Billionaire Gives Away 1,000 Cars as Holiday Present to Staff

Billionaire Gives Away 1,000 Cars as Holiday Present to Staff

00 One Indian billionaire made the holiday season extra special for his staff. Surat-based diamond tycoon Savji Dholakia gifted over 1,000 cars and 400 apartment suites to staff who performed well. The giving came during Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights celebrated on Oct. 30 this year. Hari Krishna Exports diamond company will take on part of the loan installments on the cars and apartments for five years. Those who already own a car got…

Read More

Family’s Car Caught Fire Due to Galaxy Note 7 Explosion

Family’s Car Caught Fire Due to Galaxy Note 7 Explosion

00 Bad news keeps surfacing about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Father of an 8-year-old, Nathan Dornacher and his family found their car had burst into a violent blaze due to their Galaxy Note 7. The Dornacher couple says that they just got back from a yard sale on Labor Day morning in St. Petersburg, Florida. It was a normal day for the family. They bought a desk for their daughter, unloaded it and set it…

Read More

Apple Slapped With Fine Up To $14.5 Billion By the European Union

Apple Slapped With Fine Up To $14.5 Billion By the European Union

00 Following a 3-year investigation into Apple’s tax pact with the Irish government, the European Union’s anti-trust body has slapped Apple with a fine up to $14.5 billion (€13 billion) plus interest. Apple and Ireland are likely to appeal against the decision. CEO of Apple Tim Cook responded to the decision by writing: “This claim has no basis in fact or in law. We never asked for, nor did we receive any special deals. We…

Read More

This Week in Interesting Engineering News: June 12-18

00 [Image Source: SpaceX] Technological advancements happen so fast that each week there are endless amounts of discoveries and news about those on the cutting edge. Interesting Engineering tries to bring you the top technical content from around the web, and now we are rounding everything up that happened this last week! From the end of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing streak to a Googling grandmother that made us all smile, check out the top tech…

Read More

Microsoft Just Bought LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion, All Cash

Microsoft Just Bought LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion, All Cash

00 Microsoft just today announced a deal to purchase the professional social platform of LinkedIn forUS$196 a share, totaling US$26.2 billion. The goal of the purchase is to integrate LinkedIn into some of Microsoft’s already prospering applications like Skype and Microsoft Office. The company has said that users do not need to worry about the website changing from its core platform, and CEO Jeff Weiner is staying onboard to keep running things as planned, according to…

Read More

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle has Finally Been Solved

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle has Finally Been Solved

00 There may finally be an answer to the mystery that has cost many their lives off of the coast of the Bahamas. Many ships and planes have been known to disappear in the infamous Bermuda Triangle, and now, scientists believe they have found the answer. No, it’s not aliens, but it does involve giant craters and explosions of gas. Researchers at Arctic University of Norway believe that large build ups of methane gas in…

Read More

Minecraft and Snapchat creators join billionaires list

Minecraft and Snapchat creators join billionaires list

+10 Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Jenny finds out what makes the world’s richest people A new list of the world’s richest people is out and it shows there are more A new list of the world’s richest people is out and it shows there are more billionaires than ever before. How much is £1billion? You could buy over 3 million PS4 or X Box One consoles with it!…

Read More

Bill Gates joins with Mark Zuckerberg and other top investors for urgent global action on climate change

Bill Gates joins with Mark Zuckerberg and other top investors for urgent global action on climate change

00   On the opening day of the COP21 global climate change meeting in Paris, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have announced they have joined together with other private investors to help fight climate change by investing in renewable energy. The Breakthrough Energy Coalition will provide financial support to companies that take clean energy innovations out of the laboratory and commercialize them, the main idea being to accelerate progress on clean energy development.   “The…

Read More