• Crunch Report | Uber Adds Tipping

    Netflix launches a “choose your own adventure” style cartoon for children, Uber adds tipping as the first change in its “180 days of change” campaign, Skype outage causes connectivity issues and Boom has 76 pre-orders for its supersonic Jet. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Google’s 3 Top Executives Have 8 Private Jets

    Google’s 3 Top Executives Have 8 Private Jets

    A surprising piece of news was buried in an article this week. Friday, The Mercury News reported the three top executives at Google, Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt, are offering to pay $33 million to finish the restoration of the historic airship hangar at Moffett Field. The giant structure, built in the 1930s and called Hangar One, sits a few miles from the Googleplex and… Read More

  • Video: All Nippon Airways brings Gundam to the skies

    It seems that Japan’s obsession with Gundam is limitless. What can follow after a 60-foot Gundam robot, a Gundam Cafe in Akihabara, or a 1.5m tall figure? Answer: a Gundam jet. Read More

  • Next-gen Gulfstream 650 private jet nearly breaks sound barrier

    [photopress:gs650.jpg,full,center] The new Gulfstream 650 private jet will have a maximum velocity of 704 mph, ever so close to the speed of sound, 770 mph. The jet, which won’t be available until 2012, will carry a price tag of nearly $65 million. Able to hold 18 people, its range—7,000 nautical miles—means that it can go from New York to just about anywhere, save Australia… Read More