Google Maps tracking traffic flow
Google has invited US motorists to share their progress -- or lack thereof -- with other drivers through the Internet giant's online mapping service linked to smart phones.
Review: Cadillac's CUE system part entertainment, part security blanket
I've been driving a 2013 Cadillac XTS to review the Cadillac User Experience entertainment system. The sticker price on the car is a touch over $60,000. I don't think I'm going to be reviewing a more expensive ...
Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks
Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim.
Giving new meaning to 'smart car'
(PhysOrg.com) -- McMaster and IBM have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create ...
Warsaw team on Skype can send silent message
P2P traffic control
Could a concept from information technology familiar to online file sharers be exploited to reduce road congestion and even traffic accidents? That is the question answered in the affirmative by researchers in California, ...
Eliminating unexplained traffic jams
Everybody's experienced it: a miserable backup on the freeway, which you think must be caused by an accident or construction, but which at some point thins out for no apparent reason.
US aims to block bid to give UN control of Internet
The United States will oppose a bid to revise a global treaty to bring the Internet under UN control or to impose new taxes on Web traffic, the head of a US delegation said Wednesday.
Swedish parliament passes controversial data storage bill
Sweden's parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted through an EU-backed law obliging telecom and Internet operators to store data traffic information for at least six months.
New inexpensive and easy to implement computer software provides real-time and highly accurate data on traffic
Researchers at the University of Granada have designed new software that provides real time data on traffic. It is a device that provides information on traffic flow between cities. Drivers can use this information to choose ...
Premium info for car drivers
(PhysOrg.com) -- What will the weather be like over the next few hours on the A3 between Nuremberg and Würzburg in Germany? Could fog be a problem? A new system will enable automakers to offer their customers ...
Final version of industrial control systems security guide published
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final version of its Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security (SP 800-82),* intended to help pipeline operators, power produc ...
West Africans turn to technology to tame the traffic beast
If you own a mobile phone and spend sunup to sundown watching the traffic pass in Ghana's capital, then Iddrisu Mohammed wants you to be his spy.
Calif. license plates might go digital, show ads
(AP) -- As electronic highway billboards flashing neon advertisements become more prevalent, the next frontier in distracted driving is already approaching - ad-blaring license plates.