Monthly Archives: July 2015

Hackers Can Disable a Sniper Rifle — Or Change Its Target

If a hacker attacks your TrackingPoint smart gun over its Wi-Fi connection, you may find the weapon is aiming at a different target than you think. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com Hacking has a number of different meanings. My involvement … Continue reading

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GPS Stickers Track Your Belongings : Discovery News – Discovery News

Unlike other GPS tags on the market, the TrackerPad stickers are lightweight, flexible, waterproof and stick to any object. Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.discovery.com When it looks to good to be true it usually is. I have to take this … Continue reading

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Autonomous Cars: More on the Pros, Cons, and Competition

The Automated Vehicle Symposium tracks the state of the driverless vehicle, examining the pros and cons of autonomous cars. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.automobilemag.com It’s really interesting how people can pounce on an idea and love it 100% and then … Continue reading

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Chrysler Recalls 1.4 Million Cars After Jeep Vulnerability Exposed

After researchers hack a Jeep Cherokee as it’s on public roads, highlighting vulnerabilities in the car, Chrysler pulls 1.4 million in to update them and protect drivers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.forbes.com Is this a case of being hoisted by … Continue reading

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Google Tests Autonomous Cars for ‘Weird Situations’ on Surface Streets – Government Technology

The director of Google’s self-driving cars says the cars have confronted a variety of scenes on surface streets around the company’s Mountain View, Calif., headquarters. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.govtech.com It’s great that Google are doing this testing with autonomous … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Uber says De Blasio misleading on NYC congestion

Mr. Mayor, don’t blame Uber for your claims of congestion on the streets of Manhattan, the app-based taxi service said Tuesday. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nydailynews.com It appears that there is dissension in the Big Apple, where I experienced my … Continue reading

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Car Robot City Opens in Michigan; Autonomous Cars Learn To Drive : US … – Headlines & Global News

‘M City’ is expected to accelerate the production of usable, safe and convenient autonomous car technology as early as 2020. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.hngn.com I love it when Science fiction meets reality. Instead of teaching children to drive, this … Continue reading

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