So, BMW Wants to Build Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths

December 7, 2017

In its first century as a company, BMW has made industrial engines, motorcycles, Steve Urkel’s Isetta, and a whole lot of cars. Now, it wants to build something altogether new: an elevated bike path. This week, the automaker’s somewhat redundantly named Research, New Technologies, Innovations division, based in Mountain View, Tokyo, and Seoul, revealed its idea of building a network of bike lanes above street level. It’s called the E3…


Amazon Takes Secrecy to a Comic Extreme

October 27, 2017

Companies and their investors are in a constant tug-of-war over monetary revealing. Investors miss as many counts as they can get about a company’s performance and potential — for them, there’s no such thought as too many metrics. Companionships, of course, was unwilling to reveal as little as possible. And then there’s Inc ., which makes financial disclosure stinginess to the next tier. So far, investors have been fine…


More than half of major malware attacks victims are industrial targets

June 30, 2017

A new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs examining the targets and intended effects of this weeks massive malware attack comes up with some significant insights. The attack, initially believed to be a variation of commercial malware software known as Petya, appeared to be a vast ransomware scheme. As the story developed, it became clear that the attack was more destructive than it was lucrative, as ransom payments failed to…