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How ransomware hackers came for Americans’ beef

[Politico] Virtually no mandatory cybersecurity rules govern the millions of food and agriculture businesses that account for about a fifth of the U.S. economy. And now, the risk has become real. Security analysts from the University of Minnesota warned the U.S. Agriculture Department in late May about a growing danger — a cyber crime known […]

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Business leaders must take urgent action to counter ransomware threat, White House warns in memo

[CNBC, Eclipse Images] The Biden administration is urging corporate executives and business leaders to take immediate steps to prepare for ransomware attacks.“The threats are serious and they are increasing,” wrote Anne Neuberger, President Joe Biden’s deputy national security advisor for cyber and emerging technology.The White House memo lists five best practices for safeguarding against ransomware […]

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Citi upgrades Nio, says growing electric vehicle demand in China can lift stock more than 50%

[CNBC, Getty] Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio should see sales growth accelerate in the near- and long-term, giving its stock upside of more than 50%, according to Citi. Nio’s shares have struggled in 2021, along with other stocks tied to the electric vehicle industry. The company’s U.S.-traded shares have slipped more than 20% year to date. Citi […]

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Ghosted by Tesla

[Business Insider] Customers say Tesla’s ultrasleek, expensive Solar Roofs and panels come with nightmare customer service, often leaving them with unanswered calls and emails for months on end. Tesla Energy charges customers tens of thousands of dollars for solar roofs.Recently Tesla Energy jacked up prices on individual contracts, which shot up by as much as […]

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Law firms are building A.I. expertise as regulation looms

[Fortune, Getty] There’s a wide gulf between A.I. system builders and legal experts. One boutique law firm is hoping to bridge it. What makes BNH.ai unique is that it combines deep expertise in data science and machine learning with deep expertise in law and regulation, especially around data privacy. Burt and Hall founded the firm […]

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Could Microvision Stock Break Out Soon?

[Benzinga, Getty] Microvision Inc. (NASDAQ: MVIS) shares pulled back Thursday after a sharp rally, falling 16.23% to $15.54. Here’s a look at the stock’s technical levels.  Microvision Daily Chart Analysis: The stock looks to be forming what technical traders may call a “bullish flag” pattern. Connecting the highs and lows on the Microvision stock chart shows that it’s […]

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Biden wants millions of clean-energy related jobs. Can it happen?

(CNN) Last week, President Joe Biden reaffirmed his commitment to addressing climate change by creating green energy jobs, building out a “modern and sustainable infrastructure” toward his continued goal of reaching a carbon-free energy sector in the US by 2035. In remarks last week before signing several executive orders focused on his climate agenda, Biden tied his energy policy […]

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This 6-year-old racked up $16K on mom’s credit card playing video games

[New York Post] Jessica Johnson first thought she had been defrauded when she saw $16,293 deducted from her bank account. Then she learned son George, 6, had racked up app-store charges playing Sonic Forces starring the imperiled Sonic the Hedgehog. (Tamara Beckwith) Well, someone has made Santa’s naughty list. Six-year-old George Johnson secretly racked up […]

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PS5 Restock Updates for PlayStation Direct, Walmart, Amazon, and More

[Newsweek] The PlayStation 5 was quietly restocked at Target and PlayStation Direct on Thursday, and there are rumors swirling of a restock at Walmart and Best Buy next week. Find out the latest updates on PS5 availability at major retailers below, as well as when the gaming community thinks the next restocks will happen. Plus, […]

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Why You Should Stop Using Your Facebook Messenger App

[Forbes, Getty Images] If you’re one of the billion-plus people using Facebook Messenger, then you’d be well-advised to switch to an alternative. Unlike its Facebook stablemate WhatsApp, Messenger is missing the critical security required to protect your content from prying eyes. Everything you send on Messenger passes through Facebook servers to which it has access. […]

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