Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation is funding a new type of evacuation "cocoon" to help fly sick medical workers from West Africa
If you can't beat them, avoid them.
The Pentagon commits to planning for higher temperatures, and retired generals line up to help
Mobile food startups are moving beyond delivery into food prep
Cities relax or abandon purchasing restrictions in a bid to avoid more serious downturn
Ministry of Supply’s Aviator jacket combines the structure of a tailored garment with the functionality of a windbreaker
The Department of Education may double the number of debt collectors who go after defaulted federal student loans
This year's must-have Silicon Valley office accessory: a $199 bear costume
Date: June 24, 2010
Retail price: Starting at $199
Cost of components: $187.51
The estimated cost to build the iPhone 4 climbed by more than $8 over the previous iteration. Part of the increase came from rising cost of the display. At $28.50, it costs $12.50 more than the display on the last version, the iPhone 3GS, released in 2009. Another addition is the $2.60 gyroscope chip, supplied by Geneva-based STMicroelectronics. Other component costs fell. For instance, the capacitive glass that makes the iPhone’s display sensitive to touch cost $10, down from $16 last time around.