When veteran legislative staffer Howard Posner began working on a bill that would allow driverless, computer-controlled cars to roam California’s highways, he figured lawmakers would find the idea alarming. They didn’t.
Internet security experts say complaints about Facebook's Timeline have created an opportunity for hackers – special apps or browser plugins that promise to turn off the feature while also possibly misusing your sensitive personal information.
Federal regulators are relying on decades of aviation rules that imagined a human being in the cockpit – not an onslaught of remotely piloted aircraft – prompting questions about whether federal flight rules for drones are strong enough to prevent accidents and midair collisions.
In Arizona, Customs and Border Protection is experimenting with a security kiosk with "credibility assessment" technology that seeks to capture physiological cues we give off emotionally and cognitively.