Category: Technobabble

Boeing’s 737 Crash, Tesla’s Model Y, and More News This Week

Here at WIRED Transportation, we get to write about all sorts of stuff. Self-driving cars. Hyperloops. Bike lane design. Subway maps. The occasional man dressed up as a car seat for an apparently legitimate purpose.

Score a comprehensive collection of IT training for less than $50

These 14 beginner-friendly certification courses can prepare anyone for a lucrative career in IT.

Decade in review: Trends in seed- and early-stage funding

We’ve decided to step back from the breaking news for a minute to conduct a review of seed and early-stage funding trends over the last decade for U.S.-based companies. I’m fairly certain we can all agree that the environment for startups has changed dramatically in the past 10 years, specifically in two major ways: The […]

Primp Your Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat With Satin Black Package

Add a bit of flair to the 707-horsepower muscle sedan. Dodge is reportedly adding an appearance package for its Charger SRT Hellcat yet again. According to Mopar Insiders, a new package called Satin Black is set

Berlin zoo’s new polar bear is the adorable ray of light we need

LOOK AT THIS ADORABLE POLAR BEAR CUB!Image: picture alliance via Getty Image By Marcus Gilmer2019-03-16 17:18:48 UTC As we struggle our way through the cold mud towards spring amidst a barrage of awful news, it’s

Apex Legends is prepping for a big Battle Pass launch

Apex Legends surprised the gaming world two months ago, bringing a new, frenetic dynamic to the Battle Royale genre of games that has already attracted 50 million players. That first huge milestone didn’t come at a cheap price — EA reportedly paid Ninja $1 million to stream the game. But now the question concerns whether […]

Space Photos of the Week: One Last Piece of the Moon Rock

Rock of ages: Here we see astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt collecting lunar samples during the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. (Astronauts pounded a “drive tube” into the lunar ground to pull a core of material,

How Does Music Affect Your Brain? Every Way Imaginable

Waking up. Working out. Riding the bus. Music is an ever-present companion for many of us, and its impact is undeniable. You know music makes you move and triggers emotional responses, but how and why?

Even In 2019, Women In Tech Are Getting Short-Changed On C-Suite Jobs

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash With conferences like the SXSW in Austin, Texas, Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and even the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland happening all over the world,

XGenomes is bringing DNA sequencing to the masses

As healthcare moves toward genetically tailored treatments, one of the biggest hurdles to truly personalized medicine is the lack of fast, low-cost genetic testing. And few people are more familiar with the problems of today’s genetic diagnostics tools than Kalim Mir, the 52-year-old founder of XGenomes, who has spent his entire professional career studying the […]

Audi Q2 E-Tron Spied Testing Electric Powertrain In the Snow

The EV looks just like the combustion-powered version. New spy shots provide the very first look at the Audi Q2 E-Tron, which is the fully electric version of the brand’s compact crossover. This one wears

A Ferocious Shrimp Inspires a Robot Claw That Shoots Plasma

The pistol shrimp, aka the snapping shrimp, is a peculiar contradiction. At just a few inches long, it wields one proportionally sized claw and another massive one that snaps with such force the resulting shockwave

Changelly’s Interview with Kosala Hemachandra: From the MEW V5 Launch to the Future of Blockchain

In the middle of February Changelly announced its partnership with the pioneer among Ethereum-based crypto wallets — MyEtherWallet. Moreover, this collaboration matched with the launch of a new wallet version called MEW V5. We’ve already written a

You can now get cutout wallpapers for your Galaxy S10 via Galaxy Themes store

The move comes a week after Samsung fans created some rather innovative cutout wallpapers, posting them to reddit.

3 apps and courses on sale that could get you spinning beats like a pro DJ in no time

There’s no other way to say it: EDM is big. According to Forbes, the world’s 10 highest-paid DJs raked in a collective quarter billion dollars in revenue last year — including six-time frontrunner Calvin Harris,

Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’s Claims”, Apple walks through and dismantles some of the key parts of Spotify’s accusations about how the App Store […]

How to Watch Tesla’s Model Y Reveal Tonight

Elon Musk will take the stage tonight at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, California, to unveil the Model Y, his electric automaker’s latest model. So far, we don’t know much about the Y beyond the

Could Facebook and Whatsapp Become Major Players in the Remittance Market with Crypto?

It is safe to assume that anyone with a working internet connection has heard of Facebook and its subsidiary, Whatsapp. Bloomberg reported on Dec 21, 2018, that Facebook is working on a cryptocurrency that will