Tesla Model S Car was Hacked Remotely. Door Opened without a Key and Brake applied remotely

Researchers at Chinese security company Keen Lab claim that they have managed to remotely hack an unmodified Tesla Model S with the latest firmware installed. After one driver’s interaction with the Internet —i-e doing search for the nearest charging station — the researchers were able to compromise the computer system of a Model S and … Continue reading “Tesla Model S Car was Hacked Remotely. Door Opened without a Key and Brake applied remotely”

GoPro’s Karma Drone folds up and fits in a Backpack. Karma Drone costs $799

GoPro has unveiled its Foldable Drone named Karma at an Event in Northern California. The important feature of this Karma Drone is its foldable blades that’ll make it easy to fit into a backpack. Karma users will control the quadcopter from a very simple controller. On one half of the controller is a touchscreen display … Continue reading “GoPro’s Karma Drone folds up and fits in a Backpack. Karma Drone costs $799”

Drive-by monitoring for urban streetlights

Most cities don’t have any comprehensive listing or map of where their lights are located, what kind they are, what their expected operational lifetimes are, how high they are, or when they were last replaced. And the prevailing system for answering those questions is to send inspectors out, clipboard in hand, to examine the city’s … Continue reading “Drive-by monitoring for urban streetlights”

Apps built using the Desktop Bridge now available in the Windows Store

Few months ago Microsoft announced the Desktop Bridge for enabling developers to bring their existing desktop apps and games over to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) by converting their app or game with the Desktop App Converter. This then enables the path to gradually migrate the app or game to reach all Windows 10 devices … Continue reading “Apps built using the Desktop Bridge now available in the Windows Store”

Uber rolled out Self-Driving Taxis in Pittsburgh. Is this start of replacing 1.5 million drivers?

Uber just launched self-driving taxis. They started rolling along the streets of Pittsburgh today. i-e The world’s first Self-Driving Ubers are now on the road in the Steel City. The launch of Uber’s self-driving pilot program marks the public unveiling of the company’s secretive work in autonomous vehicles and the first time self-driving cars have … Continue reading “Uber rolled out Self-Driving Taxis in Pittsburgh. Is this start of replacing 1.5 million drivers?”