Waymo details how emergency services should deal with self-driving incidents

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Waymo details how emergency services should deal with self-driving incidents Waymo Waymo has officially published guidelines cops and first responders can follow in case an autonomous car is involved in an accident. Without a human driver controlling the wheel, after all, there’s…

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US Department of Transportation updates autonomous car rules

US Department of Transportation updates autonomous car rules

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US Department of Transportation updates autonomous car rules The US Department of Transportation has released its latest set of voluntary guidelines for automated driving systems, a report that builds on previous versions released over the past two years. With Preparing for the…

Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos

Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos

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Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos Draft guidelines permit gene-editing tools for research into early human development, but would discourage manipulation of embryos for reproduction — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . David Cyranoski {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology

Uber pledges to cap trip pricing during major emergencies

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Uber pledges to cap trip pricing during major emergencies Today, Uber outlined a new set of guidelines regarding how the company will respond in the event of a crisis, such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack. The company’s Global Security Center…

Computer Programmers Get New Tech Ethics Code

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Computer Programmers Get New Tech Ethics Code, The guidelines come from the Association for Computing Machinery — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading . . . Cherri M. Pancake, , http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology, Scientific American: Technology, Science news and technology updates from Scientific…

YouTube removes Alex Jones’ official channel for violating guidelines

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YouTube removes Alex Jones’ official channel for violating guidelines, YouTube is the latest service to remove Alex Jones’ content, which follows Facebook, Apple and Spotify yanking InfoWars pages and podcasts over the last day or so. Engadget has confirmed that YouTube has…

23andMe, Ancestry and others agree to genetic privacy guidelines

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23andMe, Ancestry and others agree to genetic privacy guidelines, A number of genetic testing companies, including 23andMe and Ancestry, have signed onto a set of guidelines that aim to address consumer privacy concerns, the Washington Post reports. The privacy best practices, drafted…

Google video teases all-white look for Gmail and other apps

Google video teases all-white look for Gmail and other apps

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Google video teases all-white look for Gmail and other apps, Google has been revamping its Material Design guidelines for internal and third-party products. We’ve already seen previews of how the look of Google’s own products will change, from Android to Gmail to…

Apple limits how apps can handle and share users’ contact lists

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Apple limits how apps can handle and share users’ contact lists , Apple updated its app guidelines last week, and while the biggest news was a widespread ban on cryptocurrency mining, the company also tightened its grip on what developers can and…

Google should learn from Apple’s cryptocurrency guidelines

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Google should learn from Apple’s cryptocurrency guidelines , Google should learn from Apple’s cryptocurrency guidelines  TNW Apple bans cryptocurrency mining on iPhones and iPads  CNET Apple bans developers from submitting cryptocurrency mining apps for iOS devices  ZDNet Apple: Don’t use your iPhone to mine cryptocurrencies  CNBC…

Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores

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Apple bans cryptocurrency mining from its app stores, Cryptocurrency mining in apps has become such a big deal, Apple updated its app guidelines to make sure that developers don’t sneak the function into any apps within the company’s ecosystem. The update to…

Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year

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Facebook has already removed 583 million fake accounts this year, , Last month, Facebook published its internal community enforcement guidelines for the first time and today, the company has provided some numbers to show what that enforcement really looks like. In a…

Simple equation directs creation of clean-energy catalysts

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Simple equation directs creation of clean-energy catalysts, , New guidelines could steer the design of less costly, more efficient catalysts geared toward revving up the production of hydrogen as a renewable fuel. Using its equation, the team discovered several atom-framework combinations that…

In a Big Data World, Scholars Need New Guidelines for Research

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In a Big Data World, Scholars Need New Guidelines for Research, , User information from Facebook and other social-media sites is invaluable to political and social scientists, but it must be treated with care  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com , Continue reading…