Posts Tagged: driving

Florida may finally implement full ban on texting while driving

There are 43 states that currently treat texting while driving as a primary offense, but Florida isn't one of them — you have to break another law before texting enters the picture. However, less-than-attentive commuters might not get away with it…
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Eyes on the road! Samsung’s latest app replies to messages when you’re driving

Samsung Netherlands has built a new app that could help keep the roads a little safer — by automatically detecting when you’re driving or cycling and replying to your calls and messages.

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The man driving Xiaomi’s international launch efforts is leaving the company

Hugo Barra, the man behind the global launch efforts for Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi, is leaving the company. Citing a desire to return to Silicon Valley, his time with Xiaomi will end in February.

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California resident sues Apple over absence of lock-out function while driving

Texting while driving is a problem that a California resident believes Apple can minimize, but will not do, with a lock-out mechanism for the iPhone. This belief is at the center of a lawsuit against the company.

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‘Pokémon Go’ just became even harder to play while driving

Niantic’s latest update for ‘Pokémon Go’ suggests there are still plenty of people out there playing the game while behind the wheel. Trouble is, anyone else in the car – or even on a train or bus – is also affected by the change.

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Tesla hopes existing tech improves its semi-autonomous driving

Many have speculated that Tesla could have prevented the Autopilot-related Florida crash if its cars had lidar (visible light detection and ranging) to better understand the world around them, not just cameras and radar. However, Tesla might have a w…
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Weekly Rewind: Memorial Day driving tips, Google vs. Oracle, and a cure for HIV

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

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