Category: Techno Babble

Babbling ’bout tech

How tech is transforming the intelligence industry

Shay Hershkovitz Contributor Shay Hershkovitz is a Senior Research Fellow at The Intelligence Methodology Research Center (IMRC). At a conference on the future challenges of intelligence organizations held in 2018, former Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats argued that he...

/ August 11, 2019

Google is shutting down its Trips app

Google is shutting down its Trips app for mobile phones, but incorporating many of the functionality from the service into its Maps app and Search features, according to a statement from the company. Support for the Trips app ends today,...

/ August 6, 2019

How to Transfer All Data from an Old iPhone to a New iPhone without iTunes or iCloud

iOS 12.4 and newer now allows you to migrate from your old iPhone to a new iPhone without needing an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup. If you ran out of iCloud storage and you don’t have a computer to...

/ August 1, 2019

Apple could release the Apple Card during the first half of August

According to a new report from Bloomberg, the launch of the Apple Card is imminent. Customers based in the U.S. should be able to order the new credit card at some point during the first half of August. Rumor has...

/ July 27, 2019

Q&A: Igniting imaginations and putting VR in the hands of students with Kai Frazier

When you were in school, you may have taken a trip to a museum or a local park, but you probably never got to see an active volcano or watch great whites hunt. As Virtual Reality grows, this could be...

/ July 18, 2019

Latest Firefox Release Available today for iOS and Desktop

Since our last Firefox release, we’ve been working on features to make the Firefox Quantum browser work better for you. We added by default Enhanced Tracking Protection which blocks known “third-party tracking cookies” from following your every move. With this...

/ July 9, 2019

Dott raises $34 million to build a sustainable scooter startup

European micro-mobility startup Dott is about to raise a $34 million Series A round (€30 million). Compared to many scooter companies out there, the startup is taking a careful approach when it comes to growth in order to build a...

/ July 4, 2019

Is open source the future?

Photo by Alex Holyoake on Unsplash Today open source software is used by everyone & everywhere knowingly or unknowingly. But it was not like this from the beginning. It all started around late ~60’s?—?early 70’s. This was the time when there...

/ July 2, 2019

Integrating Bootstrap 4 into Rails 6

…and how to use a theme To install Bootstrap 4 and a theme, we are going to be adding some packages, updating some configuration and adding a few additional gems/libraries to make life developing easier. This is going to assume you...

/ June 26, 2019

BMW says its running ahead of its electrification goals

At its NEXTGen event in Munich, BMW today announced that it is running ahead of schedule in its efforts to offer at least 25 electrified vehicles. Previously, the German luxury car manufacturer was shooting for 2025, but it now says...

/ June 25, 2019

Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants

Google and PayPal have been strategic partners for some time. The companies in 2017 announced that PayPal would become a payment method in Android Pay, the service that later rebranded as Google Pay. Last year, users who added PayPal as...

/ June 22, 2019

Everything you need to know about Progressive Web App (PWA)

Disclaimer?—?This Article is not sponsored by PWA. All the views and opinion in the Article are Author’s own. Progressive Web App, aka PWA, are the best way for developers to make their web applications load faster and more performant. In a...

/ June 22, 2019

6 Reasons To Start Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments

The world is undisputedly moving towards a digital ecosystem. Cryptocurrencies are a promising addition to that ecosystem providing unparalleled benefits to consumers and merchants. Digital currencies have become a hot topic in the past two years mostly due to the...

/ June 9, 2019

What is Stablecoin and how it is related to Security Token? | Security Token vs StableCoin

Crypto world was dominated by the news headlines of JP Morgan introducing their intention to launch the stablecoin named “JPM Coin” a few months ago. The report by Blockchain.com says that the stablecoins are coming up to the market with unprecedented...

/ June 7, 2019