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Cool 360-degree video of a rocket launch

Cool 360-degree video of a rocket launch

Airbus mounted a 360-degree camera on a rocket being launched as part of a microgravity experiment, and the result it pretty phenomenal. Watch the stages separate and the earth’s curvature reveal itself as the Maxus 9 pops up through the …

by July 24, 2017 0 comments Tech
The very first question to answer when taking on new investors

The very first question to answer when taking on new investors

Fundraising is a stressful process. You do all you can to impress prospective investors by honing the story, optimizing key metrics and making your company look as attractive as possible. But before you decide the amount of money you raise …

by July 21, 2017 0 comments Tech
A UK politician is in hot water after using racial epithet while talking about Brexit

A UK politician is in hot water after using racial epithet while talking about Brexit

Anne Marie Morris (left) with then-Prime Minister David Cameron in 2015, happier times before her really, really big mistake.

A conservative UK politician is facing international outrage and calls for her ouster after she used a racial epithet in a …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments Tech
Amazon is launching a series of Alexa training workshops worldwide

Amazon is launching a series of Alexa training workshops worldwide

With over 15,000 voice-activated apps and growing, Amazon’s Alexa platform has momentum. And Amazon is expected control 70 percent of the voice-controlled speaker market this year, outpacing Google Home and others. Now the company is doubling down on its investment …

by July 6, 2017 0 comments Tech
UK data regulator says DeepMind’s initial deal with the NHS broke privacy law

UK data regulator says DeepMind’s initial deal with the NHS broke privacy law

The U.K.’s data protection watchdog has finally shared the result of its lengthy investigation into DeepMind’s original deal with the NHS. According to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Google’s DeepMind failed to comply with the Data Protection Law.

The Royal Free …

by July 3, 2017 0 comments Tech
That “ransomware” attack was really a cyberattack on Ukraine

That “ransomware” attack was really a cyberattack on Ukraine

According to Kaspersky, the Petya ransomware that raced around the world this week wasn’t ransomware at all, and there is no way to get back your files after it does its work (that’s why it was so easy to shut …

by June 30, 2017 0 comments Tech
Invasive, self-destructing iOS hack is even worse on Android

Invasive, self-destructing iOS hack is even worse on Android

Security researchers from Google and Lookout are warning Android users about "one of the most sophisticated and targeted mobile attacks we’ve seen in the wild." Called Chrysaor, it’s the sibling of Pegasus, a zero-day iOS exploit that was used to …

by June 18, 2017 0 comments Tech
Oh, good: Steve Bannon thinks ‘Winter is Coming’ just like everyone else on ‘Game of Thrones’

Oh, good: Steve Bannon thinks ‘Winter is Coming’ just like everyone else on ‘Game of Thrones’

In case you weren’t anxious enough, one of the most powerful people in the free world believes that catastrophe is just around the bend, and says so—just like everyone on HBO’s Game of Thrones.

But really.

Steve Bannon—who already counts, …

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Tech
Six summer 2017 movies for action hounds

Six summer 2017 movies for action hounds

Dom’s family hits the ice in The Fate of the Furious.

The days are getting longer, the sun is burning brighter, and the temperatures are getting higher. And you know what that means.

It’s time to seclude yourself in a …

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Tech
Hundreds handed over their Tinder to a chatbot to get young people to vote

Hundreds handed over their Tinder to a chatbot to get young people to vote

Our Tinder profiles are sacred vaults of private — and sometimes lascivious —conversations. But, scores of young people did something many of us would deem unthinkable — they handed over their Tinder profiles to a chatbot during the UK general …

by June 10, 2017 0 comments Tech