Oliver McIrwin

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Watch SpaceX’s new crew capsule pass a five-second hover test

This past week, SpaceX released a video of its Dragon 2 spacecraft successfully performing a five-second hover test at the company's rocket facility in McGregor, Texas. This was another milestone for the company as it works toward completing NASA certification of the new spacecraft, which will …

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

Time to freak out: 4 reasons the global economy is screwed

A FRESH BLAST OF COLD AIR swept across global financial and commodity markets on Wednesday, raising fears that the world economy could be heading …

Werner Herzog would like you to sign off Facebook and read the Warren Commission

"Read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read," says Werner Herzog, wrapping up the post-film Q&A for his latest doc, <i>Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World</i>.<p>The celebrated documentarian's advice is directed at young filmmakers, who he feels are too often trained in …

The Weather On Android Just Got A Whole Lot Better

If you are and Android user and want to know whether it’ll rain or snow tomorrow, just searching for ‘weather’ on Google always gave you a quick and easy way to find out. But while Google would happily show you basic weather info, this was never the most exciting of experiences. Starting today, …