Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm

It’s no secret, Apple and Qualcomm have been fighting relentlessly for a few months over royalty payments. Apple told Qualcomm that it would stop paying the disputed licensing fees. Qualcomm confirmed the aggressive move and said that its revenue and profits would be lower than expected.

Apple said that it is waiting for a court decision to resume payments. Of course, the company expects to pay a lower fee after the decision.

Elon Musk’s new venture could turn his cyborg dreams into reality

Augmenting the human brain with computers... literally

As if self-driving cars and space travel aren't extraordinary enough, Elon Musk is planning another startup straight out of the pages of science fiction: augmenting the human brain with computers.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has put his weight behind a new company dedicated to working on implants designed to interface with one's literal brain to increase human computing potential, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

Here's how Elon Musk's tunnels will put an end to traffic jams

Not at all boring.

If you've been catching the little hints Elon Musk's been dropping this year about revolutionising traffic flow with a massive network of underground tunnels, you're probably eager to hear more details about it - and we just got a few.