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The hottest computing device? Cars

Imagine a device that features several compute subsystems, at least one with supercomputer-level performance, the highest end GPUs, high-resolution displays, surround sound, integrated 4G, voice and touch input, millimeter-level mapping accuracy, multiple high-resolution camera inputs, and a high-level operating system...

Car viruses? Intel aims to protect drivers from hackers

As high-technology continues to creep into horseless carriages everywhere, there's one thing we can all count on: abuse of that technology. According to Reuters, Intel's "top hackers" are on the case though, poring over the software which powers the fanciest…

Hands-free devices just as risky, NTSB suggests ban

Over 40 percent of 6,000 drivers surveyed believe hands-free headsets are safe to use while driving, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. However, the National Transportation and Safety Board would most definitely disagree. The argument against hands-free devices boils…