Today in Apple history: IBM and Apple team up for the first time

Given its position as the company’s earliest arch-nemesis, Apple’s partnership with IBM was massive news when it was announced a couple of years ago. But it wasn’t the first time the two companies had agreed to help one another. On 30 June 1993, Apple and IBM shipped their first collaborative product: the catchily-named “SNA.ps 5250”…

Driver killed in Tesla Autopilot crash

  The driver killed in the first known fatal crash of a Tesla vehicle in the semi-autonomous Autopilot mode had previously posted a viral video of his Model S avoiding an accident with Autopilot engaged. Joshua Brown, a 40-year-old Ohio man who regularly posted Tesla videos to his YouTube account, received more than 1.7 million views to a dash cam…

Antarctic Ozone Layer Shows Early Signs Of Healing

The wound to the ozone layer above Antarctica, a menace to most of the marine food chain, is showing signs of healing. A Science paper reporting the news suggests we may be seeing the back of one of the worst environmental threats humanity has faced, and a vindication of the international cooperation that addressed the problem. Many…

Video: Tesla owner builds this crazy autonomous charging system

Some day you’ll pull your electric car into your garage and it will start charging instantly because there will be a wireless charger built into the floor beneath it. We have quite a ways to go before wireless technology can safely move enough current to efficiently charge a car though, and different companies are working on…

Apple’s new plan for Apple Music

Cold hard cash, and a surprising amount of creative input from top Apple executives, are key to Cupertino’s plan for making Apple Music a hit, according to a new behind-the-scenes report about the streaming service. The money translates predictably into cutting deals for exclusive tracks and funding music videos and documentaries, but the creative input…

Twitter hires Ex-Apple designer as a director of AR and VR

A week after acquiring the machine-learning firm Magic Pony, Twitter is venturing further into the realm of virtual reality and augmented reality. The microblogging site has acquired the music VR experience startup IXOMOXI and hired its CEO, Alessandro Sabatelli, to serve as Twitter’s director of AR and VR. Sabatelli, a former Apple designer, confirmed the…

New Liquid Aspirin Claims To Pass Through Blood-Brain Barrier

The delivery of drugs to the brain has been a problem for doctors for a long time. So good is the blood-brain barrier at its job preventing harmful things such as pathogens from entering the brain, that it also stops medicine from getting through too. This has been a major issue for the treatment of…

Video: fastest Tesla in the world take on Pikes Peak

Every year, the fastest and craziest cars in the world assemble at Pikes Peak, a three-mile hill climb in the Rocky Mountains. Among the cars on show this year was something unusual — a Tesla Model S, technically a “production” car, but completely stripped out and turned into a lean, mean, racing machine. The car…

The Spinning Illusion Is Some Sort of Light Magic

I don’t know how these tiny dancers got trapped inside this spinning zoetrope but it’s the only explanation I can come up with for this insane light animation. Their movements are so smooth, and the shining light captures the grace of their dance so well that I’m sure some sort of magic has to be…

How Much Google Really Knows About You

How Much Google Really Knows About You? It’s hardly a secret that Google tracks pretty much everything you do online, and it does this for a few reasons — mainly to keep the lights on. Google makes money from ads, and the more data it has on users the better it can target advertising. But…

Create Bootable USB In Windows 10 (Using CMD)

These days very few people burn ISO images on disks and use them as bootable media. Now, USB drives have replaced them as they are faster and a more convenient method to install an operating system on a machine. While there are many tools to make bootable USB drive, there’s one provided by even Microsoft,…

The Most Expensive Carousel in the World In 360-Degree

Jane’s Carousel is one of the most iconic carousels in the world, but few people know it’s crazy backstory. Prior to arriving at its new home in a $9 million glass box facing the Manhattan skyline, the carousel sat in Isadora Park in Youngstown, Ohio, where it was constructed in 1922. So how the hell…