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The Garmin Hack Was a Warning
It’s been over a week since hackers crippled Garmin with a ransomware attack, and five days since its services started flickering back to life. The company still hasn’t fully recovered, as syncing issues and delays continue to haunt corners of the Garmin Connect platform. Two things, though, are clear:... Read more
Oculus Quest dev discovers replay, passthrough features in system software
Oculus Quest developer Gerald McAlister has made more discoveries while digging inside the Quest system software after finding a potential “Guardian Couch” feature earlier this week. New code he uncovered indicates that an instant replay feature is being developed for the Quest, as well as a “passthrough portal” feature. Instant... Read more
A 17 year old has been charged with the big celebrity Twitter hack
A teenager in Florida allegedly played a major role in the massive Twitter hack earlier this month that commandeered some of the platform’s highest profile accounts, including Elon Musk’s and former President Barack Obama’s, to scam people out of about $120,000 in bitcoin. Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was charged... Read more
Amazon investing $10 billion to compete against SpaceX in satellite broadband
Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino Amazon has received US approval to launch 3,236 low-Earth orbit satellites for its planned “Project Kuiper” broadband service. A Federal Communications Commission order granting Amazon’s application was released Thursday. Amazon said in a blog post that it will invest more than $10 billion in... Read more
Examples of Failure in Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence is groundbreaking and, at times, still quite mind blowing. We’re constantly peppered with amazing stories of efficiency, automation, and intelligent prognostication. But AI isn’t perfect. And for every story of success, there’s another tale of a mess up or mistake – a situation where something didn’t go... Read more
How to watch SpaceX bring NASA astronauts back to Earth this weekend
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley strapped into Crew Dragon prior to the launch scrub May 27. SpaceX The SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission has been smooth sailing so far for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley successfully launched and rode to the International Space... Read more