Tech News Today

Aug 31st 2017

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Apple sent out invitations for its big event on September 12th. Let's Meet at Our Place, said the invites to the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple Campus.

Robotics company Zipline has begun to use its drones to deliver blood to Rwanda’s blood transfusion centers. The FCC.gov site allows pretty much anyone to upload any file to their site which can then be made accessible via the FCC.gov domain. The public API that literally anyone can get allows those who know what to do with it the ability to throw pretty much anything on the .gov website. So, executables, PDFs, mp4 files, which I’m sure you can imagine gets sticky when you consider that this might be a malware artist’s dream.

BBC reports that Zipline will soon expand into Tanzania, making it the largest drone delivery company in the world. IFA 2017 is under way in Berlin right now which means an avalanche of hardware announcements.

Plus, two new Star Wars toys from Sphero.

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