Apple Car planned to be released in 2019
If a recent Wall Street Journal report is to be believed, then Apple may have set the unveiling year for the Apple Car in 2019. Internally, the project has already given the status of “committed project”. Project Titan, as its being called consists of 600 people and Apple plans to triple that workforce. One more surprising claim by the report suggests that Apple’s first car may not actually be a self-driving one as many had hoped it would be.
Some bizarre but realistic ways to colonize Mars
Mars has been in the news often too much, and hence not surprisingly Elon Musk said on a comedy show that the best way to make the barren cold frozen Mars hospitable is by using thermonuclear weapons over the poles. This could be one of the fast ways of heating up the Martian atmosphere to sustain life.
There’s another slow way which is to collect greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane from Earth and release them on Mars, which will slowly heat up the Martian atmosphere to make it habitable for humans and plants. Then there’s another bizarre theory about capturing an asteroid and aiming it at Mars.
Popular message board 4chan is now sold to the original man who inspired it
The influential and often controversial message board 4chan has now been sold to the Japanese web entrepreneur, Hiroyuko Nishimura. In fact Nishimura was the inspiration for 4chan, which was based on his original image-board which was started in 2003. Nishimura has now bought 4chan for an undisclosed amount . 4chan has been hugely popular and claims nearly 22 million unique users every month and about a million new posts every day.
Skype has been experiencing major outage all over
If you’re a regular Skype user, then you must’ve been experiencing downtime for a few hours now. It has been reported that Skype users all across the world started having call drops and rendering it unusable on both desktops and mobile devices, at about 4 AM Eastern Time. The company has already notified the millions that they have identified the problem and are working towards fixing it ASAP. However, it is interesting to note that the Business users of Skype were not at all impacted by this service outage.
A rare Supermoon lunar eclipse to be seen on Sep 27
Stargazers are in for a treat! Earth will witness a total lunar eclipse or a super moon which is quite a rare phenomenon. The eclipse will be visible to the naked yet starting Sep. 27, from 5 pm to 6 pm PDT. The total eclipse of the moon will be visible in North and South America, Europe, parts of West Asia, Africa and eastern Pacific. The last such eclipse happened in 1982, and the next one is scheduled to take place only in 2033. The eclipse is supposed to last for about 72 minutes.
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