Unbelievably, Apple Admits It Slows Down Older iPhones

By AATIF SULLEYMAN Apple has admitted to intentionally slowing down iPhones as they get older, without notifying customers. In doing so, the company has confirmed the biggest conspiracy theory about the mobile phone is actually true. However, it claims the move is not designed to encourage customers to upgrade to newer iPhone models. Rather, Apple […]

What is Boeing’s secret plane?

Boeing’s defence arm is set to unveil a mysterious new plane – and says it will ‘change future air power’ The aerospace giant’s defence arm teased the new craft, covered in a black cloth. It is believed to be a radical new craft using electric ‘hairdryer’ to allow it to land and take off vertically. […]

On brink of bankruptcy, Venezuela faces day of reckoning

Locked in a deep economic crisis, Venezuela’s beleaguered government has summoned creditors for crisis talks on Monday as it lurches dangerously close to defaulting on its debt. The country with the world’s largest known oil reserves is on the brink of bankruptcy, and its embattled President Nicolas Maduro is fast running out of options. With […]

Richard Branson says he’s 6 months from going to space

After thirteen years of development and setbacks — including a fatal crash, technical difficulties and frequent delays — Richard Branson’s private space program, Virgin Galactic, is soon ready for live action, at least according to Branson himself. “We are hopefully about three months before we are in space, maybe six months before I’m in space,” […]

Tour n’ Cure: Egypt launches medical tourism campaign to eradicate hepatitis C

With the highest rate of hepatitis C globally, Egypt has developed an expertise in treating it. Now it is looking to share its know-how, as well as locally produced low-cost drugs, with foreigners having trouble getting treatment at home. After launching an aggressive campaign to fight the debilitating hepatitis C virus domestically, Egypt launched a […]

Tesla to launch its Model 3 while GM may kill its Chevy Volt

The launch of Tesla’s first mass-market vehicle is almost here. This week* we’ll look at what to expect going forward. “Handover party for first 30 customer Model 3’s on the 28th!,” Musk tweeted back on July 2. “Production grows exponentially, so Aug should be 100 cars and Sept above 1500.” Model 3 configurator, simple configs […]