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Ordered Tesla Model 3, S, Or X Before February 2 Without Referral Code? You Can Still Get Free Supercharging! — Referral Code “How To” + Owner Tips & Tricks – CleanTechnica

Ordered Tesla Model 3, S, Or X Before February 2 Without Referral Code? You Can Still Get Free Supercharging! — Referral Code “How To” + Owner Tips & Tricks – CleanTechnica

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. Cars Published on February 9th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan February 9th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan If you confirmed a Tesla Model 3, Model S, or Model X order before February 1 but forgot or neglected to provide a referral code for 6–9 months of free Supercharging, fear not — you can still do so!Our own Paul Fosse has spent a bit of time digging into the intricacies of the Tesla referral program, including how to get the referral code added after ordering. While it’s not as easy as simply inputting the Supercharging discount code on the order page, it’s not that difficult to get it applied afterward.The key, of course, is that you had to have ordered your vehicle (or Tesla Powerwall or solar roof) before February 2. Also, if you already took delivery, my ...
Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Electric Car in World, 7% of Global EV Market in 2018 – CleanTechnica

Tesla Model 3 = #1 Best Selling Electric Car in World, 7% of Global EV Market in 2018 – CleanTechnica

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. Cars Published on February 9th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan February 9th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan We’ve published something like a bazillion Tesla sales charts and stats. (See “30 Nasty Charts,” for example.) But this is actually a new one. Jose Pontes of EV Volumes and CleanTechnica has his 2018 tally wrapped up and it puts the Tesla Model 3 in the #1 position globally among all plug-in vehicles.In fact, the Model 3 was approximately 55,000 sales above the #2 BAIC EC-Series, an extremely popular Chinese model. The Model 3 gobbled 7% of the plug-in vehicle market, while the #2 EC-Series and #3 Nissan LEAF each had 4%.After those top three, as the chart shows, the Tesla Model S and Model X were #4 and #5, respectively. They were followed by three Chinese models...
Jeff Bezos’s messy 2019: Divorce, blackmail and an Amazon HQ2 feud – Fox Business

Jeff Bezos’s messy 2019: Divorce, blackmail and an Amazon HQ2 feud – Fox Business

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. Jeff Bezos has experienced a relatively tumultuous new year.Continue Reading BelowIt's less than two months into 2019 and he has been riddled by a divorce, accusations of blackmail and extortion and the potential collapse of a $3 billion deal to build a second Amazon headquarters in New York City. Since early January, when the world’s richest man alive announced via Twitter that he and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, were getting divorced, shares of Amazon have dropped by almost $100, falling from $1,659.42 to $1,588.22, as of Friday’s market close. “If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again,” they wrote. “We’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, as...
National Pizza Day: Where to find freebies and cheap deals – WJLA

National Pizza Day: Where to find freebies and cheap deals – WJLA

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. by Jonathan Franklin, ABC7(Photo: BrokenSphere, MGN Online)WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Say Cheese! Feb. 9th is National Pizza Day and a number of both local and national chains are offering specials during the day for customers to sink their teeth into.Here are a list of deals to take advantage of -- but hurry, before time runs out!Domino's Pizza$5.99 mix-and-match deal. Choose two or more items, get each item for $5.99. Items that are part of the deal include a medium two-topping pizza, bread twists, stuffed cheesy bread and eight-piece boneless chicken. Also, $7.99 large or pan three-topping pizza, order online carryout only._______Cici's PizzaCustomers can purchase three medium one-topping pizzas to go for $12.________Ledo PizzaWhile there is no specific deal on their website, Na...
Where to Get Free and Discounted Pizza Today for National Pizza Day – Lifehacker

Where to Get Free and Discounted Pizza Today for National Pizza Day – Lifehacker

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. Image: PexelsIt seems like there’s a day for everything now, and today is National Pizza Day. While I’d like to argue that pizza doesn’t need a day dedicated to celebrating it, I’m always up for a deal, especially on food, and there are a ton of them to be had to today on everyone’s favorite round food.Here’s a rundown of what a lot of the national chains are doing to celebrate the big day. Your local shops might be offering their own deals in addition to these.AdvertisementWhy You Need a Cast Iron Skillet For Homemade PizzaHomemade pizza nerds are a passionate bunch; for a timid novice, the sheer amount of conflicting…Read more ReadH&R BlockI had to kick this list off with this one, because WHAT? Anyone who has their taxes virtually prep...
U.S. Stocks Went Nowhere as January Rally Hit Wall of Worry – Barron’s

