Safety

02.11.16
Uber wants to pay $28.5 million to settle lawsuits about your safety
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Uber wants to pay $28.5 million to settle lawsuits about your safety

As usual, affected customers will hardly get paid anything.

By C. Velazco,   02.11.16
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02.08.16
Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can
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Smart car algorithm sees pedestrians as well as you can

AI could spot people crossing the street in virtual real-time, with few mistakes.

By J. Fingas,   02.08.16
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01.21.16
The US is looking into exploding self-balancing skateboards
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The US is looking into exploding self-balancing skateboards

America's CPSC has launched a priority investigation into the devices after a spate of explosions.

By D. Cooper,   01.21.16
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01.19.16
Taser's smallest weapon ever is for civilians, not cops
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Taser's smallest weapon ever is for civilians, not cops

The Pulse will be available later this year for $399.

By E. Alvarez,   01.19.16
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01.13.16
Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California
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Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California

The company will relax screening rules for those convicted of nonviolent or nonsexual crimes.

By B. Steele,   01.13.16
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01.12.16
Samsung lets inspectors into its factories following deaths
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Samsung lets inspectors into its factories following deaths

But activists say that it's still not good enough.

By S. Dent,   01.12.16
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