Fredrik Callenryd

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The FBI Warns That Car Hacking Is a Real Risk

It's been eight months since a pair of security researchers proved beyond any doubt that car hacking is more than an action movie plot device when …

Amazon Is Leasing 20 Boeing Aircrafts To Streamline Its Delivery Operations

In an effort to cut out the middleman in its delivery process, Amazon will be leasing 20 Boeing 767 airliners, according to <i>Reuters</i>. The news was disclosed Wednesday by Air Transport Services Group Inc. (ATSG), the company responsible for leasing the planes.<p>The lease will run five to seven years, …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …

Interoperability Is Key to Unlocking the Internet of Everything

The Internet Protocol for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance formed with the goal of using IP to connect Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The …

Connected Objects Will Become Your New Problem

Just as we have started to get used to the idea of ourselves always being online, it seems that many of our homes and an increasing number of objects …

Visa is Ready to expand smart payments to cars, wearables and fridges

News: Companies joining the program will start by focusing on wearables and in-car payments.<p>Payments company Visa is expanding its seamless smart …

VTech hack gets worse: Chat logs, kids' photos taken in breach

One security expert questioned why some data was collected by VTech in the first place.<p>If you thought the cyberattack on childrens' technology firm …

Personal Data

Security expert says hackers can take over Wi-Fi Hello Barbie to steal information and spy on kids

Security experts have warned that Mattel’s latest Wi-Fi enabled Barbie doll can easily be exploited by hackers to spy on children and listen in on …

Information Systems

41 Tech Startups Disrupting The Car Industry

CB Insights:Connected CarOne of the more popular categories for consumer-focused auto tech startups is the connected car, in which companies exploit …

Startups

Robots Will Make Leeds the First Self-Repairing City

"The idea is to create a city that behaves almost like a living organism."<p>Researchers in Britain want to make the first "self-repairing" city by 2035. How will they do this? By creating autonomous repair robots that patrol the streets and drainage systems, making sure your car doesn't dip into a …

Skype co-founders build delivery bot that rides on sidewalks

While companies like Amazon and Google are betting on airborne drones for the future of delivery, two of the founders of Skype are taking a more pedestrian approach. They've created a company called Starship Technologies, and its eponymous robots are autonomous rovers that drive along sidewalks to …

Spreading Internet of Things networks across cities worldwide

The Things Network has made an impact with its community-led networks for Internet of Things devices that are starting to spring up around the world. Now it’s looking to make life easier for keen groups to set up their own networks, with the launch of a crowdfunding campaign for new, cheaper, …

Internet of Things

Researchers developing drones to autonomously repair the cities of the future

A lot of time and effort goes into keeping our cities in working order. Potholes need filling, power lines need maintaining and street light globes …

Tesla Autopilot 1.01 Upgrade Coming Soon, Aims to Improve Accuracy

Tesla’s Benz-baiting self-driving functions will soon receive their first upgrade. In a recent tweet, CEO Elon Musk outlined Autopilot 1.01 would have “curve speed adaption, controller smoothness, better lane holding on poor roads, improved fleet learning!” In our best Keanu Reeves impression: …

Tesla

Researchers Prove Connected Cars Can Be Tracked

Connected cars that communicate with other vehicles or transport systems to improve safety and traffic flow can easily be tracked, a security …

Project Loon wants to encircle the globe in 2016

Google's Project Loon has big plans for 2016, including its first round-the-world coverage. Its vice president, Mike Cassidy, told the <i>BBC</i> that the team is hoping to launch 300-plus balloons next year to "make a continuous string around the world." The idea is to make sure that there's always at …

Google's self-driving cars are coming sooner than you think

The Google self-driving car project is looking more and more like a valid, tangible and feasible technology that could be commercialized sooner …

Apple 'sets shipping date for electric car'

iPhone giant codenames vehicle project 'Titan', and 600-person team could be tripled<p>Apple has designated building an electric car as a "committed project" and has set a target shipping date for 2019, according to reports.<p>The project has been codenamed Titan and its leaders have been given …

Tim Cook

How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Companies

The evolution of products into intelligent, connected devices—which are increasingly embedded in broader systems—is radically reshaping companies and competition.<p>Smart thermostats control a growing array of home devices, transmitting data about their use back to manufacturers. Intelligent, …

Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.<p>The Obama administration announced Monday it will invest more than $160 million in a new "Smart Cities" Initiative to …

Smart Cities

Facebook Works With Google To Let Mobile Web Users Get Push Notifications Via Chrome

A big reason developers hate mobile websites is that they lack the push notifications which help re-engage people with native apps. That was a serious problem for Facebook . It sees a ton of users on its m.facebook.com site, especially in the developing world where data budgets are tight, but had …

Tesla is in the middle of a huge debate about the future of driving

On one side is Morgan Stanley's lead auto analyst, Adam Jonas, who last week revisited his futuristic theory that individual ownership of cars is going away and that the "potential end of human driving" could be coming.<p>On the other side is an unlikely team of insurance analysts at Citi led by Todd …

Ways Your Small Business Can Capitalize on the Internet of Things - Small Business Trends

<i>Note: The following is coverage of the Solid conference, with a specific focus on micro-manufacturing trends that are arising from IOT, trends on</i> …

Highway to hack: Why we’re just at the beginning of the auto-hacking era

Imagine it’s 1995, and you’re about to put your company’s office on the Internet. Your security has been solid in the past—you’ve banned people from …

Telematics reduces Iceland home delivery fleet's accidents by 40%

Iceland is accelerating the roll-out of Roadsense telematics to its home delivery vehicles, following substantial savings.<p>750 additional vehicles …

Home Delivery

Police face ‘skills gap’ with telematics data

The Police are facing a ‘skills gap’ as complex connected vehicles and telematics becomes commonplace, according to fraud investigator, Asset …

Telematics

Uber to enter 100 more Chinese cities in next 12 months: CEO | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will enter 100 more Chinese cities over the next year, doubling a previous goal set just three months ago, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said on Tuesday.<p>An Uber car is seen parked with the driver's lunch left on the …

China

Apple Making Big Hiring Push in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Apple is stepping up its efforts to recruit employees focused on artificial intelligence and machine learning, reports <i>Reuters</i>. The report suggests Apple is looking to challenge Google's lead in features such as Google Now that learn to anticipate smartphone users' needs, something Apple is starting …

Machine Learning

Location, Sensors, Voice, Photos?! Spotify Just Got Real Creepy With The Data It Collects On You

Music streaming market leader Spotify has decided that it wants to know a lot more about you. It wants to be able to access the sensor information on your phone so it can determine whether you’re walking, running or standing still. It wants to know your GPS coordinates, grab photos from your phone …

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