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Shodan Safari, where hackers heckle the worst devices put on the internet

If you leave something on the internet long enough, someone will hack it. The reality is that many device manufacturers make it far too easy by using default passwords that are widely documented, allowing anyone to log in as “admin” and snoop around. Often, there’s no password at all. Enter “Shodan Safari,” a popular part-game, ...

Startups Weekly: Squad’s screen-shares and Slack’s ********

We’re three weeks into January. We’ve recovered from our CES hangover and, hopefully, from the CES flu. We’ve started writing the correct year, 2019, not 2018. Venture capitalists have gone full steam ahead with fundraising efforts, several startups have closed multi-hundred million dollar rounds, a virtual influencer raised equity funding and yet, all anyone wants to talk ...

Badi gets $30M for AI-aided room rentals

Should you let AI help you pick your roommates? Barcelona-based urban room rental startup Badi thinks so, and it’s just closed a $30M Series B funding round less than a year after a $10M Series A — suggesting algorithm-aided matchmaking is resonating with its target Millennial(ish) ‘Generation Rent’ demographic, as they hunt for their next flatmate. ...

Thieves use bulldozers to steal $2.3 million from armored van on highway

In southern Italy today, a brazen highway robbery in which thieves used bulldozers to pry open an armored van on the road.

Police say the thieves blocked the money-mobile off with two big vehicles on both sides, then ripped the doors off with the machine's giant digging jaws, then made off with at least 2 ...

Malfunction mars the landing for SpaceX’s latest Falcon 9 resupply mission to the ISS

The latest Falcon 9 mission launched successfully, but its reusable booster just missed sticking the landing thanks to a stalled hydraulic pump on the grid fin, according to a tweet by Elon Musk. Grid fin hydraulic pump stalled, so Falcon landed just out to sea. Appears to be undamaged & is transmitting data. Recovery ship ...

Fiat Announces All-New 500e On Dedicated BEV Platform

11.30.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Fiat develops its first dedicated BEV platform for the all-new electric 500. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) changes its approach towards electrification. The company announced that over the 2019-2021 period, it will invest more than €5 billion in Italy. According to Pietro Gorlier, Chief Operating Officer for the EMEA region, the investment includes “the development of ...

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe stage ‘we are not robots’ protests

Amazon warehouse workers in several countries in Europe are protesting over what they claim are inhuman working conditions which treat people like robots. It’s the latest in a series of worker actions this year. They’ve timed the latest protest for Black Friday, one of the busiest annual shopping days online as retailers slash prices and heavily ...

Tesla Model 3 Arrives In Italy, Plus Long Lines Form To See 3 In Germany

11.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla presents the Model 3 simultaneously in several countries. Tesla Model 3 presentations started in selected stores in Europe, attracting tremendous interest. The first images and videos show that enthusiasm is strong. The first reports begin to appear from Germany, Italy, Spain and other countries from the list of the first markets (Norway, France, Spain, ...

Tesla Model 3 Arrives In Italy, Plus Long Lines Form To See 3 In Germany

11.14.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla presents the Model 3 simultaneously in several countries. Tesla Model 3 presentations started in selected stores in Europe, attracting tremendous interest. The first images and videos show that enthusiasm is strong. The first reports begin to appear from Germany, Italy, Spain and other countries from the list of the first markets (Norway, France, Spain, ...

Italian prosecutors have given up on catching the person who hacked and destroyed Hacking Team

Hacking Team (previously) was an Italian company that developed cyberweapons that it sold to oppressive government around the world, to be used against their own citizens to monitor and suppress political oppositions; in 2015, a hacker calling themselves "Phineas Fisher" hacked and dumped hundreds of gigabytes' worth of internal Hacking Team data, effectively ...