September 21, 2016
Apple Wants To Give You An iCar, Zuck Wants To Cure You
It was a busy and bold day in Silicon Valley on Wednesday as two tech giants went in opposite directions in their attempts to change the world:
- The Financial Times reported that Apple was in acquisition talks with super-car company McLaren as part of their overall drive to a possible iCar. McLaren denied those rumors. We just hope that the car isn’t powered by Siri or else we will end up going nowhere really fast…
- On a slightly more ambitious and altruistic note, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan pledged to spend $3 billion over the next ten years to cure all diseases by the end of the century. Yes, you read that right: ALL diseases. No. Big. Deal.
We can’t wait for this bold future full of long, disease-free lives spent in self-driving super cars… assuming the planet doesn’t melt before then.
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