New England Regional News

Region Facing Snow, Rain Late This Week

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Our days of carefree and cool, dry weather are limited – a stormier pattern is clear for late this week and this weekend on the exclusive First Alert 10-day forecast. For now, though, we enjoy dry weather. Albeit chilly, it will be dry through Tuesday, with daytime highs in the 30s for most and overnight lows […]

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Schneider’s EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, thanks to a hardcoded password

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Schneider has fixed three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which security researchers said could have easily allowed an attacker to remotely take over the unit. At its worst, an attacker can force a plugged-in vehicle to stop charging, rendering it useless in a “denial-of-service state,” an attack favored by some […]

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Wiliot nabs $30M from Amazon, Avery Dennison, Samsung for a chip that runs on power from ambient radio frequencies

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As we continue the quest for better and more efficient sources of energy to link up our connected world, companies that are developing new power solutions are attracting attention. Today, a startup called Wiliot, which makes semiconductors that harness ambient nanowatts of electromagnetic energy from cellular, WiFi and Bluetooth networks to work without batteries or […]