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Hidden Figures: Inspiring STEM heroes for girls

Tracey Welson-Rossman Crunch Network Contributor Tracey Welson-Rossman is the founder of TechGirlz, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing the gender gap in technology occupations. How to join the network There is a much-loved aphorism used by parents of all generations that says “you are what you eat.” I would also suggest ...

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Brabus 800 is a Mercedes-AMG G65 with More Oomph

German tuner Brabus is one of our favorite companies. Not because of the canvas it chooses to work on or the horsepower it’s able to develop from relatively small displacement engines. We love them because the company shows no restraint, no thoughts of doing anything but ostentatiousness. Brabus lives to ...

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How to use Google two-factor authentication

Do you really think security is too much trouble? That no one is ever going to bother with your accounts? Ask former Gizmodo employee Mat Honan if he feels that way after his accounts and devices were wiped clean . That could have been you, and it could have been ...

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Using a Gear S3 with an iPhone: Too many concessions

Last week, Samsung released the iOS version of its Gear S app. With the app, users can use the Gear S2 or Gear S3 smartwatch with an iPhone for the first time. ZDNet’s Matthew Miller has already shared his impressions of the Gear S3 Frontier, when paired to an Android ...

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'Transparent' iPhone, patents, and fake news

Yesterday the internet was awash with claims that as a result of a new patent awarded to Apple, the next iPhone will be transparent. I can only guess that these claims were made by people who just skimmed the patent before writing hyperbolic headlines. I actually took the time to ...

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Here’s what we know about the Nintendo Switch

What? The Nintendo Switch, the convertible console formally known as the NX. The product walks the line between a home and portable console, courtesy of a docking tablet and a pair of detachable controllers that work in a number of different configurations. It also features out-of-the-box multiplayer functionality, connecting up ...

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Amazon seeks to run wireless tests in Washington state

According to documents unearthed by Business Insider, Amazon Corporate has sought permission from the FCC to run tests of wireless technology prototypes in and around one of its facilities in Seattle, and outdoors in Kennewick, Washington, for unspecified purposes. The person who filed the request on behalf of the e-commerce and IT giant, ...

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The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America’s 16 intelligence organizations access to raw communications data from the NSA’s surveillance efforts. The New York Times reported that on January 3 Attorney General Loretta Lynch signed new regulations that permit the ...

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Track-Only Lotus Exige Race 380 Revealed

Looking for a new Lotus for the track? Look no further than the Exige Race 380, a slightly faster, track-only version of the Sport 380. Seen here in bumblebee yellow and black, it sports a new front splitter, modified grille, and a bigger motorsport rear wing to help keep it ...

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