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.

SpaceX Getting Ready to Launch a Second Batch of 60 Starlink Satellites

SpaceX Getting Ready to Launch a Second Batch of 60 Starlink Satellites

The satellites will be delivered into orbit by the reusable first stage vehicle that will be sent to space for the fourth time.
Firefox and Chrome Developers Decide to Automatically Hide Pop-up Notifications

Firefox and Chrome Developers Decide to Automatically Hide Pop-up Notifications

The new approach will help fight spam and make web surfing safer.
The US Army Developing Robots That Can Understand Commands

The US Army Developing Robots That Can Understand Commands

The new military robots should be more independent so that they could be entrusted with a greater number of tasks and reduce the number of human soldiers needed in dangerous areas.

A New Agency to Protect American Citizens’ Digital Privacy

The US Congress has proposed a new bill that will limit IT giants in collecting and using user information.

Ford Presents All-electric Mustang with 900 Hp Engine and Manual Gearbox

The electric reincarnation of the iconic car has a lot of outstanding characteristics, but the developers have not yet provided any exact figures.

Right Holders Demand That Social Media Strengthen the Fight Against Piracy

Representatives of American film companies are sure that the tools used to reveal fake news, violence and abusive publications can also help in identifying pirated content.

Robotic Bees Get Artificial Soft Muscles Similar to Those of Real Bees

The new resilient design helps robot bees to better withstand crushing into solid objects.

A software update allows the Tesla Model S to break the Porsche Taycan Turbo record

Thanks to more advanced motor control, the Model S will receive an additional 50 horsepower.

Canon’s New Lens Features Sensor Airflow

Such technology can clean the image sensor of dust more efficiently than a standard vibration-based system.

MIT creates a vest that can be used to control a robot

The innovation allows the robot to gain human reflexes and a sense of balance.

Twitter to Ban Political Advertising from November 22

The decision has already affected the company's shares.

MIT engineers create M-Blocks modular cube robots, that perform tasks in a coordinated manner

The cubes are able to organize themselves into different shapes, recognizing each other by barcodes.

Facebook sues NSO Group, the spyware developer

Attacks on WhatsApp users are the cause of the lawsuit. Facebook believes that the NSO Group has not just provided a software hacking solution, but also helped to implement it.

Waymo Startup Launches Closed Driverless Taxi Tests 

At the moment, participation in the trials requires the signing of a non-disclosure agreement, but it is still in the air when unmanned trips will be available to general public.

International Energy Agency: Offshore Wind Power Generation Can Provide More Electricity Than Mankind Needs

Experts estimate that the development of the industry and the emergence of new technologies will enable offshore wind farms to produce 420,000 TWh of energy per annum, which is 18 times more than currently required.
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