safety

Facebook Says Instagram Makes People ‘Feel Better’

Facebook responds to criticism over well-being, saying it is spending $5bn on the issue this year and that Instagram makes…

4 weeks ago

Tesla In-Car Cameras To Monitor Driver Awareness

Tesla begins using cameras mounted above rear-view mirror to monitor driver awareness while Autopilot is active, but says data won't…

6 months ago

Twitter Concerned For Staff Safety, Alleges ‘Intimidation Tactics’ By Indian Police

Twitter concerned for the safety of its staff in India, after law enforcement visits local offices, which it says is…

6 months ago

Tesla To Recall 135,000 Vehicles In US

World's most valuable car maker Tesla is to recall over one hundred thousand vehicles in US over faulty touchscreen displays

10 months ago

US Regulators Begin Consultation On Self-Driving Car Safety

Authorities begin public consultation on ways to improve self-driving car safety, ahead of new safety standards for autonomous vehicles

1 year ago

Uber Safety Driver Charged With Homicide Over Fatal Crash

Backup safety driver involved in autonomous driving test in Arizona that killed a pedestrian is charged with negligent homicide

1 year ago

Tesla Model 3 Explodes After Moscow Motorway Crash

Vehicle catches on fire in heavy traffic after collision with stationary tow truck on Moscow ring road, in latest safety…

2 years ago

Ad Industry Unites With Social Media Giants To Safeguard ‘Digital Safety’

Google, Facebook and Twitter work with major consumer brands and ad buying agencies on coordinated self-policing amidst calls for stricter…

2 years ago

Government Demands Social Networks Remove Abusive Content

Government announces plans to tackle cyber bullying and improve Internet safety education

4 years ago

Microsoft Defends Surface Range Amid Reliability Concerns

Consumer Reports says it can't recommend any Surface laptops amid fears they are unreliable, but Microsoft hits back

4 years ago

Samsung Note 7 Fires Caused By ‘Two Separate’ Battery Flaws, S8 Could Be Delayed

Two distinct short-circuit issues introduced by suppliers caused Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 devices to overheat

5 years ago

Samsung ‘To Release Galaxy Note 7 Findings This Month’

The company says it is looking to rebuild consumers' confidence ahead of a planned Galaxy S8 launch in April

5 years ago

Driverless Cars ‘Could Actually Stop Crashes’

Institution of Mechanical Engineers report claims 95 percent of accidents are caused by human error

6 years ago

Half Of Second-Hand Hard Drives Sold on eBay, Amazon Still Contain Personal Data

And even though many have them have had wipe attempts, texts, photos, and emails still persist on hard drives and…

6 years ago

NSPCC And O2 To Help Parents Protect Children Online

Workshops to help parents deal with online issues as confidently as offline ones, amid fears children are suffering from 'digital…

6 years ago

MWC 2015 – How Volvo’s Connected Cars Will Transform The Auto Industry

‘Connected Safety’ initiative is only the beginning for intelligent vehicles, Volvo CIO Klas Bendrick tells TechWeekEurope

7 years ago

Government – UK Is ‘Not Prepared’ For Driverless Cars

Commons transport committee report says that more needs to be done to make Britain ready for the automotive revolution

7 years ago

Say Hello To Bobby – Audi’s Self-Aware Car Of The Future

TechWeek Europe takes a spin with Audi's piloted driving technology

7 years ago

Apple Patent Could Disable Texting While Driving

Apple wants to make driving safer by removing the temptation to text while at the wheel

8 years ago

Google Offers Hurricane Sandy Safety Alerts

Google has collated all public safety alerts as the US east coast struggles to recover from Hurricane Sandy

9 years ago

Lenovo Recalls 160,000 Fire Risk PCs

Lenovo says a number of ThinkCentre M70z and M90z all-in-one PCs are at risk of overheating

10 years ago

Using A Smartphone While Driving More Dangerous Than Alcohol

Research shows that using a smartphone behind the wheel causes slower reaction times than when under influence of alcohol or…

10 years ago

Google’s ‘Good To Know’ Ad Campaign Offers Online Safety Tips

Google is looking to educate users about online security and privacy with its new "Good to Know" ad campaign

10 years ago

Melting iPhone Triggers Airplane Safety Probe

An iPhone on an Australian plane which started to smoke and melt has sparked an investigation

10 years ago