Millions of cars vulnerable to entry with hacked Android connected car apps

Researchers at Kaspersky Labs found most Android connected car apps tested vulnerable to hacking. Apps often defenseless against hacking. iOS apps are tougher to hack but access codes can still be intercepted.

Taxi, taxi! Uber deemed a taxi service in Australia, drivers ordered to pay tax

The Australian federal court deemed Uber a taxi service, which means its drivers must pay the country's goods and services tax. Uber did not say whether it will appeal the decision, though it will look at its options.

If they want it, they’ll take it: Tech isn’t winning its fight against car thieves

Tech won't protect your car. Insurance and law enforcement authorities agree, if car thieves want your car, nothing can stop them.

Lightning Motorcycles working on electric bike that could go 500 miles per charge

Richard Hatfield, head of Lightning Motorcycles, wants to change the perception of electric vehicles by creating the first all-electric motorcycle that can travel 500 miles on a single charge.

Weekly Rewind: Facebook vs. YouTube, animal-free pork, a Google Chromecast deal

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…

Watch the Toyota C-HR kick M. Bison's butt in new Japanese commercial

Toyota's latest Japanese commercial for its C-HR subcompact crossover invades the world of video games to showcase testimonials from the stars Capcom's landmark arcade fighting game Street Fighter II.

Williams debuts 2017 Formula One car under seasons's new design rules

The Williams FW40 is the first car to debut under new design rules launched for the 2017 Formula One season. The new rules call for longer and wider cars, with wider and, hopefully, better tires.

The 3,100-horsepower Marauder AMG racing boat makes supercars look like snails

The Mercedes-AMG GT R inspired the design for a 50-foot Cigarette Racing Marauder boat. It's one of many Mercedes-inspired boats developed during the companies' 10-year partnership.

Angelenos can borrow a Chevy Bolt EV with the Maven car-sharing service

GM's Maven is adding the Chevrolet Bolt EV to its Los Angeles fleet. The electric car will be available to both car-sharing users and Lyft drivers through the Lyft Express Drive rental program.

As global shutter sensors improve, so does the tech that uses them

Devices that need to "see" their surroundings to work could be getting more accurate, thanks to Sony's latest global shutter sensors. The latest line is more sensitive to light with additional triggering options.

The Shellback Safe imprisons your phone to keep you safe behind the wheel

Distracted driving kills, but how do you stop it? One solution: Don’t let drivers touch their phones while driving, and rat on them if they do. Welcome to life with the Shellback Safe.
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Windshield technology just got smarter thanks to ProActive Wipers

Smart windshield technology uses cameras, radar, and rain sensors to predict when your car is going to get splashed by a vehicle coming in the other direction. Then it turns on your wipers.