Uber launches its safety hub for European passengers

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Uber launches its safety hub for European passengers Hannah Mckay / Reuters Uber’s recent safety push is spreading to Europe. The ridesharing service is launching a safety center in its app for the UK and 23 other European countries to provide many…

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Volvo surprises with its stylish and quick S60 sedan

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Volvo surprises with its stylish and quick S60 sedan When you mention safety and cars, most folks bring up Volvo. For decades, safety wasn’t (as the kids say) cool. But in a world with increasing amounts of cars on the road in…

Tesla defends Autopilot in first quarterly safety report

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Tesla defends Autopilot in first quarterly safety report Over the past year, Tesla has received a lot of flak for being involved in crashes and accidents while Autopilot was engaged. Back in March, a Model X crashed into a median barrier, claiming…

2019 BMW X5 first drive review: The Trojan horse of tech     – Roadshow

2019 BMW X5 first drive review: The Trojan horse of tech – Roadshow

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2019 BMW X5 first drive review: The Trojan horse of tech – Roadshow Germany pulls a fast one, pairing familiar looks with radically new infotainment and safety tech. Continue reading . . . Chris Paukert {authorlink} https://www.cnet.com/g00/3_c-6bbb.hsjy.htr_/c-6RTWJUMJZX77x24myyux78x3ax2fx2fbbb.hsjy.htrx2fwx78x78x2fwjanjbx78x2f_$/$/$/$?i10c.ua=1&i10c.dv=14 CNET Reviews – Most Recent…

Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens

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Walmart will use blockchain to ensure the safety of leafy greens Walmart is anxious about the safety of its food following bacterial outbreaks for lettuce and other food, and it’s hoping technology will set shoppers’ minds at ease. It’s telling its leafy…

Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA

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Tesla Model 3 receives a perfect safety rating from NHTSA The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the Tesla Model 3 five-star ratings in every single category. That includes the overall front, overall side, side barrier, side pole and rollover…

BMW developed a self-driving motorcycle to further its safety efforts

BMW developed a self-driving motorcycle to further its safety efforts

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BMW developed a self-driving motorcycle to further its safety efforts This week, BMW Motorrad showed off a self-driving version of its R1200GS, a motorcycle that it spent more than two years developing. You can see in the video below that the motorcycle,…

White House Hobbles Nuclear Weapons Safety Agency

White House Hobbles Nuclear Weapons Safety Agency

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White House Hobbles Nuclear Weapons Safety Agency As Trump calls for new bomb production, the administration cuts safety board access to nuclear facilities — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . Patrick Malone {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology Scientific American: Technology Science news…

Uber gives drivers emergency button and conceals passenger locations

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Uber gives drivers emergency button and conceals passenger locations Uber has added more safety features for passengers and drivers in the last few months, like alerts for trusted contacts and a button to quickly contact emergency services. Today, the company unveiled a…

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive review: Trading “Sport” for family friendly tech     – Roadshow

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive review: Trading “Sport” for family friendly tech – Roadshow

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe first drive review: Trading “Sport” for family friendly tech – Roadshow Families looking to save a few bucks on a compact SUV without shortchanging on safety should definitely take a closer look at the redesigned (and renamed) Santa…

Didi passenger murdered following safety failure

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Didi passenger murdered following safety failure Didi Chuxing’s safety issues still aren’t over. Police have confirmed that a driver for the service raped and killed a woman passenger in Wenzhou, China on August 24th. The ridesharing company said it was “deeply sorry”…

Tesla Model 3 rollover crash shows its real-world safety

Tesla Model 3 rollover crash shows its real-world safety

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Tesla Model 3 rollover crash shows its real-world safety, While Tesla’s Model 3 should be a safe car (this isn’t the company’s first try), it’s hard not to feel nervous. Without official crash test results, how do you know how resilient it…

Twitter acquires online safety company to bolster anti-abuse efforts

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Twitter acquires online safety company to bolster anti-abuse efforts, Twitter has repeatedly come under fire for not doing enough to stop hate speech, allowing outside groups to sow political discord and failing to limit the spread of misinformation. To address these issues,…

US regulator blocks sales of device that fools Tesla’s Autopilot

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US regulator blocks sales of device that fools Tesla’s Autopilot , The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has demanded that the company behind a gadget called the Autopilot Buddy stops selling the device in the US. The gizmo makes Tesla’s Autopilot…

AT&T opens its public safety network to volunteer first responders

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AT&T opens its public safety network to volunteer first responders , AT&T’s approach to a public safety network has been available for a while, but only for emergency crews that supply phones and plans. That’s not much good if you’re a volunteer…