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Epic, near-EVE-worthy troll sabotages Elite: Dangerous community event

“Smiling Dog Crew” shows how you should never let a wolf guard your chickens.

IDG Contributor Network: EdgeX Foundry is the solution the IoT world...

IoT (internet of things) is playing a very critical role in the industrial and enterprise space.
It’s being used by shipping companies track containers.
It’s being used in massive warehouses for better usage of space.
It’s being used in factories, construction sites and mines to improve safety of workers.

There are so many use cases.It's gradually maturing in the consumer space also, though it’s largely plagued by security concerns for various reasons, mainly by the lack of a business model.One challenge that is common across the board -- from industrial IoT to enterprise and consumer IoT -- is the lack of any standard based platform or framework.
IoT companies are doing their own things, duplicating efforts, writing their own code, their own protocols, creating fragmentations and interoperability challenges as they do all of the above.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Australia’ Smart meter leaders lag in securing devices

Centre for Internet Safety calls for consumer safeguards Default passwords, unpatched firmware, unencrypted traffic: according to a report from a Canberra University research organisation, Australia's smart electricity meter rollouts are characterised by n00b-level security gaffes.…

A Fitbit Flex 2 “exploded” on woman’s wrist, leaving second-degree burns...

No other Flex 2 devices have reportedly had this problem.

Trump vs. the climate: The fight’s only just starting

EPA has to reject widely accepted science and/or come up with its own climate plan.

5 ways the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s...

It’s no secret that the world is facing a shortage of cybersecurity talent.

The (ISC)² Center for Cyber Safety and Education’s 2017 Global Information Security Workforce study projects a deficit of over 1.8 million qualified cybersecurity professionals between now and 2022.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

5 ways the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent—and what’s still missing

It’s no secret that the world is facing a shortage of cybersecurity talent.

The (ISC)² Center for Cyber Safety and Education’s 2017 Global Information Security Workforce study projects a deficit of over 1.8 million qualified cybersecurity professionals between now and 2022.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

Drugs already in medicine cabinets may fight dementia, early data suggests

In mouse and cell studies, drugs shut down damaging stress response, protected brain.

Mobile industry loses its bid to stop Berkeley’s cellphone warning law

9th Circuit: local law actually “complements and reinforces” federal law, policy.

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Telsa recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016 over faulty parking brake

Quality and reliability problems continue to plague the electric car maker.

Tesla owners sue: “Enhanced Autopilot Features…simply too dangerous to be used”

Tesla fires back, calling lawsuit a "disingenuous attempt to secure attorney’s fees."