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Robert Hackett


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Recent articles by Robert:

Flying Cars, Bike Share, and Space Tourism: How You’ll Be Traveling in 2018

Next year will see breakthroughs in zero-emissions vehicles that could help save the planet—and rockets that may one day help us escape it. → Read More

Uber's CEO Comes From What May Be the World's Most Techie Family

Relatives of Uber’s new CEO have earned entry to tech’s hall of fame with top jobs at Google, Intel, Allen & Co., and beyond. → Read More

Exclusive: Gaping Security Holes Persist in These Cameras 3 Years After FTC Settlement

Ex-NSA researchers discovered critical vulnerabilities in security cameras and routers manufactured by Trendnet, Dahua, and Belkin. → Read More

Hope Solo: I Won't Settle for Anything Less than Equal Pay for Women

"You can’t just ask nicely," the U.S. soccer star said. "You have to take it." → Read More

Ethereum's Frozen Funds, YouTube's Kid Trauma, Backstage at Web Summit

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for November 11, 2017. → Read More

Kaspersky Struck References to 67 'Tech Partners' Like Amazon and Microsoft From Website

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for November 4, 2017. → Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Social Media Spreads Division, Manipulation, and Lies

The chief exec spoke to NBC Nightly News about fake news and tax reform. → Read More

How Serious Are Tech Giants About Blockchains? Ethereum Cofounder Grades Apple, Amazon, Google

Joseph Lubin, cofounder of Ethereum and ConsenSys, grades tech giants like Google, Amazon, and Apple on their blockchain involvement. → Read More

SoftBank Teams With Facebook and Amazon on Undersea Internet Cable

SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon are set to lay an 8,700-mile-long undersea Internet cable across the Pacific Ocean. → Read More

Uncle Sam Tries to Hire Hackers

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for October 28, 2017. → Read More

This Security 'Unicorn' Raised $116 Million in an IPO Priced Below Its Last Valuation

ForeScout Technologies, a cybersecurity "unicorn," prices IPO on NASDAQ exchange below its last private valuation of $1 billion. → Read More

A Hacker's Tool Kit

Courtesy of the web’s thriving criminal marketplace, cybercrime is growing ever more pervasive. → Read More

Meet 'Reaper': A Hacker Is Amassing What Appears to Be the Biggest, Baddest Botnet in Town

Security researchers are warning of a new botnet called 'Reaper' that could be worse than 'Mirai' in terms of its destructive power. → Read More

Kaspersky Researchers Uncover Flaws in Popular Dating Apps Like Tinder, OkCupid, and Bumble

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered vulnerabilities in dating apps OkCupid, Tinder, Bumble, Badoo, Zoosk, WeChat, and more. → Read More

How This Startup Plans to Use Blockchain to Revolutionize the Coffee Supply Chain

Here's how Bext360 plans to use the blockchain to manage the coffee supply chain and track java, from bean to barista. → Read More

AI Startup Raises Millions to Digest Intel for Spies, Financiers and Walmart

Startup Primer has raised $15 million in VC funding to use artificial intelligence or AI to digest data for spy agencies and Walmart. → Read More

Why Cryptojacking Is The Next Big Cybersecurity Threat

The "cryptojacking" cybercrime spree that steals PC power to mine Bitcoin cousin Monero is more common than you might guess. → Read More

Tanium CEO's Refreshingly Honest Take on the State of Internet Security

This is your Cyber Saturday edition of Fortune's tech newsletter for October 21, 2017. → Read More

Facebook Security Chief's Favorite Cyber Tool Raises $70 Million and Becomes a Unicorn

Duo, maker of Facebook security chief's favorite cyber tool, raises $70 million at more than $1 billion valuation. → Read More

Data Sheet—Bitcoin, Blockchain See More Venture Capital

Bitcoin, blockchain, and other digital currency technologies are getting increasing backing from major venture capital firms. → Read More