Safety

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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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Safety

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.
Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.
Uber

Never Fear, Uber Is Here! Crime and Fatal Accident Rates Fall Since Company Launch.

Researchers have correlated the rise of ridesharing services with a decline in fatal crashes and disorderly conduct on the roads.
Lydia Belanger
Group Calls on U.S. to Speed Up Favorable Regulations for Autonomous Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Group Calls on U.S. to Speed Up Favorable Regulations for Autonomous Cars

In January, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it would unveil guidelines to states and manufacturers on self-driving cars by July.
This Navy SEAL's Safety Checklist Could Save Your Life on Your Next Trip
Business Travel

This Navy SEAL's Safety Checklist Could Save Your Life on Your Next Trip

With hijackings and bombings dominating the headlines, here are some security tips every traveler should know.
Entrepreneur Staff
These Are the Most Common, and Expensive, Injuries at Work
Health Insurance

These Are the Most Common, and Expensive, Injuries at Work

Serious or not, most injuries still come with a hefty bill for businesses.
Lindsay Friedman