Month: September 2021

Blue Origin Has a Toxic Culture, Former and Current Employees Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: A former communications executive at Blue Origin and 20 other current and former employees have written a blistering essay about the company’s culture, citing safety concerns, sexist attitudes, and a lack of commitment to the planet’s future. “In our experience, Blue Origin’s culture sits on a…

Uber will now deliver pumpkins, carving kits and other seasonal items to your door – CNET

The ride-hailing company’s holiday shop will then transition to offer other holiday items throughout the year. …read more Source:: CNet

Jaguar Land Rover and VW Group settle SUV import block, report says – Roadshow

The British carmaker wanted to stop the import into the US of VW Group’s luxury SUVs over allegations that the German company copied Land Rover’s Terrain Response System. …read more Source:: CNet

Xero, Slack suffer outages just as Let’s Encrypt root cert expiry brings down other websites, services

When root of trust becomes single-point of failure Some websites and apps are suffering or have suffered outages around the world for at least some netizens today due to connectivity issues.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

New USB-C Logos Make Picking USB Cables, Chargers Less Confusing

Choosing the correct USB-C charger and cable for you laptop is about as fun as visiting the dentist, but new logos released today should go a long way toward making easier. PCWorld: The USB Implementers Forum group that oversees the USB standard has released logos that easily indicate whether a cable or charger can hit…

Polestar teases 5th EV, announces NASDAQ listing – Roadshow

The new model looks to be a crossover with a coupelike roofline. …read more Source:: CNet

10 Recent Examples of How Insider Threats Can Cause Big Breaches and Damage

Theft of intellectual property, sabotage, exposure of sensitive data and more were caused by malicious behavior and negligence at these organizations …read more Source:: DarkReading

Mortgage rates for Sept. 30, 2021: Rates inch up – CNET

Several key mortgage rates went up today. If you’re in the market for a new home, find out what this could mean for you. …read more Source:: CNet

Cloudflare To Enter Infrastructure Services Market With New R2 Storage Product

Cloudflare, which has a network of data centers in 250 locations around the world, announced its first dalliance with infrastructure services today, an upcoming cloud storage offering called R2. From a report: Company co-founder and CEO Matthew Prince says that the idea for moving into storage as a service came from the same place as…

If mummies had faces: Scientists use DNA to see how ancient Egyptians looked – CNET

Highly detailed 3D reconstructions reveal what three people may have looked like before being mummified. …read more Source:: CNet