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Feds Investigate Cyberattack on U.S. Power Plants
Cybersecurity

Feds Investigate Cyberattack on U.S. Power Plants

The malware appears to come from several phishing campaigns, according to the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.
Build Nearly Anything in VR With Google's Blocks App
Google

Build Nearly Anything in VR With Google's Blocks App

The new Blocks app, free for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, gives you a basic set of tools to create 3D objects in virtual reality, no PC required.
China Just Built a 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like a Giant Panda
China

China Just Built a 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like a Giant Panda

A new solar power plant in Datong, China, decided to have a little fun with its design.
EU Considers Another Massive Fine for Google Over Android
European Union

EU Considers Another Massive Fine for Google Over Android

Last month there was a $2.7 billion fine for abusing its dominance, now Google could face an even bigger fine over Android.
Tesla Is Making the World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery for Australia
Tesla

Tesla Is Making the World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery for Australia

Elon Musk offered to fix South Australia's power problem in 100 days. Australia decided to let him try.
Volvo to Create the Next Flying Car?
News & Trends

Volvo to Create the Next Flying Car?

Plus, A UK-based health service startup raises $26.1 million and IKEA is looking for startups to join its Bootcamp program.
Venturer
Microsoft to Cut Thousands of Sales Jobs
Microsoft

Microsoft to Cut Thousands of Sales Jobs

CNBC reports that cuts will affect 'less than 10 percent of the company's total sales force,' or up to 3,000 jobs.
France to Ban All Gas and Diesel Vehicles by 2040
Environment

France to Ban All Gas and Diesel Vehicles by 2040

Such a ban would certainly help President Emmanuel Macron meet his pledge to make France carbon neutral by 2050.
These 2 Graphs Explain the Retail 'Apocalypse'
Bricks and Clicks

These 2 Graphs Explain the Retail 'Apocalypse'

Brick-and-mortar stores can't beat the convenience of online shopping, and they shouldn't try. Customers come through their doors for something else.
Volvo to Go All Electric by 2019
Volvo

Volvo to Go All Electric by 2019

The move marks 'the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine.'
Virgin Galactic to Resume Test Flights
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic to Resume Test Flights

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight company also plans to begin flying paying customers by the end of 2018.
8 Amazon Prime Day Predictions
Amazon

8 Amazon Prime Day Predictions

There's still plenty of Prime Day uncertainty, but these trends are worth watching.
A Female Employee Reportedly Called Tesla's Factory a 'Predator Zone' at a Meeting Where Some Workers Described Sexual Harassment
Inspiring Your Team

A Female Employee Reportedly Called Tesla's Factory a 'Predator Zone' at a Meeting Where Some Workers Described Sexual Harassment

Female employees of Tesla at a company town-hall meeting in March recounted instances of sexual harassment and mistreatment by male managers.
Singapore Tops U.S. for Best Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity

Singapore Tops U.S. for Best Cybersecurity

The U.S. is second only to Singapore in the UN's ranking, which examines countries' abilities to defend against cyber attacks.
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