The Morning After: Weekend Edition

imageHey, good morning! You look fabulous.

Welcome to the weekend! Before looking back at some highlights from the last few days we'll investigate the foibles of a few tech CEOs and take a ride in Porsche's hybrid wagon.

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NASA and the UAE will team up for human spaceflight

imageThe UAE is the latest country to sign a deal with NASA to cooperate on human spaceflight. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine tweeted about the joint letter of intent today, which was also signed by Dr. Mohammed Al Ahbabi, the director general of the…

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Mark Zuckerberg: CEO, billionaire, troll

imageWe imagine the scene at Facebook right now is like Kim Jong-il's funeral. Employees weeping in hallways, dripping anguished snot onto keyboards, beating their chests with unsold Facebook phones in an orgy of anguish at the injustice of media coverage…

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Toshiba’s flash chips could boost SSD capacity by 500 percent

imageToshiba has started building prototype sample flash memory with the highest capacity yet, 1.33 terabits (166GB) per chip. The 96-layer 3D NAND flash chips have four bits per cell, as compared to its current-gen three-bit tech, which allowed for chip…

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DOJ decides it should publicly ‘expose’ foreign election schemes

imageIf the US Justice Department stays true to its new policy, we'll hear about foreign cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns targeting the country's democracy straight from its office. Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein (above) has announced…

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Microsoft detected Russian phishing attacks on three 2018 campaigns

imageRussia is still launching cyberattacks against the US, a Microsoft exec has revealed, contradicting what the President claimed just a few days ago. According to Microsoft VP for customer security and trust Tom Burt (shown above second from right, wit…

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Instagram adds status markers to your DM list

imageInstagram started telling you when your friends were active in the direct message list last January. Now the photo-centric social network is expanding the feature with a new green dot to indicate who is online and active.

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Watch Faraday Future’s high-speed FF 91 field tests

imageFaraday Future hasn't given up on the FF 91 despite going through a financial crisis and losing executives along the way. Now, a few months after a Hong Kong investor reportedly threw the startup a $ 1.5 billion lifeline, it has dropped a new video sh…

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Hyundai offers virtual showroom on Amazon

imageIf you have any cash left over from Prime Day, you might be considering a new car. Hyundai and Amazon have teamed up to offer a virtual showroom of the car maker's automobiles in the Amazon Vehicles section. You won't be able to order an Elantra with…

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World Cup tweets were viewed 115 billion times

imageTwitter had high hopes that the World Cup would be a big hit on its platform. The previous games in 2014 happened before the platform released video features, but this time around, it secured a deal with the event's US rights holder Fox Sports, as we…

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