Military officials say 5G is crucial to Space Force operations

Bottom line: As more systems become interconnected to the Internet of Things (IoT), more wireless bandwidth is vital to keeping the data flowing smoothly. Being the frontrunner in building the 5G infrastructure is equally essential. Although 5G technology is still quite far from being broadly implemented, the US military says, Continue Reading

Apple doesn’t want to reduce its reliance on China despite trade war

In context: Apple is optimistic about the future despite the effects of tariffs, slowing iPhone sales and coronavirus quarantines in factories. The company’s dependency on China remains strong, but some executives have pushed against that since 2015. It’s a well-known fact that Apple relies heavily on China for its manufacturing Continue Reading

Ads We Like: LeBron James and other famous mouths promote AT&T TV’s voice activation tech- Tempemail

AT&T has enlisted a batch of celebrities, including new brand ambassador LeBron James, to promote its new voice command technology on AT&T TV by featuring just their mouths and voices. On the heels of the launch of AT&T TV, the comms company has launched a campaign to promote the ease Continue Reading

Amazon launches pilot program to speed up same-day shipping

In context: Amazon’s same-day shipping is set to get a whole lot faster. Currently, Prime customers can get free one-day shipping for orders placed before noon, but it only guarantees delivery by 9pm. Soon you may be getting packages even quicker. On Monday, Amazon announced that it had built “mini-fulfillment Continue Reading

Researchers Claim CIA Was Behind 11-Year-Long Hacking Attacks Against China – Tempemail

Qihoo 360, one of the most prominent cybersecurity firms, today published a new report accusing the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to be behind an 11-year-long hacking campaign against several Chinese industries and government agencies. The targeted industry sectors include aviation organizations, scientific research institutions, petroleum, and Internet companies—which, if Continue Reading

Security researcher details how mom helped break into prison computer network

In brief: “Penetration tester.” It’s a unique job title, for sure, but for John Strand, it’s an accurate description of what he does for a living. Companies and organizations hire ethical hackers like Strand to probe their networks, testing their defenses before nefarious-minded individuals or groups can exploit vulnerabilities for Continue Reading

Goodyear’s newest smart-tire concept ‘prints’ tread on the fly

Big quote: “Goodyear wants the tire to be an even more powerful contributor to answering consumers’ specific mobility needs,” said Mike Rytokoski, Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, Goodyear Europe. “It was with that ambition that we set out to create a concept tire primed for the future of personalized and Continue Reading