If you're north of the Equator, then today's the longest day of the year. It's also Father's Day in Syria, "Go Skateboarding Day," and World Humanist Day. Meanwhile, there's also some early news waiting for you in iFive:
With geo-aware brains and no driver, this modified Audi TT-S experimental vehicle is built to drift around corners and then regain control of itself. It could be the forerunner of future handling systems that could allow drivers to avoid accidents.
Oracle Corp surprised many observers by forking over approximately $7.4 billion to buy Sun Microsystems, thus moving instantly into the hardware business. It's the closing move in a game where Sun spent months looking for a buyer, and it also creates a software-hardware titan that can battle with the likes of IBM.