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Security

Uber Data Breach Shows Problems with 2FA – ThreatWire

So much security news this week. The LastPass Hack Lasted Four Days, Uber Data Breach Shows Problems with 2FA, Putty is being used to backdoor victims, and a HUGE giveaway you won’t wanna miss! All that coming up now on ThreatWire. #threatwire #hak5

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Future

Will EVs Ruin The Midwest Economy?

Electric vehicles have a lot of unintended consequences attached to them. Researchers believe modern factory jobs will require more education and could be less available than they were in the past. They estimate that electric vehicles could require 30% less manufacturing labor when compared with conventional cars. “The lines that run to drive oil or […]

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing News BMW Solves a Problem in Minutes, JP Morgan gets ready, & startup raised $9M

Quantum News Stories mentioned. JPMorgan hires scientist Charles Lim to help protect financial system from quantum-supremacy threat https://www.cnbc.com/2022/07/28/jpmorgan-hires-scientist-charles-lim-to-head-quantum-computing-unit.html BMW’s 3,854-Variable Problem Solved in Six Minutes With Quantum Computing https://www.tomshardware.com/news/quantum-computing-company-solves-3854-variable-problem-for-bmw-in-six-minutes This Startup Raised $9 Million To Make Better Quality Quantum Computers https://www.forbes.com/sites/ariyanagriffin/2022/07/22/this-startup-raised-9-million-to-make-better-quality-quantum-computers/

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Microsoft Security

Microsoft Security: Breaking the Rules – Stories from Employees

Retired MSFT developer Dave details the age old battle between corporate security policies and recalcitrant users at Microsoft and IBM.

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Microsoft

Bill Gates’ Secret Easter Egg

Bill Gates is said to have personally crafted a special Easter Egg surprise for one of Microsoft’s best-selling products. But which one, and why? Retired Microsoft engineer Dave tells the unofficial behind-the-scenes story.

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Robotics

Watch Ameca the Humanoid Robot in Its First Public Demo

Last year, a video of Ameca the robot’s facial expressions had the world fascinated (and terrified). But the creators of this humanoid say Ameca is the face of the future.

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Cryptocurrency Virtual Reality

Decentraland: The virtual land selling for millions – BBC Stories

Investors are spending real money to buy land in a new city that only exists in virtual reality. Buyers can build whatever they want on their plots in Decentraland. Many hope to make a profit trading goods and services in the virtual world’s own crypto currency. But will Decentraland be an online utopia or a […]

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Autonomous Vehicles Robotics Virtual Reality

Using AI to Make Robots and Fully Autonomous Machines with a Jetson Computer

NVIDIA VP Deepu Talla joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss NVIDIA Omniverse and Jetson platforms, highlighting edge AI, embedded and robotics technologies shaping the future.

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Hardware

Secretive Giant TSMC’s $100 Billion Plan To Fix The Chip Shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company makes 24% of all the world’s chips, and 92% of the most advanced ones found in today’s iPhones, fighter jets and supercomputers. Now TSMC is building America’s first 5-nanometer fabrication plant, hoping to reverse a decades-long trend of the U.S. losing chip manufacturing to Asia. CNBC got an exclusive tour of […]

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Science Virtual Reality

Real Holograms are Finally Here!

Silicon Valley start-up Light Field Lab has created a hologram so real that we may finally get the holograms promised in science fiction.

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