GM is rolling out some new digital guts for its lineupAutomaker General Motors will soon be updating the computers in its lineup of vehicles. The new "electric platform," as they're calling it, will be five times more capable than the current iteration , the rough equivalent of updating from the original iPhone to an iPhone 7. The update will allow the company to issue over-the-air software updates to do things like improve how the engine runs or how its suspension handles bumps, even years after you drive it off the lot.
The political campaigns of 2020 are still vulnerable to hackersWe all remember the cyber-problems of 2016, but we could be in for more in 2020. A new report details political parties in both the US and EU still have obvious and ongoing security flaws that are leaving them vulnerable to attack. The good news? Both the Democratic and Republican parties scored better than they did in 2016. The bad? One US party the researchers won’t name was systematically leaking voter names, birthdays, and addresses.
Cocktail ConversationWe have to talk about it. Game of Thrones finally wrapped up last night, and people are real disappointed. Whether you binged it all this year or you've been a loyal followers for eight years, our writers left all their feels on the table for you right here.
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