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Does Regulation Destroy Innovation Or Save It?

Michael del Castillo | Upstart Business Journal | October 11, 2012

With election day fast approaching, entrepreneurs will soon have a chance to cast a vote for president that in some way expresses how they feel about the government’s role in fostering innovation. Read More »

DUDE, WHERE'S MY CAR? New Leccy BMWs Have Flimsy Password Security – Researcher

John Leyden | The Register | May 27, 2014

New BMW cars have security shortcomings that could allow thieves to pop open a victim's flash motor from a smartphone...

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Elon, Do We Have a Disaster for You!

One of the most interesting twists resulting from Hurricane Maria striking Puerto Rico was Elon Musk's offer that Tesla could help Puerto Rico solve its energy crisis, with a long-term, 21st century fix. After all, its electrical grid was devastated, with almost all the power wiped out. It didn't help that even prior to this disaster its system was antiquated and badly in need of repairs. It is telling that we don't have similar offers to rebuild the Puerto Rico's health care system, which is similarly devastated. Or, for that matter, our system, which is its own kind of disaster. Mr. Musk was asked on Twitter if Tesla could help Puerto Rico using solar and battery power, and he responded in the affirmative, saying it had done so on smaller islands but faced no scalablity issues...

Internet Of Thingbots: The New Security Worry

Jeff Bertolucci | Information Week | April 30, 2014

Phishing and spam attacks involving Internet of Things devices are coming -- and app developers and device makers must be ready, says a CA Technologies exec.

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NASA: Earth Just Dodged Comms-Killing Solar Blast In 2012

Iain Thomson | The Register | March 19, 2014

The Register, March 19, 2014-A new analysis of data from NASA's Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory (STEREO) by Chinese and Berkeley helioboffins shows that a July 2012 solar storm of unprecedented size would have wiped out global electronic systems if it had occurred just nine days earlier.

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