Category: Technobabble

Grab moves to offer digital insurance services in Southeast Asia

Grab is Southeast Asia’s top ride-hailing firm, thanks in no small part to its acquisition of Uber’s local business last year, but the company also houses an ambitious fintech arm, too. That just added another vertical to its business after Grab announced it is teaming up with China’s ZhongAn to introduce insurance. Grab and ZhongAn International, […]

Facebook’s ’10 Year Challenge’ Is Just a Harmless Meme—Right?

If you use social media, you’ve probably noticed a trend across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter of people posting their then-and-now profile pictures, mostly from 10 years ago and this year. Instead of joining in, I

What to Expect When ETH’s Expecting

An engineer’s guide to ETH2.0 Special thanks to Nic Carter for this ridiculous image which he made in PowerPoint. What is ETH2.0? ETH2.0 is the planned replacement for Ethereum. Over the next several years, ETH2.0’s designers intend

Tattoo artist attempts ‘Bird Box’ challenge, and it goes about as well as you’d expect

  Can we just collectively agree that the Bird Box love has gotten out of hand? By now the internet has witnessed people blindfolding themselves in the name of Bird Box and attempting to do

New tickets available for TechCrunch Winter Party at Galvanize

If you haven’t snagged a ticket to the 2nd Annual TechCrunch Winter Party on February 8, listen up and listen good. We just released the third round of our first-come-first-serve tickets, and the first two batches sold like proverbial hotcakes. Buy your ticket while you still can, because you don’t want to miss out on a […]

Hacking The Job Market via Lambda School with Austen Allred

Listen to the interview on iTunes, or Google Podcast, or watch on YouTube. Today’s show would not be possible without Digital Ocean. Get started on DigitalOcean for free with a free $100 credit at In

Ford’s Shelby GT500 Is the Most Powerful Mustang Ever

The latest take on the muscled up Mustang has more than 700 horsepower and might actually corner as well as it sprints.

Hyundai Payment Relief Plan Helps Furloughed Federal Workers

The Korean automaker wants to help those affected by the partial U.S. government shutdown. Friends, is an automotive haven where enthusiasts of all walks of life can escape the drudgery of the day. We do

NBCUniversal announces streaming service that will be free to paid TV subscribers

NBCUniversal is joining the long list of media giants looking to compete with Netflix. The company today announced plans to launch its own streaming service in early 2020. The still-unnamed service will include advertising and will be available at no additional cost to pay TV subscribers. If you aren’t a pay TV subscriber, or if […]

Samsung will launch Galaxy M, first notched phone, in India on Jan. 28 (Updated)

The notched Samsung Galaxy M series is aimed squarely at India and taking on Xiaomi, Vivo, and others.

How To Become Data Scientist Without CS Degree

Last year of the university, quite hard days you might imagine. Every second pass with the anxiety of future when you turned off the screen of any device and moved away from social media or

Michael B. Jordan texts his buddy Thanos to ask for help with an annoying problem

  If you’re faced with an annoying individual who just won’t stop talking, there are a number of people you can call. The most common get-out option would be a friend, ideally someone who can

Goldman Sachs leads $8M round in cyber security skills platform Immersive Labs

Immersive Labs, a cyber security skills platform founded by James Hadley, who used to be a researcher at GCHQ, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Goldman Sachs, with participation from a number of unnamed private investors. Operating in the cyber security training space, Immersive Labs helps enterprise IT and […]

Serverless Computing — The Truth behind the New Business Trend

Cloud computing has evoked a new hope among enterprises and businesses. Most of the entrepreneurs (including me) have begun to worry less about IT infrastructure. Well, all thanks to the Cloud! At present, serverless computing

Testing times for second wave scooter startups

Investors are still pouring millions into scooter startups, albeit sometimes at flat valuations. At the same time a little cash is flowing the other way, in cases where cities have realized the importance of prioritizing the needs of the local environment and its citizens, over and above the ambitions of VCs for a swift and lucrative […]

Trump’s Border Wall Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

Only in times like these can the internet oscillate between getting excited about the woman serving water on the red carpet at the Golden Globes and fascination with Jeff Bezos’ love life in the same

Obnoxious IOS Settings to Turn OFF

Quick Guide for Pain Relief Settings-> Privacy->Advertising (Turn off to Limit Ad Tracking and stop Apple from tracking you) 2. Settings->Privacy->Analytics->Share iPhone Analytics. (Turn off. Why share everything you do?) 3. Settings->Privacy->Loation Services->System Services->Location Based Apple