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HP eyes custom orthotics market to push 3D printing systems

HP has teamed up with Go 4-D, a player in the medical orthotics industry, to distribute its FitStation platform around North America. Released last September, FitStation is a dual hardware and software platform that captures 3D scans of the foot, foot pressure measurements, and gait analysis to build a user profile. In this partnership, the data is used to build… Read more →

Thomson Reuters seeks tech startups in Brazil

Media and information giant Thomson Reuters is looking to attract technology startups focused in the tax and foreign trade segments for its new acceleration initiative in Brazil. ​Big dreams, big failures: Why most startups flop and what we can learn from them It might be harder to have a profitable startup in Eastern Europe than in Silicon Valley, but the… Read more →

Blockchain betting app mocks competitor for getting hacked. Gets hacked four days later

hacker going online by the pseudonym of “aabbccddeefg” has exploited a vulnerability to steal over 24,400 EOS coins ($125,000) from a blockchain-based betting app. The hack took place last night, and the targeted app is called EOSBet Dice, run by a company named EOSBet Cassino. The app lets users bet EOS cryptocurrency as part of a classic dice game [video]…. Read more →

iPhone XS mocked by Huawei for being so very boring

You’re likely now becalmed. Apple has given you a choice of new iPhones over which to drool and argue. You can bet, however, that executives of other brands watched Apple’s event yesterday and seethed. Why can’t we have such adulation? Why can’t we get away with dressing so badly and still be cheered? Also: iPhone XS: A cheat sheet for… Read more →

Apple Watch 4 vs Samsung Galaxy Watch vs Polar Vantage: Comparing their heart monitoring capabilities

Apple’s new Watch Series 4 was announced this week, as were the new Polar Vantage V and M while Samsung announced the new Galaxy Watch last month. These wearables focus heavily on health and wellness with heart rate monitoring being used in three different ways. Samsung Galaxy Watch The heart rate monitor used on the Samsung Galaxy Watch is pretty… Read more →

Apple products you should not buy (Updated September 2018 edition)

Storage How to securely wipe the data off iPhones and iPads, hard drives and flash drives, and more Source Article from products you should not buy (Updated September 2018 edition) blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

iPhone XS: Here’s what it needed, and what we got

Mobility Speck Presidio cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Multi-layer drop protection with no-slip grip Source Article from XS: Here’s what it needed, and what we got blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

Harvesting marijuana with robots is hard. Here’s how one company figured it out.

The commercial marijuana business could be worth more than $57 billion in the next decade. As the sector comes out from the shadows and rapidly scales up, enterprise services and suppliers are springing up faster than, well, weeds, and they’re saturating the industry with new technology. A company called Bloom Automation is on the verge of deploying smart robots that… Read more →

North Korea claims hacker responsible for WannaCry outbreak does not exist

A North Korean hacker allegedly responsible for debilitating cyberattacks against Sony and the global WannaCry ransomware outbreak does not exist, the country has claimed. Park Jin Hyok, the hacker reportedly responsible for the series of attacks, was indicted by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) last week. US officials said that Park is believed to be a member of North… Read more →

Sly malware author hides cryptomining botnet behind ever-shifting proxy service

Without a doubt, botnets focused on cryptocurrency mining operations have been one of the most active forms of malware infections in 2018. New botnets are appearing left and right if we are to believe security researchers from Chinese security firm Qihoo 360, who said this week that they are discovering new instances on a daily basis. Not all of them… Read more →