This Week in Tech
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Uber’s Latest Initiative: Flying Cars
Mark Moore, an aircraft engineer who spent the last 30 years at NASA, just joined Uber. His new initiative is called Uber Elevate. Will it fly? »
Russian Hackers Cheat Slot Machines—and Casinos Have No Fix
In June 2014, the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that its slot machines were spitting out too much money. The only plausible explanation? Cheating. The trail soon led to Murat Bliev, a 37-year-old Russian. Here’s what happened next »
Nuclear Bunkers Designed for Luxury Living
The condos that Larry Hall has developed are elegantly furnished. The finishes are high-touch, including the indoor swimming pool. There's just one thing unusual about these dwellings: they’re below ground in an old nuclear missile site »
Water: The Biggest Thing Since Sliced Bread
How the heck did a substance that falls from the air, springs from the earth, and flows from your tap become a multibillion-dollar business? Here’s how »
Warning: Could This Be Your Next Medical Emergency?
As it turns out, it’s very easy to hack a hospital. Everything from firewalls to ordinary medical devices are vulnerable—and a disaster is about to happen »