Monthly Archives: August 2015

How Much Cash Will An Autonomous Car Save You? More Than $1000 Per Year – The Car Connection

Self-driving cars are just around the corner. Many people worry about the added expense of autonomous technology and the effect it’ll have on car prices, but in fact, self-driving vehicles are likely to save owners a good bit of money. … Continue reading

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United Airlines Brings Highly Detailed In-Airport Maps To Its iOS App – TechCrunch

No matter how advanced phone mapping technologies have become, stepping into an airport takes you back several decades into the era of physical maps. With no.. Sourced through Scoop.it from: techcrunch.com It’s about time! I’d struggle to find anyone who … Continue reading

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Hacker drone is armed for aerial assault – RT

Events like DEFCON are great and smart vendors selling cool IoT consumer electronics, home automation and alarm systems will be asking, “would you like security with that?” If you say no, it will be at your peril. Continue reading

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Autonomous, Connected Cars Fuel Next-Gen Cartography Race

Next time you go out for a drive in the country and the nav unit tells you to go to the nearest road, even though you are on one, or can’t find your destination, imagine you are in a car or truck with no steering wheel or controls and ask yourself if near enough is good enough. Continue reading

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Muslim mother fitted with GPS tracking device to stop her from taking her … – International Business Times UK

Court orders the parents from two British families to be tagged to ensure they stay in the UK. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk You could be forgiven for thinking that my blogs are just about autonomous cars and hackers, that … Continue reading

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Police: GPS tracking is intriguing – Leader-Telegram

Chippewa Valley law enforcement officers said using GPS trackers to track fleeing vehicles is a good idea, but that doesn’t mean they’re ready to make use of that technology. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.leadertelegram.com How often do we hear that … Continue reading

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GPS Monitoring Devices for Pizza Delivery – Why didn’t we think of it sooner? Actually we did.

In the next year or two we are going to see a plethora of mobile location based apps and people are going to ask, why didn’t we think of that before. I have to say, we did. The right people were just too busy with BAU and weren’t ready for it. Welcome to the world of the futurist. Continue reading

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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It

Two hackers have developed a tool that can hijack a Jeep over the internet. WIRED senior writer Andy Greenberg takes the SUV for a spin on the highway while … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com When you check out his … Continue reading

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GPS satellite networks are easy targets for hackers – CNNMoney

A pivotal network of space satellites doesn’t properly guard its communication, allowing hackers to hijack signals and wreak havoc. Sourced through Scoop.it from: money.cnn.com I briefly saw this story on CNN last night and while I don’t think the risk … Continue reading

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Calgary school buses to implement GPS tracking – Calgary Herald

Calgary parents whose children will be taking the bus to school this coming year will have a new way of knowing when their children get on or off as well as whether the bus is on time. Sourced through Scoop.it … Continue reading

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