11 Mar 2020

Xi Jinping visits Wuhan, in major show of confidence as China turns corner on coronavirus

Recent Media works to portray a new leaf has been turned over in Wuhan, China as they claim that to have made new progress in regards to the Coronavirus. Chinese government is working hard to support these claims by allowing Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit the heavily infected Wuhan

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11 Mar 2020

NIH Uses Urgent Award Vehicle for the First Time to Address Coronavirus Outbreak

As the Coronavirus continues to spread new measures are necessary to develop both early detection technologies and vaccines. The pandemic has caused the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)  to initiate the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Urgent Award vehicle for the first time. NIH originally created the

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11 Mar 2020

Waymo’s $30 Billion Valuation Shows The New Reality Of Automated Driving Is Sinking In

Waymo is an automated driving company created by Google in 2009. Before 2020, Waymo had not received any investments outside of Google or Alphabet. However, this week Waymo released a surprise announcement that they had received an outside investment of $2.25 billion dollars. For many, this investment constituted a newfound

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11 Mar 2020

Microsoft March 2020 Patch Tuesday Fixes 115 Vulnerabilities

Today Microsoft released its monthly Patch Tuesday security update, publishing fixes for 115 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products. Of the 115, 24 of the vulnerabilities are classified as Critical while 88 are classified as Important. Experts advise users to install these security updates as soon as possible to mitigate possible security

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11 Mar 2020

Critical Bugs in Rockwell, Johnson Controls ICS Gear

A set of critical vulnerabilities in Rockwell Automation gear was discovered recently, and the bugs affect MicroLogix 1400 Controllers as well as MicroLogix 1100 Controllers and RSLogix 500 Software. The vulnerabilities are known to require very little skill to exploit and have been discovered in both Rockwell Automation and Johnson

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11 Mar 2020

Phishers Use Fake HIV Test Results as Bait

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new phishing campaign that uses fake HIV test results to gather information from victims after clicking a malicious link, targeting insurance, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies around the world. Researchers at Proofpoint uncovered the campaign, stating that the cybercriminals were impersonating Vanderbilt University Medical Center and

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10 Mar 2020

American forces raid Islamic State hideouts on Qarachogh mountain: witnesses

Early Sunday morning a fight ensued on the Qarachogh Mountain, commonly attacked by ISIS. American forces entered with warplanes and helicopters at approximately 7 am, to surround the intended target, ISIS members. Witnesses claim there were around 200 soldiers fighting, some of which were Americans. Intense fighting ensued after American

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10 Mar 2020

The Pentagon’s AI Shop Takes A Venture Capital Approach to Funding Tech

The Pentagon is shifting its approach to funding and building tech for customers. The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) will now use a serious A, B approach to building new devices for consumers. Mulchandani, versed in successful startups, has brought a new venture capital approach to JAIC. Now when consumers

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10 Mar 2020

Predicting the Coronavirus Outbreak: How AI Connects the Dots to Warn About Disease Threats

BlueDot’s Al algorithm is being featured in news programs everywhere for its ability to predict new Coronavirus outbreak locations days before official alerts come from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization. BlueDot is a Canadian artificial intelligence firm that uses both official and

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10 Mar 2020

All of Italy is in lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte expanded extending restrictions in southern provinces to now include northern provinces. An entire lockdown is now underway in Italy as the Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country. The Prime Minister is initiating extreme measures in an attempt to preserve the population and not increase the

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