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NASA and SpaceX practice Crew Dragon evacuation procedure with astronaut recovery vessel
NASA and SpaceX continue their joint preparations for the eventually astronaut crew missions that SpaceX will fly for the agency, with a test of the emergency evacuation procedure for SpaceX’s GO Searcher seaborne ship. The ship is intended to be used to recover spacecraft and astronauts in an actual... Read more
Voyage’s driverless future, ghost work, B2B growth strategies, and Black Hat takeaways
Inside Voyage’s plan to deliver a driverless future In the autonomous vehicle space, startups have taken radically different strategies to building our AV future. Some companies like Waymo have driven all across different types of environments in order to rack up the datasets that they believe will be needed... Read more
Press Release: How Will Innovation & Tech Challenge The Future Of Intra-African Trade ?
Douala, Cameroon – August 7th, 2019 – The African Alliance for e-Commerce (AAEC), a framework to promote national and regional single windows in compliance with recommendations of international institutions, and Cameroon’s Single Window For Foreign Trade (GUCE) have joined forces to host the 7th edition of the Single Window... Read more
Ikea doubles down on smart home tech with new business unit
Ikea’s smart home investments to date have been smart but scattered – now the Swedish home goods brand says it’s going to amp up its smart home bets with a brand new dedicated business unit. The company’s smart home endeavors began in 2012, and focused on wireless charging and... Read more
SoftBank reportedly plans to lend employees as much as $20 billion to invest in its VC fund
SoftBank has a plant to loan up to $20 billion to its employees, including CEO Masayoshi Son, for the purposes of having that capital re-invested in SoftBank’s own Vision venture fund, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. That’s a highly unusual move that could be... Read more
Next Apple Watch could include new ceramic and titanium models
Apple’s next Apple Watch revision could include new materials for the case, including titanium and ceramic. That’s according to new assets pulled form the latest watchOS beta release, as uncovered by Brazilian site iHelp.br (via 9to5Mac). The new screens discovered in the beta show graphics used to pair the Apple... Read more
Privacy researchers devise a noise-exploitation attack that defeats dynamic anonymity
Privacy researchers in Europe believe they have the first proof that a long-theorised vulnerability in systems designed to protect privacy by aggregating and adding noise to data to mask individual identities is no longer just a theory. The research has implications for the immediate field of differential privacy and... Read more
Startups Weekly: The mad dash to the public markets
Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about the differences between raising cash from angels and traditional venture capitalists. Before... Read more
Apple’s Face ID Can Be Bypassed By Using A Pair Of Glasses &Tape
Apple has been flaunting the security and privacy its 3D face recognition technology Face ID offers over Touch ID for quite some time now. Finally, researchers have managed to bypass the security of Face ID by finding a method to unlock iPhones secured with Face ID without the owner’s... Read more
{Picture} How Zimsec June Results Appear On The Online Portal
Since yesterday when we announced that you can now access your results online, some have been asking us if anybody has successfully viewed their results online. Well, the answer is: Yes some students have accessed their results already. Check out the following screenshot of the results which one student... Read more