Happy Friday, Austin!
Some of you might have already headed out for a long July 4 weekend. For others, there’s still work to be done.
Either way, here’s a look at some of the technology stories making waves and generating buzz around the interwebs this morning:
At last, some news on the Tesla Model 3
Tesla fans and industry experts alike have been pushing to hear more details about what we can expect from the new Tesla Model 3. Well, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promises he’s ready to pull back the curtain a bit. In a response to a Twitter message, Musk said that the company will have some news on Sunday about the Model 3.
For now, speculation is that Musk will reveal more specs and configuration data on the new model, and maybe give more concrete info on delivery dates. But with Musk, you just never know. So stay tuned.
10 years in, how the iPhone has changed everything
When the iPhone debuted in 2007, we could hardly have known how it would change our world. Now, thanks to the late Steve Jobs’ most famous product, we have become a world of selfie-snapping, emoji-sending, fast-texting people who are always connected. Always. Always. Always.
Over at CNet, there’s an interesting piece that breaks down the ways the iPhone has revolutionized the ways we live and interact with each other.
And happy 10th anniversary, iPhone.
Why does it seem ransomware is getting worse?
Ransomware is malicious software that is designed to block access to a computer or server unless the victim agrees to pay the ransonware designer. It’s not a new concept, but a series of recent attacks have the malware in the headlines. Over at Mashable, they take a look at the history of ransomware and test the idea that use of the software is growing and getting worse.
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