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Infineon SRAM May Increase On-board Capabilities Of Satellites

Satellites have limited processing capabilities due to the various technological constraints of operating in space. Space agencies such as NASA have been trying to increase on-board image processing, as opposed to transmitting it to Earth for processing. Having a satellite process its own data on-board is ideal because it won’t be subject to the latency…

Cyberattack Shuts Down Pipelines And Causes Gas Shortage

Gas stations across the United States experienced gasoline shortages due to the shutdown of Colonial Pipeline. The shortages resulted in some gas stations running out of gasoline, while others were packed with long lines of customers waiting to buy gasoline. Unsurprisingly, the shortage prompted gasoline hoarding. It was a ransomware attack. Ransomware typically encrypts the…

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Clubhouse Is Rolling Out Its Android Version

The popular drop-in audio chat app Clubhouse is launching an Android version after offering it on iOS only for over a year. Clubhouse caught on among celebrities and influencers during its invite-only phase due to its charming simplicity and other qualities. The platform is now threatened by Facebook and Twitter, whom have launched similar products.…

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Hundreds Of U.S. Banks To Offer Cryptocurrency Custody Service

Through a partnership with the cryptocurrency custody firm NYDIG, hundreds of banks in the United States will soon offer Bitcoin custody and trading services to customers — a move that could spur mainstream adoption of Bitcoin. The banking industry has attacked Bitcoin for years, and they’re still doing it. However, they’re suddenly incorporating it into…

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Solar Carports Are A Brilliant Way To Protect Your Car

Building concepts are always changing, and many structures are effective at providing shelter. However, considering the astronomical cost of building any structure these days, shouldn’t they do more? I think so. A carport is something that provides much-needed shelter from paint-destroying sunlight as well as rain and hail. It can even limit the amount of…

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Cisco Issues Update For ACE, Other Vulnerabilities In SD-WAN vManage

Cisco has issued software updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in their SD-WAN vManage software that could allow remote arbitrary code execution (ACE), unauthorized access to sensitive information, DoS attacks, or gain escalated privileges. Cisco says that the following products are not affected: IOS XE SD-WAN Software SD-WAN cEdge Routers SD-WAN vBond Orchestrator Software SD-WAN vEdge…