AUSTIN — Elon Musk says if mankind doesn’t make it to Mars by the time he dies, it’ll be the biggest disappointment of his life.
Speaking to a packed crowd of several thousand attendees atSouth by Southwest on Saturday, the founder of Tesla andSpaceX said he might even consider making the journey himself.
“I’d like to die on Mars, just not on impact,” he said.
Regulators alerted Facebook about the problem shortly after the company announced major changes Wednesday in how it will treat users’ personal data, said Gary T. Davis, deputy data protection [...]
Apple’s basic new iPhone costs the company just over $200 to make, according to a preliminary component report from analysis firm IHS iSuppli.
The materials in the 16GB model of the phone, the firm said, cost Apple $199 while manufacturing shakes out to about $8 per phone. The iPhone 5’s materials come to a slightly higher total than the iPhone 4S. Andrew Rassweiler, IHS’s senior principal analyst for teardown services, said that the [...]
Apple confirmed Thursday that it has rejected Drones+ from its App Store. The app is designed to alert users whenever someone has been killed in a U.S. drone strike.
Wired’s Danger Room reported that the app, developed by New York-based developer Josh Begley, has been turned down three times.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, who owns 503.6 million shares of the world’s largest social network, has lost about $9 billion since the company went public in May.
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