800px-Hacking_in_progress_at_BarCampLondon_3Under pressure from federal regulators and after government and automakers raised concerns about vehicle communications, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV agreed Friday to recall approximately 1.4 million cars and trucks that can be cyber-attacked remotely.

The company made its decision shortly after Wired magazine revealed that a Jeep Cherokee could be hacked remotely. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, two security experts, took control of the Cherokee trough its UConnect entertainment system. They could activate the brakes, steering, windshield wipers, transmission and entertainment system. Although it was just a demonstration, the two well-known hackers highlighted the vulnerability of the security system. More »

800px-Four_Seasons_Hotel_Miami_east_pool_deckThe 80-story Brickell City Centre would become the tallest building in the Southeast. It would be taller than any skyscraper in Miami, Atlanta or anywhere else in Dixie and one of the tallest buildings in the country.

The developer Swire Properties originally wanted to build the new skyscraper up to a height of 1,111 feet above sea level. However, after negotiation with the Federal Aviation Administration, the company settled for 1,049 feet. After studying the proposal for twenty months, the FAA finally approved the height of the new development and they said that it won’t endanger airplanes flying to and from Miami International Airport. Miami-Dade County’s Aviation Department is also expected to approve the building’s height. More »

23. July 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: Uncategorized


Jeep_Cherokee_2.0_MulitJet_4WD_Limited_(KL)_–_Frontansicht,_30._August_2014,_DüsseldorfA new vulnerability has been found in Chrysler vehicles, according to a recent Wired exclusive report. A group of researchers found that the vulnerability lies in the UConnect system built into the dashboard computers of hundreds of thousands of Fiat Chrysler vehicles made since late 2013.

Two security experts, Chris Valasec and Charlie Miller, highlighted the vulnerability of the security system by attacking a Jeep Cherokee equipped with the UConnect. They discovered that attackers could remotedly locate cars by scanning for devices using the software and easily gain access via UConnect Internet-connected security system available on numerous Fiat Chrysler vehicles. More »

11. July 2015 · Write a comment · Categories: Uncategorized


800px-Nao_robot,_Jaume_UniversityWill the darker side of science fiction movies become reality?

Dr Stuard Armstrong, an Oxford academic, is warning that one day the robots will create global network with each other and machines run by artificial intelligence will take over our lives. Read the solutions he suggests here.

800px-TOSY_Arm_RobotAn automotive assembly line robot killed a worker at one of Volkswagen production plants in central Germany last week, the company’s spokesman Heiko Hillwig said in an official statement.

The 22-old man was grabbed by a robot and pressed up against a large metal plate which crushed his chest. The tragedy happened in Baunatal, which is near Kessel and about 60 miles north of Frankfurt. The man was part of a team that was setting up the stationary robot when, suddenly, the machine grabbed him. Volkswagen officials did not release the man’s name and declined to give any further details about the incident because of the ongoing investigation. More »

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