With flak still flying in the battle over the privacy of data shared on social networks, consumer advocates are raising a red flag about the data that is being collected and shared using another type of consumer platform: automobiles.
Autonomous driving technology has the potential to save many more lives than it takes. But that may not matter if the public becomes convinced that autonomous vehicles are a danger to society.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is asking the Library of Congress to give owners of voice assistant devices like Amazon’s Echo, Google Home and other voice assistants the right to “jailbreak” the devices: freeing them from content control features designed to prevent users from running unauthorized code on those platforms. Spread the word!20shares1613
Forget about tattling fitness trackers. The U.S. military’s bigger problem is that it is falling behind in taking advantage of the Internet of Things, according to experts.
In-brief: Uber’s Endless Summer continued on Tuesday, when the ride sharing start-up settled with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company failed to reasonably secure sensitive consumer data that it collected and stored.