Elon Musk said "We've eliminated all of the obvious possibilities for what occurred there. So what remains are the less probable answers."
Solving a rocket failure is a complex task, on the order of magnitude of building a rocket from scratch.
Generating theories that pseudo-government entities utilize sabotage devices from a mile away seems a bit John Nash.
Just like gun sales have never been better. A lack of calming from leaders has led to a self survival mentality. If ISIS doesn't get to you, North Korea, Iran, China, Russia, or aliens will. The one thing President Obama has done to feed the hysteria is a lack of ability to be calming in a crisis. He seems to say all the wrong things, and do all the wrong things to instill confidence for people. The next President will at least have to be better at fixing the problem at home if not abroad. You at least have to instill a false sense of confidence if nothing else. Otherwise the fear in people comes out, and it's usually not good.
I think what the rich fear is the poor, coming to their homes to reclaim what was lost.
I went to use one of these and it wanted to install an iOS configuration profile on my phone.
How did you even get access? Every one of these in midtown has a homeless person sitting on milkcrates staring at the screen.
I have a feeling this problem was not raised at the "Take over NYC with Wifi" conference call. Overall statistics for this project are going to be heavily skewed by the non-stop ability of those without to consume far more than those with.
This has happened to me at least twice when disclosing security issues. They acknowledge the incident, they fix it, and then they attacked me when I published my report.
I once owned an AS domain. Despite the fact that they list themselves as having an office in NYC, writing to them, emailing them and calling their listed number generated no response to requests I made to have the administrative contact changed. They have no proper web interface either. I dropped my AS domain due to their complete incompetence and lack of support. Looks like that was the best move I could have made after this recent incident was made public.
Concert cellist Sergei Roldugin has known Vladimir Putin since they were teenagers and is godfather to the president's daughter Maria. On paper, Mr Roldugin has personally made hundreds of millions of dollars in profits from suspicious deals. But documents from Mr Roldugin's companies state that: "The company is a corporate screen established principally to protect the identity and confidentiality of the ultimate beneficial owner of the company."
Tomorrow's papers: Sergei Roldugin was found in his Moscow apartment this afternoon, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the back of the head.
Why such a low ransom for such a high risk? I bet the hospital has more $ in its petty cash drawer...
Perhaps this is a proof-of-concept run for the attackers...
They just don't know what they have. Once they see the publicity guaranteed this goes up to 400 BTC in a heartbeat.
No problem is so large it can't be fit in somewhere.