Apple Is Considering Teaming Up With Foxconn To Bid For Toshiba Chip Unit

Apple is reportedly considering getting together with its iPhone assembler Foxconn Technology to bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, a Japan public broadcaster NHK reported Friday, according to Reuters. Apple would be making its own bid next to Foxconn’s bid, and is considering investing at least several billion dollars for a

What to Know About Investing in the Internet of Things

This story originally appeared on The Motley Fool. The stock market today offers investors a plethora of compelling portfolio candidates to take advantage of the Internet of Things — that is, the trend of adding internet connectivity to everyday things in our lives — ranging from early-stage businesses to massive,

Facial-recognition software finds a new use: diagnosing genetic disorders

Dr. Maximilian Muenke has a superpower: He can diagnose disease just by looking at a person’s face. Specifically, he can spot certain genetic disorders that make telltale impressions on facial features. “Once you’ve done it for a certain amount of years, you walk into a room and it’s like oh,

Quantum Computing’s Potential to Disrupt Everything

Consider three hair-pulling problems: 1 percent of the world’s energy is used every year just to produce fertilizer; solar panels aren’t powerful enough to provide all the power for most homes; investing in stocks often feels like a game of Russian roulette. Those seemingly disparate issues can be solved by