U.S. Stocks Went Nowhere as January Rally Hit Wall of Worry – Barron’s

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. Michael Haddad Back to the Start. U.S. stocks headed lower—blue chips lost 1.1% at the weakest point—only to regain most of the lost ground in late-afternoon trading. The S&P 500 closed slightly above the break-even line for the day, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average remained a bit below, marking its third consecutive day of losses. Worries about a slowdown in globa...
Sprint files a lawsuit against AT&T over 5G E branding – Notebookcheck.net

Sprint files a lawsuit against AT&T over 5G E branding – Notebookcheck.net

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. It is easy to see why a subscriber might be mistaken into thinking they have 5G connectivity. (Source: MacRumors)The American telecommunications company Sprint has filed a lawsuit against AT&T in relation to the latter’s use of the term “5G Evolution”. Obviously, there is a lot of excitement about 5G connectivity and major brands are naturally trying to take advantage of consumer interest. Sprint believes AT&T is involved in outright deception.by Daniel R Deakin, 2019/02/09 Working For NotebookcheckAre you a techie who knows how to write? Then join our Team! Currently wanted: German-English-Translator - Details here We reported on AT&T’s decision to start offering its customers “5G E” back in December, and even...
Amazon might be reconsidering its second headquarters in New York – TechRadar

Amazon might be reconsidering its second headquarters in New York – TechRadar

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. After facing opposition from lawmakers and residents, Amazon might not built its second headquarters in New York after all.Sources who are “familiar with the company’s thinking” spoke to The Washington Post on Friday, and said the e-commerce giant might reconsider its deal in the face of vocal opposition to the deal. Even if the deal falls through with New York, the deal with Virginia would still stand. “The question is whether it’s worth it if the politicians in New York don’t want the project, especially with how people in Virginia have been so welcoming,” a source familiar with the matter told the Post.The blowback began after an anti-Amazon rally that was held the day after the deal was announced and has been a point of contention...
Former National Enquirer editor: David Pecker ‘may end up doing time’ | TheHill – The Hill

Former National Enquirer editor: David Pecker ‘may end up doing time’ | TheHill – The Hill

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. A former National Enquirer editor said Friday that he believes publisher David Pecker "may end up doing time.""There’s a very strong chance that David Pecker may end up doing time," Jerry George, the Enquirer’s former Los Angeles bureau chief, said on CNN’s "Erin Burnett OutFront.""It’s looking less and less like yellow journalism and more like organized crime," he added.American Media Inc. (AMI), the parent company of the National Enquirer, is facing new legal questions after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accused it of extortion and blackmail this week.Bezos, who also owns The Washington Post, said that AMI threatened to release intimate photos of himself unless he dropped an investigation into the tabloid.ADVERTISEMENT"Rather than capitul...
Terry Crews claims National Enquirer owner tried to ‘silence’ him with false prostitutes stories – Fox News

Terry Crews claims National Enquirer owner tried to ‘silence’ him with false prostitutes stories – Fox News

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. Actor Terry Crews (pictured) claims that National Enquirer owner American Media Inc. “tried to silence me” with false stories about prostitutes after he accused a talent agent in a lawsuit of groping him. (REUTERS)Terry Crews claims that National Enquirer owner American Media Inc. “tried to silence" him with false stories about prostitutes after he accused a talent agent in a lawsuit of groping him.The Brooklyn 99 actor’s claim Friday came a day after Jeff Bezos accused AMI chairman and CEO David Pecker of threatening to publish nude photos of him in the National Enquirer in a blackmail and extortion plot.“This same company, AMI, tried to silence me in my lawsuit against @wme and Adam Venit by fabricating stories of...