Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | New open source effort: Legal code to make reporting security bugs safer

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | New open source effort: Legal code to make reporting security bugs safer

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Rules of Engagement — The Disclose.io framework seeks to standardize “safe harbor” language for security researchers. Sean Gallagher – Aug 2, 2018 1:00 pm UTC Enlarge / The Disclose.io project: open source contracts to keep white-hat hackers and developers out of legal trouble.Not a week goes by without another major business or Internet service announcing…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Tesla whistleblower’s lawyer: My client may have been effectively swatted

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Tesla whistleblower’s lawyer: My client may have been effectively swatted

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More questions than answers — Storey County Sheriff’s Office releases report detailing June 20 incident. Cyrus Farivar – Aug 2, 2018 9:27 am UTC Enlarge / A Tesla Motor Inc. Model 3 is displayed outside the company’s Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. Troy Harvey/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesA lawyer representing Martin Tripp…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Tesla posts bigger-than-expected loss, bigger-than-expected revenue

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numbers game — Company expects to be cash flow positive in the next two quarters. Megan Geuss – Aug 1, 2018 11:52 pm UTC Tesla’s Model 3 page in July 2018.Tesla expects to be “cashflow positive every quarter from here on out, absent paying down a big loan,” said Elon Musk during a Wednesday financial…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Boeing shifts schedule for Starliner, calls 2019 crew launch “realistic”

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Boeing shifts schedule for Starliner, calls 2019 crew launch “realistic”

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Getting closer — “These development programs are hard. Especially for human spacecraft.” Eric Berger – Aug 1, 2018 10:34 pm UTC Enlarge / An artist’s view of the Starliner spacecraft en route to the International Space Station.On Wednesday, Boeing’s John Mulholland, who manages the company’s commercial crew program, provided an update on Boeing’s development of…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Elon Musk to video game devs: Help me put “super fun games” on Tesla screens

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Elon Musk to video game devs: Help me put “super fun games” on Tesla screens

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Position: Pole? — Follows announcement of Atari Easter eggs coming to Tesla’s v9.0 software update. Sam Machkovech – Aug 1, 2018 10:21 pm UTC Enlarge / An artist’s approximation of what an in-car Tesla game might look like. Remember, steer into the Nazis.Scrutiny over Tesla autodriving issues apparently hasn’t dissuaded the car maker’s CEO from…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | DOJ announces arrest of 3 men allegedly behind notorious FIN7 hacking group

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | DOJ announces arrest of 3 men allegedly behind notorious FIN7 hacking group

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Long arm of the law — Feds: “One of the most sophisticated and aggressive malware schemes in recent times.” Cyrus Farivar – Aug 1, 2018 9:50 pm UTC The US Department of Justice said Wednesday that it has filed criminal charges against three men believed to be central to the FIN7 hacking group. According to indictments…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Ancient blue crystals trapped inside meteorites unveils mysteries from Sun’s history

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Ancient blue crystals trapped inside meteorites unveils mysteries from Sun’s history

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Millions of years ago, before the formation of Earth, the brightest star of the solar system, Sun was created and since it is older than the blue planet, there are several mysterious facts, which is still out of the reach. But now scientists have found ancient blue crystals trapped in meteorites that revealed many unknown…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | August’s Must-See Cosmic Events Include Perseids Meteor Shower

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | August’s Must-See Cosmic Events Include Perseids Meteor Shower

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The sky waits for no man (or woman), and while folks continue to moon over last week’s crimson eclipse, the August atmosphere is prepping an exciting lineup. Culled from National Geographic and EarthSky, I have compiled a schedule of this month’s must-see celestial shows, starting with a few lunar rendezvous. Aug. 4: Moon meets Uranus…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | NASA showcases 5 designs from public that might aid future long-term stays on Mars

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | NASA showcases 5 designs from public that might aid future long-term stays on Mars

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By: Benjamin Raven | braven@mlive.com teamzopherus_3dph.jpg Goodwin, Taylor L. (MSFC-CS20)[S NASA recently announced the five winners of its $100,000 prize in what it calls the latest stage of its “3D-Printed Habitat Centennial Challenge” competition which challenged teams to create “digital representations of the physical and functional characteristics of a house on Mars.”  The U.S. space…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Tesla Loses More Money Than Ever, But Says Profits Are Coming

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Tesla Loses More Money Than Ever, But Says Profits Are Coming

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Although Musk is famous for setting bold, and probably impossible, targets, often on Twitter, Tesla was more restrained in its formal update, saying it is aiming for 6,000 Model 3s per week by the end of August, and 10,000 per week sometime next year.The Washington Post/Getty ImagesThe future of Tesla hinges on the Model 3,…