Internet of hacked things: the biggest threat to online safety is ourselves

The Four Corners revelations about hackers’ activities have highlighted that the threat to Australians — and anyone who uses the internet — is real.

The program focused very much on the technical attacks: the 5-10 per cent of hacks that are advanced, almost stereotypical, usually aimed at large organisations and quite often backed by a foreign government.… Read more --->

World’s first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

The world’s first self-driving taxis are picking up passengers in Singapore.

Select members of the public began hailing free rides Thursday through their smartphones in taxis operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup. While multiple companies, including Google and Volvo, have been testing self-driving cars on public roads for several years, nuTonomy says it is the first to offer rides to the public.… Read more --->