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Coppers likely to use driverless cars to spy on people
Published in Transportation


What a surprise

Coppers in the US are thinking about using driverless cars so that they can monitor people without having to leave the police station.

Hyundai gives up on internal combustion
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 29 December 2021 11:29

Hyundai gives up on internal combustion


Shuts down development team

Hyundai announced that it is shutting down its internal combustion engine development team as the automaker focuses on electric cars.

Samsung unveils ISOCELL Auto 4AC image sensor for cars
Published in Transportation


Might be a part of a big deal with Tesla

Samsung has unveiled its latest image sensor, the ISOCELL Auto 4AC. Unlike earlier Samsung camera sensors, this one is designed exclusively for cars, and might got Samsung a big deal with Tesla.

Car makers will lose $61 billion billion due to chip shortage
Published in Transportation


Have they looked between the back seat?

Carmakers will lose more than $14 billion in lost revenue in the first quarter and some $61 billion for the year, advisory firm AlixPartners predicts.

Dyson gives up on the car industry
Published in News
Friday, 11 October 2019 12:07

Dyson gives up on the car industry


Knight calls it a day

The Brexit supporter who shifted his business to Singapore to avoid the economic disaster he supported, Sir James Dyson, has now walked away from his electric car project.

Toyota pretends hybrids are better
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 March 2019 13:01

Toyota pretends hybrids are better


Better than admitting it has been caught short

The company that bought us sticky gas pedals, Toyota, has fallen behind other car companies in producing electric cars and is dealing with the problem by pretending that hybrids are better.

Qualcomm 5G enabled cars to arrive in 2021
Published in Transportation


Qualcomm CEO confirms

5G is just around the corner in the phone form factor and Qualcomm has now said that OEM devices can be expected in early 2019.

Hackers down security cameras
Published in News
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 21:15

Hackers down security cameras


You probably weren't expecting this

In the days before the internet of things (IoT) you could be pretty much assured that your toaster, your fridge, your car and your washing machine were just going to break down and you'd have to call an engineer to fix them.

Self-driving cars reveal shortfalls
Published in Transportation
Friday, 04 May 2018 10:54

Self-driving cars reveal shortfalls


DMV request shows that self-driving cars have bugs 

A demand from the California DMV of eight companies testing self-driving cars has highlighted a number of areas where the technology falls short of being safe to operate with no human backup.

BlackBerry launches security software for self-driving cars
Published in Mobiles


Jarvis is part of its turnaround efforts

Failed mobile phone maker BlackBerry has launched a new cybersecurity software, which identifies vulnerabilities in programmes used in self-driving cars.