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Tesla Was 'Pushing the Envelope in Terms of Safety,' Mobileye Claims
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Tesla Was 'Pushing the Envelope in Terms of Safety,' Mobileye Claims

'No matter how you spin it, [Autopilot] is not designed for that. It is a driver assistance system and not a driverless system.'
Truck Carrying Takata Air Bag Inflators Explodes in U.S., Killing One
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Truck Carrying Takata Air Bag Inflators Explodes in U.S., Killing One

Local media reports said the driver of the truck was a 20-year-old man who, along with a passenger, were able to escape from the truck before it exploded.
This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend
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This Squishy, Flatulent Robot Just Wants to Be Your Friend

Isn't this octopus-inspired robot adorable?
Nina Zipkin
Japanese Truck Driver Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian
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Japanese Truck Driver Playing Pokémon Go Kills Pedestrian

The driver said he had been distracted by the game after his arrest for negligent driving following the accident on Wednesday evening.
JFK Active Shooter Chaos: What a Vacationing Navy SEAL Did to Get Travelers to Safety
Business Travel

JFK Active Shooter Chaos: What a Vacationing Navy SEAL Did to Get Travelers to Safety

Former Navy SEAL Brandon Webb stepped off his flight last night into a sea of panic. Here are the steps he took and what you can learn to keep you and your family safe.
Dan Bova
Be Afraid! 8 New Hacks From the Black Hat Conference That Should Scare You.
Cybersecurity

Be Afraid! 8 New Hacks From the Black Hat Conference That Should Scare You.

At this year's Black Hat Conference, hackers gathered to share their dirtiest hacking secrets. Here's what you can learn from them.
Grace Reader
White House on Drones: Safety First
Drones

White House on Drones: Safety First

The Office of Science and Technology Policy today unveiled its strategy to safely adopt UAS in the USA.
U.S. Vehicle Safety Regulator Stands Behind Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

U.S. Vehicle Safety Regulator Stands Behind Self-Driving Cars

Autonomous vehicles must be "much safer" than human drivers before they are deployed on U.S. roads, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Rosekind said.
This CIA Operative's 11-Step Guide to Safe Travel
Business Travel

This CIA Operative's 11-Step Guide to Safe Travel

A former spy shares his hotel, car rental and air travel secrets for staying safe.
Drew Dwyer
Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Cars Over Airbag, Emissions Control Issues
Toyota

Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Cars Over Airbag, Emissions Control Issues

Some of the automaker's gasoline-electric hybrid Prius models contain both of the potential defects, taking the total number of vehicles affected by the recalls to 3.37 million.
Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade
Far Out Tech

Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade

A new Kickstarter project hopes cyclists can say bye bye to blindspots.
Jason Fell
The Crazy Creative Way This Company Got Workers to Read its HR Materials
Creativity

The Crazy Creative Way This Company Got Workers to Read its HR Materials

This office supply company in the U.K. came up with a few unusual office safety protocols concerning zombies, vampires and aliens.
Nina Zipkin
The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About
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The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About

A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
Nina Zipkin
Tesla Says There is No Safety Defect in its Model S or X
Tesla

Tesla Says There is No Safety Defect in its Model S or X

Tesla said that in April it had cooperated fully with the NHTSA as part of a 'routine screening' on suspensions and that the agency did not ask for any further information.