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NASA bringing rover tech to driverless cars

Driverless car technologies are coming on leaps and bounds at the moments, with the world’s first motorway-only automated features set to hit commercial cars as soon as 2017. However, whether our automated future will look like the cars of old, or something more akin to Google’s Pod Car design remains to …

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Lost files to ransomware? Kaspersky may be able to help

Ransomware, perhaps the most malicious malware ever released doesn’t target your bank details, or your office network. No, ransomware targets your work documents themselves and your personal photos, anything on your system that could be valuable, and encrypts them. It then demands payment by a certain date, or those files will …

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Elon Musk: driver controlled cars could be outlawed

Although hard drugs may never give the children of users pre-cognitive murder detection powers like Minority Report promised us, one day soon we are going to have the driverless car technology also showcased in that movie and Elon Musk’s Tesla is helping to push us in that direction. Speaking at …

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Imperial College London to build advanced drone lab

As part of its plans to become a hotbed of robotics research, the Imperial College London is investing £1.25 million in a new drone testing lab on its South Kensington campus. Construction on the new facility won’t start until 2016, but when it does, a new two story facility will …

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London Underground driverless trains of the future profiled

With all the talk from the likes of Google, Baidu and their contemporaries about driverless cars, it’s no wonder that the next generation of trains for London’s underground tube system is also going to be driverless. Beyond that though, it’s going to come fully equipped with WiFi, air conditioning and usher in …

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Startup apps might be about to get a lot more secure

Startups are a great thing for any industry, as they bring in new people, new ideas and often that leads to innovation. However when it comes to smartphone apps, it can also lead to vulnerabilities and stolen data, as the developers don’t quite cover the bases in terms of security. …

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Nvidia is turning cars into graphical powerhouses

With the advent of digital dashboards, heads up displays, advanced telematics and improved in-car entertainment systems, as a bit of a hardware nerd, you have to wonder, what’s powering all of it? If your car makes any use of those sorts of systems, it could very well be GPU giant …

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This car runs on attention

Most driving instructors and insurers would agree, paying attention to the road when you’re driving is a relatively important part of the process. Despite this and the fact that we’re barrelling along at two to three times our natural top speed, in a metal shell weighing over a tonne, we’re …

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