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Honda announced that its 2016 Accord will offer smartphone mirroring technologies that will enable drivers to use mobile apps with their infotainment systems.
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While the automobile industry pursues more secure internal bus architectures, experts say no network firewall will ever be totally tamper-proof, and it's more important to be able to detect and stop an attack rather than block it.
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SunEdison, the world's largest renewable energy development company, signed an agreement to buy out out one of the leading providers of residential rooftop solar systems.
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Two U.S. senators want the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal Trade Commission to establish federal standards to secure cars and protect drivers’ privacy against cyber attacks.
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Samsung has begun shipping 2TB 850 PRO and 850 EVO SSDs, which the company claims are the first to break the "multi-terabyte" SSD barrier.
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Microsoft is being squeezed out of the in-vehicle infotainment business, but it's by no means giving up on the automotive industry. It may have a future as an OS-agnostic provider of cloud-based services.
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After revelations that some vehicles with UConnect radio systems could be hacked and controlled remotely, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles today issued a recall notice for 1.4 million vehicles to fix the security hole.
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A hacker who was able to wirelessly gain access to a Jeep and control its vital functions said he could do the same with any number of vulnerable vehicles on the road today.
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For $1,500, XYZprinting's Nobel 1.0 stereolithographic 3D printer can blow away fused filament printers in accuracy. However, it does have some drawbacks.
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The U.S. State Department issued a notice in the Federal Register stating its intent to make changes to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations that would make it illegal to distribute technical plans for 3D printing weapons.
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Worldwide enterprise storage shipments were up more than 41% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2015 with 28.3 exabytes of capacity shipping, mainly for company servers.
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Despite reports that SSDs will soon be on par with hard drives in price, experts say that won't be happening anytime soon.
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    Editor, 2000 - present
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I graduated from Northeastern University's School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Science degree. I've written for the Boston Globe, the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass., the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., and was the editor-in-chief of the Waltham Daily News Tribune in Waltham, Mass. Since joining Computerworld in 2000, I have covered primarily data storage issues, with secondary beats in electronic health, financial services IT and disaster recovery. In 2005, I was promoted to editor of Computerworld's Data Storage Channel. I also cover eHealth IT (electronic healthcare), which includes electronic healthcare records, and I cover disaster recovery and wireless charging technologies. Prior to my career in journalism. I served 8 years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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