Every day we wake up, drink a cup of coffee, and get ready for work. Following are a handful of stories from around the tech world condensed to fit into one single cup of coffee. These are the things you need to know before you step foot out of your door (or in front of a webcam) and into the real world this morning.
So sit back, grab a cup, and start your morning off right with a few “Quick Bytes” from Innovation & Tech Today.
Meat Producer Getting Back to Work After Hack
The largest meat processing plant in the world has resumed most production following a cyberattack over the weekend. Its vulnerabilities, however, are far from solved. The company still believes no customer, supplier, or employee data was compromised. It remains unknown whether the company paid a ransom.
A 1,914 Horsepower Electric Hypercar?
The new mother of electric performance vehicles is coming to reality. Rimac has announced the Nevera, an electric hypercar that cranks out 1,914 horsepower and can reach speeds up to 258 mph. With its carbon-fiber body and stunningly elegant interior, the car fetches a hefty price tag. For a mere $2.4 million, it can be yours. Hopefully, they’ll take a check.
US Amazon Customers Have Less Than A Week to Opt Out of Mass Sharing
Amazon customers who wish to opt-out of pumping their Echos and Ring security cameras onto a shared wireless network are running out of time to do so. Amazon is calling their new city-wide mesh networks Amazon Sidewalk. Users have until June 8 to opt out of the service. Otherwise, their devices will automatically go online.
Lawmakers Terrified of Human-Monkey Hybrid
Researchers involved in creating a human-monkey hybrid left lawmakers freaked out following recent testimony. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, participated in the Chinese research team that created the hybrid. The team injected human stem cells into monkey embryos. The creature lived for 19 days before being terminated. Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) referred to the practice as a Frankenstein concept that crosses ethical boundaries and interferes with the sanctity of life.