In Google’s Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment and Other Features

In Google’s Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment and Other Features

🕔16:05, 30.Jun 2016

Drivers will continue to enjoy a growing assortment of connected features in their vehicles—as long as they’re willing to share some personal information. That might be the automotive future that Google envisions. In a recently published patent application, the company

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Tech startup tests cellphone transponder on Central Florida toll roads

Tech startup tests cellphone transponder on Central Florida toll roads

🕔15:47, 30.Jun 2016

Central Florida has become the testing ground for a cellphone as toll transponder app by a San Francisco startup with nationwide ambitions. The PayTollo phone app would notify drivers when they are approaching a toll and give them the option to

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Google sharpens Maps, Earth with petabyte of crisp NASA satellite imagery

Google sharpens Maps, Earth with petabyte of crisp NASA satellite imagery

🕔15:44, 30.Jun 2016

Google Earth and Maps now offer sharper images of the world, thanks to fresh data from NASA’s newest Landsat satellite. Google’s one billion Maps users should start to see sharper and more detailed images of Earth after the search company sifted

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Your car’s photo is now being taken as you drive under new Mass. Pike electronic toll gantries

Your car’s photo is now being taken as you drive under new Mass. Pike electronic toll gantries

🕔15:40, 30.Jun 2016

If you’ve driven under one of the new Mass. Pike all-electronic tolling gantries in the past month you may have noticed a camera flash as you approached.  Yes, it’s taking a photo of your vehicle. MassDOT confirms the new all-electronic tolling system has

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Tour de France will use high-tech scanning system to find hidden motors

Tour de France will use high-tech scanning system to find hidden motors

🕔15:37, 30.Jun 2016

REUTERS The Tour de France has been rooting out “enhanced” cyclists for years. Now the race is turning to special equipment to find actual motors that cyclists may hide in their bikes to give them an extra edge. The Union Cycliste

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Updated crosswalks cause confusion in Santa Maria

Updated crosswalks cause confusion in Santa Maria

🕔15:27, 30.Jun 2016

Some new crosswalks in Santa Maria are confusing many of the people they’re intended to help. The bright yellow boxes at the intersection of Broadway and Cook were put in just two weeks ago. Some people KSBY spoke with say they’re easier to see than

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Tesla is talking with gas station chains about installing Superchargers

Tesla is talking with gas station chains about installing Superchargers

🕔15:42, 29.Jun 2016

In a future where the world’s car fleet is rapidly transitioning to electric vehicles, gas stations will be forcefully downgraded to simple convenience stores and consequently, they will lose a significant revenue stream brought in by people stopping for gas

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TomTom VIA satnavs launch: smartphone for live speed camera alerts and real-time traffic information as hands-free kit

TomTom VIA satnavs launch: smartphone for live speed camera alerts and real-time traffic information as hands-free kit

🕔15:29, 29.Jun 2016

TomTom announces two new smart satnavs today which use your smartphone to enhance their intelligence further. The TomTom VIA 52 and 62 feature a smartphone connection – meaning drivers get much more for their money. The satnavs double as Bluetooth®

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Uber is putting Pandora tunes in the driver’s sea

Uber is putting Pandora tunes in the driver’s sea

🕔13:47, 29.Jun 2016

Uber added Pandora to its driver app Monday, so that chauffeurs can stream its digital radio and toggle between stations while better keeping their eyes on the road. It’s the ride-hailing company’s second music partnership, after 2014’s launch of in-car Spotify

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Senators Press Wheeler on 5.9 GHz Testing

Senators Press Wheeler on 5.9 GHz Testing

🕔13:43, 29.Jun 2016

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who has decided to run to keep his seat in the Senate, has joined with a bipartisan group of senators to press FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to speed testing of the 5.9 GHz band to determine

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