Gears & Gadgets

Massive, China-state-funded hack hits companies around the world, report says

Enlarge / Computer chip with Chinese flag, 3d conceptual illustration. Steve McDowell / Agefotostock Researchers have uncovered a massive hacking campaign that’s using sophisticated tools and techniques to compromise the networks of companies around the world The hackers, most likely from a well-known group that’s funded by the Chinese government, are outfitted with both off-the-shelf […]

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Nvidia hits the brakes on public autonomous tests after fatal Uber crash

Nvidia is now halting all tests regarding autonomous vehicle driving on public roads. The company formerly tested its driver-free technology in California, New Jersey, Japan, and Germany. But the fatal crash in Arizona involving one of Uber’s self-driving cars pushed Nvidia into re-thinking its strategy. Just one error can be devastating. “The accident was tragic. It’s […]