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Startup turns old gas cars into electric vehicles made for road adventures

03.24.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Those old-school SUVs and four-wheel-drive adventure cars are great — except for all the waste-emitting gasoline needed to fuel them on camping trips and scenic drives through nature. That's where Australian startup Jaunt comes in, converting o... ...

A family tracking app was leaking real-time location data

A popular family tracking app was leaking the real-time locations of more than 238,000 users for weeks after the developer left a server exposed without a password. The app, Family Locator, built by Australia-based software house React Apps, allows families to track each other in real-time, such as spouses or parents wanting to know where ...

Law enforcement needs to protect citizens and their data

Robert Anderson Contributor Robert Anderson served for 21 years in the FBI, retiring as executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch. He is currently an advisor at The Chertoff Group and the chief executive of Cyber Defense Labs. Over the past several years, the law enforcement community has grown increasingly concerned ...

Ben Simmons shouts out Australian legend ‘egg boy’ on his sneakers

03.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The now famous teen who cracked an egg on the head of an Australian politician certainly has some high profile fans. Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons paid tribute to the 17-year-old kid known as "egg boy," by writing the teen's name on his yellow ... ...

Uber used spyware to surveil and poach drivers from Australian rival service Gocatch

A senior source at Uber has confirmed to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Four Corners programme that Uber Australia illegally deployed an in-house piece of spyware called Surfcam in order to spy on drivers for a rival rideshare company called Gocatch; Uber was able to compile lists of drivers' emails, car registration numbers and other details ...

Mural pays homage to Australian teen who egged Islamophobic politician

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Not all heroes wear capes. But, some of them wield eggs as their weapon of choice. ICYMI, an Australian teenager was filmed egging senator Fraser Anning over his Islamophobic response to the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The teen has si... ...

Teen eggs politician. Now he’s being offered free tickets to concerts for life.

03.18.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

It's the egging that's gone around the world. Bands and festivals have offered a lifetime of free tickets to a teen who cracked an egg into the back of an Australian senator's head, after the politician blamed Muslim immigration for the Christchurch ... ...

Shiok Meats takes the cultured meat revolution to the seafood aisle with plans for cultured shrimp

Rising consumer interest in alternative proteins and meat replacements has brought hundreds of millions of dollars to companies trying to grow or replace beef or chicken, but few companies have turned their attention to developing seafood alternatives. Now Shiok Meats is looking to change that. The company has raised pre-seed financing from investors like AIM ...