• The company that designs Ferraris is making a $2 million electric hypercar

    It’s not a rational or responsible desire to dream of expensive looking sports cars. But still, the 20th century image of a curvaceous four-wheeled form continues to foster a culture of envy. The high price tag attached to these cars that made them a symbol of aspiration, greed, and...
  • Nick Yates Says Robotic Technology Is Poised to Disrupt Even Vending Machines

    In recent years, a lot of media coverage has been devoted to discussing how quickly robots will take our jobs away — and how many of us will be affected. With dire predictions about robots eating up 800 million jobs by 2030, even the most unassuming observers pin the...
  • Lockheed Martin creates its largest 3D-printed space part to date

    Titanium is an ideal material for the industry, because it’s lightweight and can withstand the harsh conditions of space travel. However, manufacturers end up wasting 80 percent of the material using traditional manufacturing techniques — plus, each component could take years to build. Rick Ambrose, the company’s executive VP,...
  • Slime Molds Remember—But Do They Learn?

    Slime molds are among the world’s strangest organisms. Long mistaken for fungi, they are now classed as a type of amoeba. As single-celled organisms, they have neither neurons nor brains. Yet for about a decade, scientists have debated whether slime molds have the capacity to learn about their environments...
  • How watching the World Cup final might affect your health

    France and Croatia’s soccer teams will face off this weekend in a World Cup final that’s sure to make pulses spike. After all, Apple Watches registered soaring heart rates when the World Cup match between Colombia and England ended in a close penalty shootout, The Independent reports. Days later...
  • 4 Tips for Comparing and Evaluating Equipment Before Purchase

    Purchasing a new piece of equipment for your business can be a difficult process filled with lots of different steps and friction. However, this isn’t the time to sit back and let someone else take charge. A correct purchase will push your business forward, while an incorrect one could...
  • iFixit finds a 'cover-up' inside new MacBook Pro keyboards

    As some have suspected, however, any re-engineering may have taken a “why not both?” approach. iFixit found a new silicone barrier around the switch that would help make it quieter — and keep potential contaminants from gumming up the works. Another link is a patent Apple received for something...
  • Best Buy somehow came up with the best way of charging Xbox game controller batteries

    Look, I don’t know how much time you spend in the video game accessories aisle at your local Best Buy. I like games plenty, but I’m not one for browsing fancy surround sound headsets, silicone controller skins, console carrying bags, or any of the other non-critical stuff on those...
  • How Start-Up Chile Helps Entrepreneurs and Chile Alike

    The Start-Up Chile accelerator was arguably the spark that ignited Chile’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Chilean government, through the development agency CORFO, founded Start-Up Chile in 2010 as a way to bring in foreign entrepreneurs who would galvanize Chile’s transition into an economy built on technology and innovation. Since then,...