Greg Andrews

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Toyota used soy-based wiring in its cars, now rodents are literally tearing them apart

Typically when you see a lawsuit over a faulty product in the automotive industry it’s a simple manufacturing defect, lack of testing, or some other …

Project Wycheproof

Posted by Daniel Bleichenbacher, Security Engineer and Thai Duong, Security Engineer<br>We’re excited to announce the release of Project Wycheproof, a …

Samsung loses 'Next Big Thing' marketing chief

Todd Pendleton, the executive behind Samsung's successful "Next Big Thing" campaign, is looking for his next big thing -- but it won't be at Samsung.<p>Pendleton, who has served as chief marketing officer for Samsung's US mobile business for nearly four years, notified his colleagues this week that …

Magical Nighttime Long Exposures and Composites by Matt Payne

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne's passion for the outdoors shines through in his stunning landscape and nightscape photography. He finds the most enchanting moments in which vibrant colors and lively motion overhead complement the stillness of the world below.<p>Payne uses long exposures and …

Finally, Wall Street gets put on trial: We can still hold the 0.1 percent responsible for tanking the economy

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas/AP/Eric Risberg)</b><p>Too Big To Fail bailouts let them get away with it. The amazing result of California fraud trial could change that<p>Thomas Frank<p>September 7, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>The Tea Party regards Barack Obama as a kind of devil figure, but when it comes to hunting down the …

Fake cellphone towers hiding in plain sight, intercepting your phone calls

In response to the loads of info leaked on government surveillance, a number of ultra-secure handsets have popped up to elude prying eyes. One such option is the CryptoPhone 500 from ESD that's built on a regular Galaxy S III frame. In a recent report from <i>Popular Science</i>, that company says that its …

Review: Mini makes Cooper and Cooper S a better car for a larger audience

The Mini Cooper has fought hard to seem quirky and irreverent since its rebirth 12 years ago, but don't be fooled by its charm offensive.<p>The automaker — guided by parent company BMW — still needs to actually sell some cars.<p>So the all-new 2014 Cooper and Cooper S hatchbacks include large and small …

Barclays brings finger-vein biometrics to Internet banking

Two-factor authentication that uses one finger.<p>Barclays has announced the arrival of personal biometric scanners to keep your Internet banking …

If You Buy An 'iPhone 6,' Expect Your Phone Bill To Go Up

Apple hasn't revealed any details about the so-called iPhone 6 yet, but here's something that doesn't need confirmation from Cupertino: If you buy the next iPhone, you're going to gobble a whole lot more data. And in a world where unlimited data plans are increasingly scarce, that may mean bigger …

Why Breach Detection Is Your New Must-Have, Cyber Security Tool

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Paz Eshel is a vice president, and Bucky Moore and Shiran Shalev are associates, at Battery Ventures. Eshel and Shalev are based in Battery’s Israel office, while Moore works from Menlo Park. For a full list of Battery’s portfolio investments, please click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Cyber attacks are all …

Broadband is more important to Americans than cable

In the same way that WhatsApp has caused the number of text messages to fall, it looks as if cable is now less important than broadband in American homes. For the first time, the number of households that pay for a high speed internet connection has exceeded those who get their daily fix of news …

Ride along with Monster Tajima up Pikes Peak

His 2014 run wasn't enough to top the Mitsubishis, but it was still impressive.<p>This is Monster Tajima tackling the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in his Monster Sport Erunner. Start the morning right by watching a master at work.<p>This run wasn't enough to set a record, or top the extremely …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …

Even 'Ring taxi drivers need to respect the Green Hell

The Nürburgring Nordschleife has the reputation as one of the most difficult tracks in the world to master – deservedly so. With 14 miles of roadway and about 160 corners over a massive amount of elevation change, the amount of grip can change from turn to turn. As the driver of the famous BMW Ring …

MT's Jessi Lang recounts her harrowing Autobahn R8 crash

Automotive enthusiasts know the name, face, voice and stories of Jessi Lang well. And if they don't, they should. The longtime <i>Motor Trend</i> video presenter and host of <i>The J-Turn</i> is a regular fixture on the automotive scene, and one of our favorite to watch. But a year ago, Jessi vanished from the …

Missile strike lands just ahead of speeding car, disaster ensues

Could dashcams act as sort of a magnet for bizarre events? It's entirely plausible, considering the sheer number of insane things that are caught on the handy video cameras. This latest one comes from Ukraine, which as you probably know, has been locked in a pretty nasty dispute with Russia and …

Five tech items you should stow away in your glove box

Having a few pieces of tech on-hand can make your drive a bit easier. We’re not talking about the tech baked into your car’s software, but the things …

Rumored Canon Questionnaires Hint at Possible Medium Format Future

Rumors that Canon is looking to jump into the medium format game have been circulating for years now, but the mill has been quiet for a while on that …

Crooks Are Now Breaking Into Cars Via Remote Control

Apparently today’s high-tech cars are fast falling prey to high-tech car thieves. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports that savvy criminals are able to make breaking into a vehicle as easy as pushing a button. That’s because they’re using sophisticated electronic “scanner boxes” to …

Hackers seed Amazon cloud with potent denial-of-service bots

Bug in open source analytics app may have compromised other services, too.<p>Attackers have figured out a new way to get Amazon's cloud service to wage …

Hear the 2016 Ford Shelby roar in Nurburgring test

Some people liken the sound of their engine to a purring cat. If that’s the case, then Ford‘s next Shelby can definitely be compared with a roaring …

First Look: Polaris' Slingshot roadster unveiled

Polaris Industries is expanding. It's grown a third wheel.<p>The company best known for its extensive line of snowmobiles and side-by-side off-road vehicles, having enjoyed a year of success with its revived Indian Motorcycles brand of big street cruisers, has moved into the sport three-wheeler market.<p>…

Video: Blind Photographer Shows Us What it Really Means to ‘See’

Australian-based photographer Brendon Borellini sees the world differently than most of us. In fact, he doesn’t really <i>see</i> it at all. This is because …

Meet MIOPS, a Smartphone Controlled High-Speed Photography Trigger

Created for the creative, MIOPS is a promising new accessory used to easily trigger your camera or flash unit for high-speed photography scenarios. …

The Quest For The Ultimate Workout Headphones

By Steven Melendez3 minute Read<p>As an avid weightlighter, Dr. Eric Hensen knows how annoying earbuds can be at the gym. Hensen, who is also an ear, …

Are Camera Drones the Future of Filmmaking?

Movie magic is undeniable and production used to be limited to giant studios with massive budgets. In the final episode of Hardwired 2.0 I explore how technology is helping to make the creation and distribution of your own movie easier and more affordable.<p>Remote controlled camera drones are …

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Amazon Fire Phone review

Two days after I first turned on the Amazon Fire Phone, I walked into the foyer of my apartment building and saw a package with my name on it. This was odd: I’m the guy who orders something and then sits patiently by the front door waiting for it, not the guy who gets surprised by packages on a …

A step-by-step guide to help you get the best deal on a new car

Can you afford to give away $5,000?<p>That's the difference between what savvy and not-so-savvy buyers recently paid for the exact same Nissan Altima in Southern California.<p>Those who paid too much, up to $25,800 for the popular family sedan, probably bought their cars the old-fashioned way: by walking …

Ford Fusion