Tesla Says No ‘Unintended Acceleration’ In Vehicles

Following a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to recall Tesla vehicles for “unintended acceleration,” Tesla has responded saying there is no evidence to support the claim. Brian Sparks originally filed the request on September 30, 2019…

Harman CEO Sees Critical Need For 5G Standards And Vehicle Automation

In an interview with CNBC Harman International Industries CEO Dinesh Paliwal discussed the importance of 5G standards, as well as vehicle automation. “We need standardization. We need clear regulatory framework which cuts across states and countries. “Imagine Europe. If Germany,…

Scientists Warn 5G May Pose Serious Health Risks

There have been several attempts to reassure the public that 5G is safe, with Australian telcos and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) weighing in most recently. With the 5G market starting to take off, not to mention the revolutionary potential…

FCC Votes Against Changing Cell Phone Safety Rules; No Evidence of 5G Health Risks

With all four of the major U.S. carriers rolling out some form of 5G, there have been widespread concerns about potential health risks, especially regarding the millimeter wave (mmWave) variety. Because mmWave has limited range, base stations and repeaters must…

Indian Woman Who Sued Uber Over Alleged Rape Pulls Lawsuit

In January, a Delhi woman sued Uber in US Federal court, claiming the company was at fault for an alleged rape committed by one of its drivers. Now, that lawsuit has been resolved. The woman had demanding unspecified damages. She…

Twitter Has a New Hub for Helping People Deal with Abuse and Harassment

Twitter continues to work to deal with the rampant abuse and harassment on the site – and it’s an uphill battle. This sort of behavior has always existed on Twitter, but for the past year or so, a brighter spotlight…

Selena Quintanilla Will Be Honored by M.A.C. With Posthumous Makeup Collection

Selena Quintanilla was murdered 20 years ago. The Tejano singer will soon be honored by the cosmetic company M.A.C. They have created a new makeup collection made up of several products, all touting her name. “Selena’s talent and beauty, inside…

Uber Is Letting Some Drivers Take New Rides During Current Rides

Uber is reportedly testing a new feature in San Diego that allows its drivers to accept new ride requests before they’ve even finished their current fare. From Forbes: “Skip the wait and accept upcoming trips so you can go straight…

Uber Sued for $2M over Teen’s Sexual Assault

Uber is facing yet another lawsuit after one of its drivers assaulted a passenger. The mother of a 13-year-old Virginia girl is suing the ridesharing company for $2 million, claiming that Uber and its lax screening processes are responsible for…

Twitter Makes It Easier to Block a Bunch of Users at the Same Time

Twitter has just made another move in its uphill battle to curb abuse on the site. The social network is now making it easier to block a whole swath of users in a single blow. Blocking users is one of…