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Fiat Chrysler Joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye Self-Driving Tech Alliance

Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW, Intel and Mobileye, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform. The alliance plans to put both Level 3 and Level 4/5 automated driving technology into production by 2021. To implement what the partnership calls a […]

Apple, Facebook, Google, Snap, Twitter & Other Tech Firms File an Amicus Brief on Warrantless Location Tracking

Several high-profile technology companies, including Apple, Airbnb, Cisco, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Snap, Twitter, and Verizon have submitted a amicus brief in a key case at the U.S. Supreme Court, expressing concerns about warrantless police access to cellphone location data. The tech firms argue that the court should “refine the applic Timothy Carpenter […]

Uber and the FTC Settled a Complain Over Customer Privacy and Security

Uber and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have settled a complain the company’s privacy and security practices. The settlement will require Uber to implement a new privacy program and submit itself to regular third-party audits to make sure it’s protecting its users’ data. The complaint in question alleged that Uber misrepresented its privacy and security programs […]

Firmware Failure Bricks IoT Door Locks and Causes Outrage

Over the past week, LockState customers have vented their frustration on platforms including Twitter to complain that their Internet of Things (IoT) smart locks, used to remotely control doors, begun to fail from last Monday. Consumers have taken to social media in their droves to complain about smart locks which became unresponsive following a flawed […]

Amazon Opens New Instant Pick-up Locations

Amazon.com Inc is rolling out U.S. pickup points where shoppers can retrieve items immediately after ordering them, shortening delivery times from hours to minutes in its latest move into brick-and-mortar retail. The world’s largest online retailer has launched Instant Pickup points around five college campuses, such as the University of California at Berkeley, it said […]

An Chinese Automaker May Have Made a Bid to Buy Fiat Chrysler Automobile

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has reportedly rejected an acquisition bid by an unspecified Chinese automaker. FCA was formed by the merger of Italy’s Fiat and Chrysler shortly after the Detroit auto maker emerged from its 2010 bankruptcy. Over the last several years, however, FCA Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne has made it clear he is looking for […]

GoDaddy and Google Kick Neo-Nazi Site Off Their DNS Services

A notorious US neo-Nazi hate website has been forced to switch domain name providers for a second time in a day after it attacked a woman who died during protests in Virginia with hate speech. The domain is no longer at GoDaddy & we don’t host the site. We recommend contacting their hosting provider (Cloudflare) […]

Marcus Hutchins Pleads Not Guilty to Selling Malware

Marcus Hutchins, a  British cyber-security researcher has pleaded “not guilty” to charges of creating and selling malware that snooped on victims’ banking logins. Mr Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on 2 August A trial has now been scheduled for October. Hutchins was a white hat hero just a few months ago when he helpf stall […]

Accura Updates Its RLX In Hopes of a Sales Boost

Acura is giving the RLX a makeover for 2018 to try and revive interest in its larger sedan. Honda’s near-luxury arm unveiled the 2018 RLX on Thursday ahead of its formal debut during Monterey Car Week in California. The updated RLX is set to go on sale in November and features revised exterior styling, a […]

Toshiba Reports Another Loss – Auditor Signs Off on the Books

Toshiba auditor signed off on its full-year earnings, a first after the accounting scandal and massive writedowns. The company has been on a watchlist for possible delisting on the Tokyo Stock Exchange The industrial and consumer electronics maker reported a 965.7 billion yen ($8.8 billion) net loss for the year ended March 31, it said in […]

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