Lizzie Plaugic, The Verge
The sight of a cockroach on the run may strike fear into your heart, but what if it were running to save you? That’s what researchers at UC Berkeley had in mind when they designed CRAM, a robot prototype that looks just like a cockroach.
Andrew Moseman, Popular Mechanics
We’re getting close to the March 2016 mark when Elon Musk told the world that Tesla would reveal the Model 3, it’s new, more affordable take on the electric car. But Musk now says the event at the end of next month may not, in fact, be a full reveal. Musk promised only “the first pictures of the Model 3,” meaning some of the details about the much-anticipated EV could remain in a dark deeper into 2016.
Todd Leopold, CNN
Just over 100 years after he published his general theory of relativity, scientists have found what Albert Einstein predicted as part of the theory: gravitational waves.
Jonathan Pearlman, The Telegraph
Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone
Chris Welch, The Verge
After testing the feature on both Android and iOS in recent months, Instagram today announced that it’s officially launching multi-account support inside the photo sharing social app. Now, users can maintain more than one account on the same device.
Andrew Liszewski, Toyland
Racing drones still isn’t considered as challenging as other vehicular sports given the pilots aren’t actually inside the vehicles they’re controlling. But watching the first-person footage of this drone absolutely tearing through a packed warehouse, you can’t argue there isn’t a ton of skill required.
Chris Welch, The Verge
Apple’s planning to release the upcoming iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 18th, according to 9to5Mac. If accurate, that would come just three days after the rumored March 15th press event — also still unconfirmed — so Apple may skip preorders entirely for the new products.
Sharon Gaudin, Computerworld
After several days of Twitter users in an uproar over an online report that said the social network was about to change the way its users see their timeline, Twitter laid out its plans.
Nicole Lou, Popular Science
A new construction material could make the concrete jungle function a bit more like a natural one. Palazzo Italia, which debuted at the 2015 World’s Fair in Milan, is the first building made of concrete that’s designed to clear the air.
David Yi, Mashable
We’ve already seen the crowded field of LED wearables at CES, as such products try to find their places in the fashion universe. But most fall flat for one major reason: They are way too gimmicky. When tech always comes first, and fashion always comes second, looks can appear cheesy at best.