QR codes are not inherently dangerous. They are simply a way to store data. However, just as it can be hazardous to click links in emails, visiting URLs stored in QR codes can also be risky in several ways.
This matters for young adults entering the job market, who usually have extensive digital footprints across multiple platforms, and extending back many years.
Russia has decided to block the Tor network, accusing it of facilitating the access to illegal content. Tor is short for The Onion Router. It is a free global service aiming to conceal users’ locations and traffic; allowing them to avoid lawful and unlawful monitoring.
The AR interface commissioned by the US military is referred to as an “Integrated Visual Augmentation System” (IVAS). It will use Microsoft’s HoloLens headset technology as its base hardware.
The increasing reliance by U.S. chip companies on international partners to fabricate the chips they design reflects the United States’ diminished capability. U.S. semiconductor companies have 47% of the global chip sales market, but only 12% are manufactured in the U.S.
As the Boeing 737 Max accidents put Boeing and the FAA under such intense scrutiny, it is likely that the design and safety activities have been carried out and checked to the maximum extent possible.
People can create all the NFTs they want about anything, over and over again. I could make my own NFT claiming that I own the Mona Lisa, and record it to the blockchain, and no one could stop me.
SpaceX received FEC’s permission to launch 10 Starlink satellites into polar orbit as part of their new Transporter-1 mission. Despite their high broadband coverage benefits, they may contribute the already complex space junk problem.
Sumitomo Forestry, a Japanese wood processing company, has started developing wooden satellites, in partnership with Kyoto University. The project is proposed as a solution to the space junk problem. Thus, end-of-life wooden satellites would fully burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere without leaving any harmful debris.
Instagram is allegedly turning on cameras without users’ approval, according to a federal lawsuit filed against Facebook in San Francisco.