Will Smith Resigns Academy Membership After Slapping Chris Rock at Oscars
After slapping presenter Chris Rock, Will Smith was again back up on the Oscars stage when he won the best actor award. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images Will Smith will resign from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences after he hit presenter and comedian Chris Rock during last Sunday’s Oscars. “My... Read more
Amazon Staten Island Workers Unionize in a Historic First
The ALU also benefited from geography. “New York City is a union town,” said RWDSU president Stuart Appelbaum during a Thursday evening press conference, noting that he was “thrilled” for the ALU, which at that time was ahead in the results. “It is one of the most union-friendly towns... Read more
Spring4Shell: Researchers still looking for exploitable real-world apps
Security researchers continue to look for real-world, “in the wild” applications that are exploitable using the remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Spring Core, known as Spring4Shell. But as of this writing, VentureBeat is not aware of any public reports of real-world applications that are susceptible to the Spring4Shell... Read more
Explaining Spring4Shell: The Internet security disaster that wasn’t
Getty Images Hype and hyperbole were on full display this week as the security world reacted to reports of yet another Log4Shell. The vulnerability came to light in December and is arguably one of the gravest Internet threats in years. Christened Spring4Shell—the new code-execution bug in the widely used... Read more
The Best Comedies on Netflix
Trying to find a half decent comedy on Netflix? You’re welcome. These are, at time of writing, some of our favorite comedies currently available to watch on Netflix. It’s a mix of old classics with brand new releases you need to check out. Alright, let’s get started. The Mitchells... Read more
Washington State Passed a Contentious New Gig Worker Law
James Childers says he really likes his job driving for Uber and Lyft in Spokane, a city in Washington State. But since he started working for ride-hailing companies in 2017, he’s seen drivers’ shares of each fare slip. Once, three-quarters of each trip went right into his pocket, he... Read more
Slingshot lands $25.2M contract for digital space twin
Slingshot Aerospace has landed a $25.2 million contract from the U.S. Space Force (USSF) to scale up its Digital Space Twins for representing satellite orbits, space weather and radio interference. The investment will help the company develop a government version of its tech for war gaming and mission planning.... Read more
Pocket Build Now Available on Apple Arcade (Seriously)
Apple Arcade/Screenshot by Shelby Brown/CNET Open-world simulation game Pocket Build is now available, fully unlocked, for Apple Arcade subscribers. In the game, you can build your own world — realistic, fantasy or a mix of the two — from the ground up. Raise farms, construct monuments, houses, castles and... Read more
The Wheel of Time Isn't For Every Fan
Amazon’s new series, based on Robert Jordan’s books, stumbles a bit in its adaptation and won’t please every reader. Source link Read more
Cognifiber miniaturizes photonics for edge computing
We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – August 3. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Learn more about Transform 2022 Cognifiber, a company that builds stand-alone photonic artificial intelligence (AI) accelerators for IoT analytics,... Read more