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  • Tesla recruits hackers to boost vehicle security

    Electric carmaker Tesla Motors wants security researchers to hack its vehicles. In coming months, the Silicon Valley based high-tech carmaker will hire up to 30 full-time hackers whose job will be to find and close vulnerabilities in the sophisticated firmware that controls its cars.

  • MeeGo 1.1 arrives, sans tablet UI

    MeeGo, the Linux-based operating system co-developed by Nokia and Intel, has reached the 1.1 milestone and now includes and interface for mobile phones, but despite recent interest in tablet PCs, a tablet distribution remains absent.

  • Nissan car monitors GPS for road dangers ahead

    Most drivers have done it: misjudged a bend in the road and only realized they are travelling too fast when they start wrestling the wheel to stay safely in their lane. A new safety system developed by Nissan could put an end to such situations by warning drivers if they are approaching a curve too fast.