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Zero-day exploit discovered in Android core

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

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

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.

HyFlyer - hydrogen-powered passenger aircraft

The UK is about to witness testing of the hydrogen-powered HyFlyer passenger aircraft developed by ZeroAvia and the British Cranfield University.

BolaWrap is a safe weapon to disarm criminals

Taser stun guns are considered to be non-lethal weapons, but they killed 49 people last year in the United States alone. In this regard, the police are carefully studying alternative ways of neutralizing criminals.

US Air Force to Receive Flying Jeeps

The U.S. Air Force command has launched its Agility Prime project aimed to explore the possibility of creating flying cars for military needs.

Altered State of Consciousness in Virtual Reality: Try It Yourself

HiTecher’s staff is against drugs, but you do not need hallucinogens to have a psychedelic experience in the 21st century. Illicit drugs and shamanistic practices are being replaced by high technologies.

Moltex Energy to build a safe nuclear reactor

Recently, the British company raised more than $7.5 million in investments, which it intends to spend to create a unique stable salt reactor.

MIT scientists develop environmentally friendly cement

The new method of producing cement will help to avoid carbon pollution, and all by-products will be fully reusable.

WhatsApp ‘Delete for everyone’ feature does not remove files from your iPhone

The client used for the iOS messenger deletes media files from the conversation, but they are not deleted from the recipient’s phone.

Japanese HAWK30 pseudo-satellite passes first tests

Engineers tested on-board system security and telecommunications connectivity.

Tesla patents next-generation battery

Company engineers claim that the battery will last for up to 1.6 million kilometers of travel.

Smart screenshot search feature to be added in Android phones

The service will identify information in screenshots using OCR. 

New iOS 13 bug gives access to your contacts without unlocking your phone

The previous version of the system included the exact same workaround.