Though only a few weeks have passed since the Geneva Motor Show, we're experiening another onslaught of new product in New York. But while Geneva mixed in a lot of concept cars with actual road-going machines, the New York Auto Show has production cars reigning supreme.As you scan the list below, take note of just how many production models were unveiled in the Big Apple this … [Read more...] about 2018 New York Auto Show: Lots of cars you can actually buy, and soon
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The Chevrolet Volt, going on sale this month heralds in a new age of automotive EV technology. But will customers bite on the $41,000 price tag? (Photo by Jason Perlow) I admit that I'm something of a car junkie. So when the opportunity came to test-drive the new Chevy Volt, the hybrid Extended-Range Electric Vehicle (E-REV) that's been under active development by GM for four … [Read more...] about GM’s Volt: The Car of the Future?
For decades, the entire automotive industry sat up and listened carefully when a friend or a foe announced a new concept car. They were wild, stylized machines built with a steady eye on the future. Design studies previewed forward-thinking design trends, upcoming tech, or a high-performance engine developed to leave the competition in the dust.Automakers have recently become … [Read more...] about These concept car designs will make you wish they were made
The BMW 4 Series is more luxurious and attractive than its replacement, leaving us to wonder what’s to miss in the old 3 Series Coupe.What’s in a name? That question has become increasingly contentious amongst the BMW faithful, as BMW brass has taken a hacksaw to the brand’s nomenclature.The 3 Series Coupe, one of the most iconic German cars of all-time, has … [Read more...] about First Drive: 2014 BMW 4 Series
It may be best known for the 911, but Porsche is pretty good at building normal cars.Since the launch of the Cayenne in 2003, the company has encroached on luxury-car territory previously dominated by fellow Germans BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Porsche recently launched the smaller Macan crossover to complement the Cayenne. So why not build a smaller sibling for the Panamera … [Read more...] about After its 4-door sales soar, Porsche ponders a mid-size BMW 5 Series rival
As CIO at Boeing, Ted Colbert is no stranger to the Internet of Things. For more than a decade, the aerospace giant has deployed thousands of communications-enabled smart devices to sense, control and exchange data across the factory floor, on the battlefield, and within the company's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.For National Football League CIO Michelle McKenna-Doyle, however, it's … [Read more...] about 4 Things to Do Now to Get Ready for the Internet of Things
Network security doesn't have to be expensive, and it doesn't have to be complicated. Yes, there are lots of excellent products, service and consultants ready to help improve your network security, and yet that shouldn't be the first place an organization goes to prepare against hackers, insider threats, data loss and malware. Fancy new technologies won't help if you're not … [Read more...] about Can you answer these 4 questions about your network security policies?
It's a cruel world out there for tablets: Every day, there's the possibility they will be dropped, knocked, spilled on or just shaken around. And that's just in a normal business day -- if you use your tablet outdoors, while traveling or in a work zone, the odds of a disaster go up precipitously.In its report Mobile Device TCO Models for Line of Business Solutions, VDC Research … [Read more...] about Break Me If You Can: 4 Rugged Tablets Put to the Test
SAN FRANCISCO — Many connected-car Android apps are so easy to hack that they could let cybercriminals steal cars, two researchers from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab said yesterday (Feb. 16) at the RSA Conference here. Credit: Pathdoc/Shutterstock "With a mobile phone, you can start the engine, unlock the doors, track the … [Read more...] about Hackers Could Hijack Your Car with Android Malware
Technology decisions matter in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Tech has always played an important role in politics—from highly-targeted direct mail to robocalls to databases for door-knockers—but the stakes are high this year because the tech is getting even better and it's taking over more and more aspects of the game. Running a campaign is often compared to … [Read more...] about Election Tech: The 4 technologies that will decide the next US president