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  • SentinelOne Debuts Unified OS Threat Protection

    By Jack M. Germain Feb 15, 2018 5:00 AM PT SentinelOne this week announced a partnership with Microsoft to bolster threat protection for mixed platform users, making computing safer for Linux machines in a multiplatform workplace. SentinelOne will integrate its Endpoint Protection Platform with Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service to cover Mac and […]

  • Cleveland-Chicago Hyperloop Line Gets Feasibility Study

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies on Thursday announced an agreement with an Ohio agency to launch a study on creating its first interstate hyperloop project in the U.S., connecting Chicago and Cleveland. The agreement with the Northern Ohio Area Coordinating Committee puts in motion a regional feasibility study, to be carried out in conjunction with the Illinois […]

  • Venezuela cryptocurrency to draw investment from Turkey, Qatar: official

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s new “petro” cryptocurrency will attract investment from Turkey, Qatar, the United States and Europe, the country’s cryptocurrency regulator, Carlos Vargas, told reporters on Friday. The first sale of petros is scheduled for Tuesday. Reporting by Vivian Sequera; writing by Brian Ellsworth; editing by Jonathan Oatis Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. […]

  • UK and US blame Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber-attack

    Image copyright PA The Russian military was directly behind a “malicious” cyber-attack on Ukraine that spread globally last year, the US and Britain have said. The White House said June’s NotPetya ransomware attack caused billions of dollars in damage across Europe, Asia, and the Americas. UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said Russia was “ripping up […]

  • Amazon's delivery drones could cut greenhouse gas emissions – CNET

    A few dozen drone hubs could handle deliveries of small packages for much of the San Francisco Bay Area, potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers have found. Nature Communications Under the right circumstances, Amazon’s dream for drone-delivered packages may cut greenhouse gas emissions. Researchers found four-rotor and eight-rotor drones can outdo delivery trucks when it […]

  • Open Up the Source Code to Lock Down Your Data

    Regular readers probably already know this, but the main consideration that persuaded me to try Linux was security. With the many devastating breaches and unsettling privacy encroachments revealed in the past few years, I wanted to take control my digital life. My journey enriched my digital life in many other ways, some of which I’ve […]

  • EHang Shows Off Passenger Drone's Flight Successes

    EHang this week released footage of the latest test flights of its EHang 184 personal Autonomous Aerial Vehicle. The EHang 184 can transport a single person at up to 130kph in Force 7 typhoon conditions, the company said. EHang plans to further improve the passenger experience and add an optional manual control so passengers with […]

  • Alibaba kicks off sponsor deal in Pyeongchang

    PYEONGCHANG (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA.N) is launching a project that will create a “smarter” and more connected athletes’ village and stadia and make all Olympics stakeholders “more money”, its executives said on Saturday. Many of Alibaba’s plans are still concepts since it has not had enough time to implement its technology after […]