German automotive supplier Robert Bosch develops affordable mass market Lidar technology

On Thursday, German automotive supplier Robert Bosch stated, it has developed a sensor that allows cars to “see” the road in three-dimensions. The development could potentially lower the cost of technology and speed up the development of self-driving vehicles. In a statement, privately-held Bosch said, its internally-developed lidar sensor, which it will showcase at the…

U.S. planemaker Gulfstream unveils flagship G700 long-range jet

The Gulfstream G700 poses a direct challenge to Bombardier’s Global 7500. Gulfstream, a U.S. planemaker unveiled its widely-expected G700 long-range jet in a direct challenge to Bombardier Inc’s Global 7500 flagship aircraft. Gulfstream Aerospace, a unit of General Dynamics Corp, stated the G700 would be powered by Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC’s Pearl 700 engines. It expects…

Hackers warm up to carmakers at the DEFCON cyber security conference at Las Vegas

With vehicles getting increasingly digital, carmakers are warming to White Hat cyber security professionals who scour for vulnerabilities in transportation systems before Black Hat hackers exploit them for commercial or other gains. In a significant development, carmakers are boost efforts to discover lurking vulnerabilities in their increasingly digital car offerings from helpful and friendly hackers.…

Apple offers up to $1 million for remote access exploit for iPhones and cloud-based backups

Apple launched the challenge at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. In order to remove exploitable vulnerabilities from its mobile operating system, Apple Inc has announced a bounty of up to $1 million to cyber security researchers who detect flaws in iPhones. This is the largest ever reward Apple has offered to…