WASHINGTON — Self-driving cars are “absolutely not” ready for widespread deployment despite a rush to put them to put them on the road, a robotics expert warned Tuesday.
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DETROIT — It’s a first for police cars: Doors that can protect against armour-piercing bullets.
Ford will soon be offering the doors on its Police Interceptor sedans and SUVs. They’ll be the first in the U.S. to meet the Justice Department’s highest standard for body armour, the equivalent of a bulky SWAT team vest.
WASHINGTON — A locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers likely holds evidence of the eventual attack, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday in its high-profile encryption dispute with Apple Inc., adding that the community and the public “need to know” what is on the device.
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of Google’s computer program AlphaGo defeated its human opponent, South Korean Go champion Lee Sedol, on Wednesday in the first face-off of a historic five-game match.
MONTREAL Bombardier may be struggling to sell its CSeries planes because of the high level of technology in the new narrowbody aircraft, the head of Delta Air Lines said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department has asked a Brooklyn federal court to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone.
SAN FRANCISCO Declaring that strong encryption is essential to the nation’s security, Defence Secretary Ash Carter told a tech industry audience Wednesday that he’s “not a believer in back doors,” or encryption programs that leave openings for outsiders to read coded files.
NEW YORK This year’s $1 million A.M. Turing Award goes to a pair of cryptographers whose ideas helped make Internet commerce possible, and who now argue that giving governments a “back door” into encrypted communications puts everyone at risk.
OTTAWA—Canadian TV subscribers may be rejoicing as they prepare for today’s launch of new, regulator-mandated basic cable and satellite packages.
But the group Friends of Canadian Broadcasting, which advocates for Canada’s broadcasters, is warning consumers ultimately will see fewer channel choices.
WATERLOO, Ont. BlackBerry has acquired a private U.K.-based firm that specializes in mimicking the techniques of malicious hackers to educate clients and reduce the risk from criminal attacks