Day: June 20, 2018

You’ve seen the hype. Now you’re curious. Why not have a crack at AI using this online lab…

…from Microsoft, which also just bought upstart Microsoft has thrown open the doors to its AI Lab, a suite of projects to help developers learn machine learning.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

This Weekend: The East Coast RepRap Festival

Are you around Philly, Baltimore, or DC, and looking for something fun to do this weekend? Great news, because Saturday sees the start of the first inaugural East Coast RepRap Festival in Bel Air, Maryland. Eh, we’ll grab some Bohs and boil up some crabs. It’ll be a great time. Regular readers of Hackaday should…

T-Mobile urged to fire Corey Lewandowski for mocking child with Down syndrome – CNET

The company’s adviser responded with “Womp, womp” when hearing about the 10-year-old, who was separated from her family at the US-Mexico border. …read more Source:: CNet

Tesla Sues Employee Alleged To Have Stolen Gigabytes of Data

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On Wednesday, Tesla sued a former employee who worked in its Gigafactory in Nevada, accusing him of stealing trade secrets. The lawsuit appears to be what CEO Elon Musk was referring to recently when he said that production of the Model 3 had been sabotaged. Musk…

Galaxy Note 9 launch date, price, specs, features and other rumors – CNET

Samsung’s next big phone will go head-to-head with the 2018 iPhone. …read more Source:: CNet

World Trending To Hit 50% Renewables, 11% Coal By 2050: Report

Bloomberg New Energy Finance released a new report this week that estimates how electricity generation will change out to 2050. ArsTechnica: The clean energy analysis firm estimates that in a mere 33 years, the world will generate almost 50 percent of its electricity from renewable energy, and coal will make up just 11 percent of…

Tesla fingers former Gigafactory hand as alleged blueprint-leaking sabotage mastermind

Musk blames bad Tripp, drags fella into lawsuit Tesla has sued a bloke it claims was behind an effort to sabotage the electric car maker by leaking its confidential blueprints.… …read more Source:: Register

Trump signs order reversing family separation policy after tech, political backlash – CNET

“We are keeping families together,” the president says, changing the administration’s application of immigration rules. …read more Source:: CNet

China-Based Cyber Espionage Campaign Targets Satellite, Telecom, Defense Firms

Threat group Thrip is using three computers based in China to steal data from targeted companies in Southeast Asia and the US, Symantec says. …read more Source:: DarkReading

A CNC Plasma Cutter Table, From The Shop Floor Up

Some projects are simple, some focus on precision and craftsmanship, and some are more of the quick-and-dirty variety. This home-built CNC plasma cutter table seems to follow a “go big or go home” philosophy, and we have to say we’re mighty impressed by the finished product. For those who follow [Bob]’s “Making Stuff” YouTube channel,…