Weekly#336

  • With warshipping, hackers ship their exploits directly to their target’s mail room
  • John Fallon explains why the education company is pivoting to digital textbooks
  • BCG Decoding Digital Talent (Thanks to Can)
  • LightSail 2, Pushed by Sunlight, Raises Its Orbit by 10,500 Feet in Just Two Weeks
  • Finland, Solar Foods, is planning to bring to market a new protein powder, Solein, made out of CO₂, water and electricity. It’s a high-protein, flour-like ingredient that contains 50 percent protein content, 5–10 percent fat, and 20–25 percent carbs.
  • Hyundai’s first car with a solar roof is available in Korea…The solar panels are expected to charge 30 to 60 percent of the battery per day. With six hours of daily charging, it could theoretically increase drivers’ travel distance by an extra 1,300 km (about 807 miles) per year.
  • Xiaomi Is Developing A Smartphone With Solar Panel
  • Tokyo offers $1 billion research grant for human augmentation, cyborg tech…Artificial hibernation is also of interest to the Japanese government.
  • Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users
  • Apple expands its bug bounty, increases maximum payout to $1M
  • Samsung is bringing PC game streaming to the Note 10
  • GitHub gets a CI/CD service
  • Slack, Zoom, Dropbox, Office: Which US presidential campaigns are using what