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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory network was hacked by targeting a Raspberry Pi that wasn’t supposed to be connected to it

Flickr/abuakel A hacker accessed a NASA lab’s network in April 2018, by targeting an unauthorized Raspberry Pi, a pocket-sized computer that connects to the Internet. During the April 2018 attack, the hacker stole about 500 megabytes of data from 23 files, two of which contained information related to a Mars …

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Microsoft reportedly bans its employees from using Slack for security reasons and encourages them to to use the Microsoft Teams app instead

Bryan Thomas/Getty Images Microsoft does not allow its employees to use Slack, GeekWire‘s Nat Levy and Todd Bishop reported, citing an internal document. Read more: Inside Slack’s direct listing: Here’s what actually went down between the tech company and its Wall Street advisers While Microsoft has a rival workplace chat …

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Cheating Death: Inside the Cryonics Institute, Where Your Body Is Frozen With Hopes of Revival

Until the day he died, in 2011, Robert Ettinger hoped humanity would figure out a way to cheat death. Today, his body is stored in a cryonic vessel filled with liquid nitrogen and frozen to –196 degrees Celsius. He lies in cryopreservation at the Cryonics Institute in Michigan—which he founded—alongside …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for responsibility in Silicon Valley

GettyGetty Apple CEO Tim Cook said in his commencement speech at Stanford University that the tech industry is becoming known for the belief that “you can claim credit without accepting responsibility.”  Although he didn’t reference any companies by name, his comments seem to apply to recent controversies surrounding firms like …

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YouTube’s week from hell: How the debate over free speech online exploded after a conservative star with millions of subscribers was accused of homophobic harassment

The dispute between Maza and Crowder is just the latest in the emergent tug-of-war between conservative “free speech advocates,” who often find themselves being accused of hate and harassment, and progressive advocates for proactive censorship of what they believe to be hate speech or targeted abuse. Following the removal of …

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Amazon pulled a dozen books promoting toxic ‘MMS’ bleach as a cure for autism – but it had been warned months ago

A Red Cross official prepares to administer Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) in a 2012 video the organisation was tricked into participating in.getreal155/YouTube Amazon on Tuesday confirmed to Business Insider that it removed at least a dozen titles promoting MMS, a type of toxic bleach proponents say can cure malaria and …

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I immersed myself in Equinox’s world of eucalyptus towels and infrared saunas to discover why people drop thousands of dollars on a gym membership

Shayanne Gal/Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Equinox has branded itself as one of the top luxury gyms in the world, with typical members in New York City paying over $3,000 a year. I visited every Equinox location in the city to see if it lived up to the hype. I found that …

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Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city

Getty Juul Labs, an e-cigarette startup that has raised more than $12 billion in funding, is reportedly nearing a deal to purchase a high-rise building in downtown San Francisco to house its rapidly growing staff. According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday, Juul has its sights …

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Yet another baby sleeper has been yanked from shelves, just weeks after Fisher-Price’s recall of the deadly Rock ‘n Play

Consumer Product Safety Commision Baby product manufacturer Kids II is recalling thousands of rocking sleepers. Since 2012, the product has been linked to five infant deaths. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that the Atlanta-based company will refund customers who purchased the sleeper. Visit Business Insider’s ‘s homepage for more. …

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