DJI won't let you fly your Spark drone without a safety update
It's to prevent dangerous in-flight shutdowns.
Facebook makes Safety Check a permanent feature
It's no longer limited to special situations.
Waymo patents cars that soften to safeguard pedestrians
Self-driving cars could loosen up if they collide with humans.
Amazon offers refunds for dodgy solar eclipse glasses
It doesn't want customers going blind.
You can confuse self-driving cars by altering street signs
It doesn't take much to send autonomous cars crashing into each other.
Honolulu is the first big US city to ban phone use at crosswalks
You'll risk a fine if you can't focus on crossing the street.
UK drone rules will require you to take safety tests
You'll have to register your drone, too.
Apple could let you discreetly call 911 with your fingerprint
An Apple patent describes tech that lets you 'invisibly' call the police.
Spotify is testing a 'driving mode' for fewer distractions
Some Android users have access to the unreleased feature.