Uber announced that that the world’s first self-driving Uber cars are on the road in Pittsburgh, the Steel City. The road ahead is still long, but the implications are staggering.
Nvidia and Baidu, which is basically the Chinese version of Google, are teaming up to create a “cloud-to-car” autonomous car platform for auto manufacturers worldwide.
It will come as no surprise to the average Hacked reader that the government is interested in their social media activity. People talk, and a lot of times, give themselves away, even when doing things which can get them in lots of trouble. Thus the DEA, FBI & Secret Service, all of course with some help from the NSA, are quite keen to know what’s going on with social media.
Specifically the DEA revealed as much in their 2015 National Drug Threat Assessment, an annual report the agency publishes. On page 80, they write:
Social media reflects how younger people perceive marijuana use as evidenced by various Internet searches that demonstrate minors using [...]
Side loading is a technique for Apple iOS which involves using Xcode to install a piece of software.
F.lux is a popular desktop program, cross-platform, which allows the user to automatically adjust the brightness of their screen based on the time of day. The developers had recently created an iOS version but found a normal installation was not possible without requisite APIs in iOS, and so encouraged users to install the app using the Xcode method.
Also read: XcodeGhost Malware Threatens iOS users, FireEye Warns
Then Apple contacted the people at f.lux and told them they were being naughty. The developers quickly complied with the [...]