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Toyota secretive on 'black box' data

(AP) -- Toyota has for years blocked access to data stored in devices similar to airline "black boxes" that could explain crashes blamed on sudden unintended acceleration, according to an Associated Press ...

Mar 04, 2010 4.6 / 5 (12) 12

Giving learning a personal touch

A learning system that adapts to the abilities and needs of students opens the way to a more personalised approach in delivering education electronically.

Jul 18, 2008 4.9 / 5 (11) 0

Traffic control systems

Traffic flow accounts for as much as one-third of global energy consumption. However, unconventional changes in managing traffic flow could significantly reduce harmful CO2 emissions. ETH Zurich Professor for Sociology, Dirk ...

Nov 15, 2007 3.2 / 5 (17) 0

Virus hits US drone fleet: report

A computer virus has hit the US Predator and Reaper drone fleet that Washington deploys to hunt down militants, logging the keystrokes of pilots remotely flying missions, Wired magazine reported.

Oct 09, 2011 4.8 / 5 (11) 18

Cooperative system could wipe out car alarm noise

The persistent, annoying blare of an ignored car alarm may become a sound of the past if a cooperative, mutable and silent network of monitors proposed by Penn State researchers is deployed in automobiles and parking lots.

Jun 24, 2008 4.3 / 5 (12) 2