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In each episode, we discuss the five biggest stories in manufacturing, and the implications they have on the industry moving forward. This week:
A couple of weeks ago, ransomware outfit Lapsus$ stole more than 1 TB of data from Nvidia – the company that redefined modern computer graphics.
On Thursday, a cargo ship longer than a soccer field, sank during a storm in the Persian Gulf. The vessel, the Al Salmy 6, had 30 crew members.
John Bernal is a former Tesla employee working on the Autopilot program. Bernal was fired last month because of video reviews he conducted on his YouTube channel, AI Addict.
Few consumer internet-connected devices are secure and consumers need to better understand the trade-offs between privacy and comfort when buying these devices.
Russia’s War in Ukraine, Impact Sanctions Will Have on Manufacturing
- Activists Storm Aluminum Tycoon's Mansion: A group of activists in London stormed a mansion owned by Oleg Deripaska, the oligarch president of Rusal, a Russian aluminum company considered the second-largest producer of aluminum in the world.
- Western Sanctions Crush Russian Automaker: Russian carmaker Lada shut down its factories and placed thousands of workers on leave last week following economic sanctions imposed by Western nations.
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