Safety

Security

Children's Photos Among Data Stolen in Hack of Toy Maker VTech

A vigilante hacker's breach of 5 million accounts for the Hong Kong-based Internet-connected toy maker brings parents' worst nightmares into reality.
Tesla

Tesla Is Recalling 90,000 Model S Sedans Over Seat Belt Concerns

The company has issued a worldwide recall after a customer reported an issue with the seat belt breaking.
Safety

FDA Releases New Anti-Food Poisoning Rules Just as Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 30 States

Separate salmonella outbreaks have been reportedly tied to cucumbers and Chipotle.
Ethics Coach

When Exercising Caution Is the Best Move For Your Business

In workplace safety and in hiring decisions, caution is key.
Innovation Now

Kids' Car Seat Gets the Upgrade You Never Knew It Needed

This innovative approach to the booster seat is just downright impressive, even to someone who doesn't have children.
Samsung

Samsung to Create Fund for Cancer-Stricken Workers

The $85 million fund will compensate sick workers and their families, and be used toward prevention efforts.
Taco Bell

Why a Taco Bell in Chicago Is Hiring a Bouncer

The nation's first boozy Taco Bell is taking steps to prevent underage drinking and stop open containers being taken from the location.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.

How to deal effectively with some of the main safety issues you'll encounter in your child-care business.
Self-Driving Cars

Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault

The automated vehicles have been hit by human drivers a total of 14 times since testing began in 2009, according to project director Chris Urmson.
Innovation Now

Car Dashboards That Act Like Smartphones Could Raise Safety Concerns

Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them. But are they really a good idea?
Self-Driving Cars

Google Starts Road Tests of New Self-Driving Car Prototypes

Luckily for us they will have safety drivers on board.
Workplace Safety

Even Virtual Offices Need Real Workplace Safety Policies

Wherever your team members are working, they need the same protections as they would have at their desk.
Apps

Woman Escapes Hostage Situation Through Ingenious Use of the Pizza Hut App

An urban legend became high-tech reality this week when a quick-thinking mom sent out a cry for help through a pizza-delivery app.
texting and driving

This Gadget Lets You Text and Use Apps While Driving, Without Looking at Your Smartphone

Fiddling with your smartphone and driving has been shown to be more dangerous than drunk driving. If you're going to do it, you might as well do it safer. That's the big idea behind RayGo.
Innovation Now

Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health

There are a range of resources at your fingertips to help keep your workers safe and healthy.