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Uber Faces A Criminal Probe In The US

by Neil Telford on 2017-05-15 07:47PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, BUSINESS-Services-Law

Ride-sharing firm Uber firm is accused of using "secret" software that lets it operate in regions where its service is banned or restricted.

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Hackers Stole A £60,000 BMW

by Tim Heath on 2017-05-12 08:33AM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel

Using only a signal boosting device hidden in a plastic bag, thieves were able to unlock a modern BMW car and drive away.

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Hackers Could Turn Off Your Car Engine – While You Are Driving

by Neil Telford on 2017-05-03 09:59AM in BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Bosch’s Drivelog Connect product, which enables you to monitor your car’s performance from your smartphone, can be exploited by hackers.

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UK Airports & Nuclear Power Stations On Cybersecurity Alert

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-25 12:06PM in JOBS-HR & Training, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities

UK security services have issued a series of alerts warning that terrorists may have developed ways of bypassing safety checks.

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Google Lawsuit Could Be Fatal For Uber

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-11 11:16AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel

With a $70bn valuation, Uber has won victories against regulators, taxi companies and many competitors. Now they face a challenge from Google.

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Drones For Rail & Road Tunnel Inspections

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-29 11:30AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel

Road & rail tunnels must be inspected regularly to detect anomalies. Singapore thinks drones can replace manned inspection teams for this task.

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Flight Ban On Laptops 'sparked by IS threat'

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-24 12:25PM in NEWS-News Analysis, INTELLIGENCE-International, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel

Airplane Mode: Advances in electronics now mean that just about anything with a power source can be turned into an explosive.

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Tomorrow's Smart Cities Will Be Data Driven

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-23 07:20PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities

Over 70% of the world's population will live in urban areas by 2050 - but don't think that means you will be able to get lost in the crowd.

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Empty Cars/Taxis With No Steering Wheel

by Neil Telford on 2017-03-15 08:23PM in FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, NEWS-News Analysis

Cars with no steering wheel, no pedals and nobody at all inside could be driving themselves on California roads by the end of the year.

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Self-driving Ubers are now in Arizona

by Neil Telford on 2017-03-03 01:16PM in BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

Uber pinned hopes on running its self-driving fleet in San Francisco but motored off to Arizona two months ago when that plan ran up against some local red tape.

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