Apple is reportedly investing $1 billion in original video content

Apple will invest approximately $1 billion in acquiring and producing original TV shows over the next year, according to The Wall Street Journal.The investment could result in as many as 10 new shows, a source told the publication, with the iPhone-maker looking to match the high-quality output of networks like HBO. The market for this […]

Overstock to Keep 50% of All Bitcoin Payments as Investments

Here’s a way to accumulate come Bitcoin. Sell millions! This story will be my “go to” for the 12 people a day who tell me you can’t buy anything with cryptocurrency 🙂 Online retailer is shifting its cryptocurrency investment strategy keeping half of the bitcoin it takes in as payment, the company’s CEO has […]

Watch a Pod Race Through the Hyperloop for the First Time Ever

The future sounds a bit like a witch crying over a dead cat. That spooky wail is the sound hyperloop makes – at least, the version of the high-speed transportation system designed by Hyperloop One, which just took a big stride toward the day it flings you between cities in near-vacuum tubes. The Los Angeles company […]

What Google’s New Autoplay Experiment Means for the Future of Search

We’re moving towards the idea that it’s okay to autoplay video, push preroll type content and use the users intent to give him what he wants.  Creepy? Minority Report?  More likely we reject that and Google finds place where it helps the experience.  I’ve been watching new interfaces on TV apps (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon..) and […]

The US Navy 3D printed a concept submersible in four weeks

Militaries around the world have eyed 3D printing as a cost and time-effective resource for future missions, whether it’s printing up replacement parts for warplanes, grenade launchers, or meals for soldiers. Recently, the US Navy has partnered with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory to develop a proof-of-concept submersible that was printed in under four weeks. […]