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United Cockpit Door Codes Accidentally Posted Online

05/15/2017, Airplane cockpit doors have access codes now for a reason. It’s to prevent unauthorized persons from entering the cockpit and possibly putting the passengers at risk. So you can imagine that it would be a pretty big deal if those codes got out....

Audi And Volvo Pick Android As Their In-Car Operating System

05/15/2017, Android Auto already allows you to extend your Android smartphone experience to a compatible car but Google has been working with carmakers to provide a proper Android experience. Ahead of the company’s I/O developer conference this week, it has...

Lyft And Waymo Are Working On Self-Driving Cars Together

05/15/2017, Thanks to ride-hailing and ride-sharing services like Lyft and Uber, getting a ride to wherever you’re going has become a lot easier, whereas in the past you would pretty much only have taxis to rely on (assuming buses and trains aren’t your thing)....

Fiat Chrysler Issues Truck Recall Over Faulty Software

05/14/2017, If there is something we’re sure many old school car enthusiasts will lament is how complicated modern cars are getting, what with their computers and software, whereas back in the day it was pretty much purely mechanical. This is also why these days...

Germany Now Allows Self-Driving Cars To Be Tested On Its Roads

05/14/2017, Depending on which country you go to, the rules for driving and the laws are all different. There is also the way that people drive that are different. For example there are some countries in Asia where drivers are known to be particularly reckless/fast,...

Google I/O 2017: What to Expect

05/12/2017, So far every year for the past few years without fail Google has hosted its annual Google I/O event, and this year the company is back with the 2017 version. Just like Microsoft’s BUILD conferences or Apple’s WWDC, Google I/O is mostly about software...

Harley-Davidson Plans To Embrace Electric Bikes

05/12/2017, When you think of motorcycle company Harley-Davidson, “green” doesn’t necessarily pop to mind. However this doesn’t mean that the company isn’t thinking about it. In fact in a report from Drive (via Engadget), the company’s VP Bill Davidson...

A Single Self-Driving Car Is Enough To Reduce Traffic Congestion

05/11/2017, One of the reasons why self-driving vehicles might be better than one driven by humans is safety. This is because computers make all the split-second decisions and can sometimes detect things we did not know was there, or because we did not pay enough...

Self-Driving Cars Can Now Be Testing In New York As Well

05/11/2017, Drivers and roads differ from country to country, and even within a country itself it can differ from city to city depending on the people and the design of the streets. This means that when it comes to testing self-driving cars, gathering as much...

Uber Now Allowing Users To Save Custom Locations

05/10/2017, Just like apps such as Waze, Uber allows users to save locations that they travel to frequently such as Home or Work. However what if you wanted to save more custom locations, such as the home of your best friend, your relatives, your...

Volkswagen Arteon Can Help When Its Driver Passes Out

05/09/2017, If there is an appeal to self-driving cars it is that it can eliminate some of the mistakes that human drivers make, which in turn can potentially lead to reduced traffic congestion and also less accidents. However until self-driving cars become...

U.S. Electronics Ban May Be Expanded To Flights From UK

05/09/2017, The United States decided to ban electronic devices larger than smartphones on all commercial flights coming out of select Middle Eastern countries in March this year. The ban remains in place and as airlines try to find a workaround, the government...

Self-Driving Cars Are Getting Their Own City In South Korea

05/09/2017, Lots of companies across the globe are serious about self-driving cars and how they will transform the way we move from one point to the other. However, it’s not exactly easy to test new self-driving car technologies in the real-world given that...

New UberPOOL Feature Will Help Make Trips Faster For Everyone

05/04/2017, UberPOOL is a great feature that lets you catch an Uber with other people who are going in the same general direction at a cost cheaper than what it would cost to go there in an Uber all by yourself. The ride-sharing company today announced that...