Here's a look at the top trending stories in manufacturing today based on reader feedback including: Toyota Camry's makeover; Google's purchase of Titan Aerospace; and unveiling a Corvette convertible. Below these stories, check out links to other related news and features at Manufacturing Business Technology.
Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace, and like Facebook, hopes the technology will help deliver cheap and easy Internet access in the future.
While there’s been a big focus on the Heartbleed Bug and what individuals should do to protect themselves, the truth is the bug has a wider reach than just websites. Companies have some work to do to make sure they’re protected.
It was reported in a recent CNN article that technology companies Cisco and Juniper have been reviewing dozens of devices to determine their vulnerability to the bug. So far they have identified two dozen networking devices affected by Heartbleed. That list includes servers, routers, switches, phones and video cameras used by businesses everywhere.
That revelation means that for the last two years, hackers could have been tapping calls, voicemails, emails and entire sessions on a work computer or iPhone. Here’s a list of vulnerable devices provided by researchers at security provider SivlerSky and Singlehop: Continue reading...
The Corvette Z06 Convertible was unveiled at the New York Auto show and boasts as much power as its hard-top sibling.
GE has announced that it will build its first micro-factory, which it is calling FirstBuild, in Louisville, Ky., where GE Appliances’ headquarters is located. The facility will be located on the University of Louisville (UofL) Belknap Campus, and is scheduled to open this summer.
The micro-factory philosophy aims to bring an open platform and co-creation to the appliances market so that the company can create the products that consumers want at an accelerated pace. FirstBuild will utilize the local talent in engineering and advanced manufacturing to build a network of on-site community members. Continue reading...