Lyft to add more safety features for riders and drivers

[ad_1] After facing lawsuits and criticisms related to the safety of its riders, Lyft said it will implement new measures designed to improve the security of its customers and its drivers. In a blog post Tuesday, Lyft co-founder and President John Zimmer said that the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company will now partner with the Rape, […]

Report reveals growing threat of cyberattacks to food safety

[ad_1] Credit: University of Minnesota A new report by University of Minnesota researchers indicates cyberattacks pose a rising threat to food production and safety. “Adulterating More Than Food: The Cyber Risk to Food Processing and Manufacturing,” released today by the University’s Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI), illustrates the mounting cybersecurity risk facing the food […]

Study finds big benefits in embracing vehicle safety tech

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Alerting drivers to potential threats through “driver-assist” warning systems has been shown to reduce the odds of a crash. Using cameras or radar, each tool detects potentially dangerous anomalies, such as drifting from a lane, and alerts drivers to the threat. A study by Carnegie Mellon University researchers published in […]

US senators press Amazon CEO Bezos for answers on product safety

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Three Democratic senators asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Thursday to explain what the company is doing to prevent third-party sellers from selling dangerous, illegal and misleading products on its platform, and called on him to undertake “a sweeping internal investigation of your enforcement and consumer-safety policies.” “Unquestionably, Amazon is […]

Monitoring bridge safety with wireless sensors

[ad_1] The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge in Japan, the world’s longest suspension span. Credit: Wikipedia Tens of thousands of bridges across the country are deteriorating, creating potentially dangerous conditions. Particularly after a natural disaster, being able to assess a bridge’s structural integrity can be critical. Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and Michigan State University (MSU) […]

Volocopter gets safety nod in push for air taxis of the future

[ad_1] Credit: Volocopter How far off are we from hopping on and off air taxis as a familiar local mode of transport? Eyes this week were fixed on one company aggressively keeping up its bit to open commercial routes and bring this type of mobility to life. Volocopter on Wednesday presented its latest air taxi […]

Twitter's Trust and Safety advisors say the company isn't listening

[ad_1] In the letter, obtained by Wired and published Friday, members of the council express to the company that “There have been no advance heads-up of Twitter’s policy or product changes to the council, leaving many of us to have no prior warning or let alone knowledge when answering press and media inquiries.” The members […]

Technology soars in advancing critical communication, safety for pilots, passengers

[ad_1] PlaneEnglish is an aviation radio simulator to help new pilots acquire radio communication skills. Credit: Purdue University The Federal Aviation Administration has been putting an increased focus on English language proficiency for pilots as the agency looks to ensure safety for passengers through improved communication. The move means increased attention for a technology called […]

IndyCar to use hybrid technology to boost horsepower, safety

[ad_1] Will Power (12) leads Scott Dixon through a corner during the IndyCar Series auto race, Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar) IndyCar plans to use hybrid technology to increase horsepower and improve safety. The racing series announced Thursday it will integrate a hybrid powertrain […]

Make better use and surf safety of the Web with Temporary email. – Blog

[ad_1] Make better use and surf safety of the Web with Temporary email. Nowadays, everyone spend much time on the Internet, viewing video guides and online lessons and reading e-books. If we want to gain new skills and improve themselves, the web is the potential and unlimited resoures. Unfortunately, acess the Internet has a downside. […]