Day: June 10, 2019

Cashless-Bound: Japan’s Transport and E-Commerce Partnership on the Fast Track

The Japanese transportation industry is leading the country’s long-standing efforts to go cashless. Earlier this month, two major players from the archipelago’s e-commerce and transport industries partnered up to simplify and promote payments that do not require hard cash. Homegrown e-commerce giant Rakuten plans to incorporate its services into Japan’s premier railway firm, the East …

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Michael Ford Named Newest Bitcoin Core Code Maintainer

Long-time Bitcoin Core contributor Michael Ford, who often goes by the handle “fanquake,” has been named the newest maintainer of the open-source software project. Ford will join the four other current Bitcoin Core maintainers — Wladimir van Der Laan, Jonas Schnelli, Marco Falke, and Samuel Dobson — in doing the “janitorial” work that keeps the …

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Trend Micro: Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install monero (XMR) mining malware, while using certificate files as an obfuscation trick. The news was revealed in a Trend Micro blog post published on June 10. As previously reported, forms of stealth crypto mining are …

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As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires

Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images This weekend, one of California’s largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)—elected to shut off power to customers in two counties as part of its newly-expanded “Public …

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Model X Raven: What’s different?

Brushed metal trim is now matte black. Cabin noise appears to sound significantly better with far less vibrations. New Performance Raven is 6% more efficient than the 75D even though it weighs ~300 pounds more and has over than 250 more horsepower. Suspension design appears to be noticeably different. Suspension now changes automatically, whereas before …

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Tesla Gigafactory 3 complex enters initial tooling phase as new jobs open for the site

By Simon Alvarez Posted on June 10, 2019 Recent drone flybys and images taken from Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 complex in Shanghai, China, reveal that some sections of the massive electric car production facility have entered the initial tooling stage. These updates come amidst the electric car maker’s renewed efforts at opening new job listings for …

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Ubisoft at E3 reveals Mythic Quest, a show about games headed to Apple TV Plus – CNET

A new show from the It’s Always Sunny stars.  Ubsioft/Screenshot by GameSpot Ubisoft’s E3 press conference went from gaming to TV real quick when Rob McElhenney from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia got on stage to talk about his new show for Apple TV Plus. Those watching the E3 event on the ground in Los …

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Is Tesla Destroying Its Only Marketing Strategy?

Tesla Model 3 owners have staged a protest in front of Tesla’s European factory and this is not the first time Tesla is shooting itself in the foot and destroying its only marketing starategy. Let’s talk about it as I take your questions and comments during the LIVE stream! Get on our VIP list at …

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US Retailer Target Unveils Open Source Blockchain for Supply Chain Tracking

United States-based retail giant Target is creating an open source blockchain project for supply chain tracking, according to an official blog post from the company’s VP of architecture on April 22. According to the post, Target ran a pilot test using blockchain technology to certify its paper products along the supply chain in 2018. The …

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator is making a mockumentary about game development

The creators of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and developer Ubisoft have a new show coming to Apple. Rob McElhenney took the stage at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference today to announce the news: a comedy called Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet. Mythic Quest is set in a game studio and follows the team behind a wildly …

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