Tech & Security

Thanks to a rapid technological development, millions of people now take things for granted, that they could not even imagine a few years ago. However, everything new brings not only opportunities but dangers as well. In this section we write about the ways to use the former and insure you against the latter. We discuss what each product is intended for, what individual devices can do, who invents and produces them as well as how to keep your data confidential and not fall for machinations, tricks or hoaxes. You will find all about it here.

Mayflower Autonomous Ship for transatlantic travel to be built in 2020

Mayflower Autonomous Ship for transatlantic travel to be built in 2020

The new autonomous ship will cross the Atlantic Ocean to mark the 400th anniversary of the trip made by English settlers on the first Mayflower.
Volvo Unveils Its First Electric Car, XC40 Recharge

Volvo Unveils Its First Electric Car, XC40 Recharge

Over the next few years, the company has promised to launch a new electric car every year, and become fully carbon neutral by 2040.
NASA unveils new spacesuits for missions to the Moon and to Mars

NASA unveils new spacesuits for missions to the Moon and to Mars

The new spacesuits offer increased freedom of movement and protection from extreme temperatures and radiation.

Startup Relativity Space will start printing rockets on Mars

The company will leverage a universal production method and AI algorithms in hopes of competing with giants like SpaceX and Blue Origin.

Final design presented for Uniti One electric city car

The company’s engineers made several changes to make the car more affordable.

Toyota LQ concept car will be equipped with next-generation virtual assistant

The new interface will keep drivers awake during their journey and introduces a new system to control the vehicle.

Great Britain to Send a Four-Legged Robotic Rover to the Moon

British startup Spacebit and American company Astrobotic have scheduled the mission for 2021. It will be Britain’s first ever lunar rover. Such devices were earlier sent to the Moon by the United States, China and Russia.

American Labels Complain about Piracy by Telegram

Telegram is accused of poor filtering of musical compositions in open channels.

Twitter Uses 2FA Data to Show Tailored Ads

A malfunction in Twitter’s advertising system allowed advertisers to gain access to e-mail addresses and phone numbers provided by users for safety and security purposes.

Google releases new tool to measure pollution in cities 

The company is adding new cities to their Environmental Insights Explorer service, which can be used to track the environmental conditions within the city, highlighting the most critical types of pollution for a particular area.

Apple to develop smart health-conscious clothes

Such clothes will allow to read a person’s ECG, pressure, heart rate, etc. in the most efficient way.

Zero-day exploit discovered in Android core

Samsung, Xiaomi, Pixel and other smartphones are vulnerable to this bug.

Modular robotic vehicle Citybot will replace all other city vehicles and end traffic jams

Its modular system will make it possible to transform Citybot into several modifications - from a taxi to a garbage truck.

Michigan police searching for suspects who hacked billboard to display porn

The NSFW video played instead of ads for approximately 20 minutes until drivers reported the incident to 911.

Amazon develops a legal framework for facial recognition systems

The company plans to hand over the finished bill to the government.
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