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Tesla recollects practically 54,000 automobiles that will disobey cease indicators

WASHINGTON – Tesla Inc will recall 53,822 U.S. automobiles with the corporate’s Full Self-Driving (Beta) software program that might permit some fashions to conduct “rolling ceases” and never come to a whole cease at some intersections posing a security threat.

The Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) mentioned the recall covers some 2016-2022 Mannequin S and Mannequin X, 2017-2022 Mannequin 3, and 2020-2022 Mannequin Y automobiles. NHTSA mentioned the function also called FSD Beta might permit automobiles to journey by an all-way cease intersection with out first coming to a cease.

Tesla will

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Alphabet’s Waymo to stop selling lidar self-driving car sensors

A Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicle is parked and displayed during a demonstration in Chandler, Arizona, November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Caitlin O’Hara

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 26 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) self-driving unit Waymo said on Thursday that it has ended a two-year effort to sell light detection and ranging (lidar) sensors to other companies.

This is a reversal from its earlier strategy to sell the lidars to non-automotive customers to bring down costs of a key and expensive component of self-driving cars.

“We’re winding down our commercial lidar business as we maintain our focus on developing and deploying our

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Simple Step Can Stop Phone Hackers

American lawmaker Angus King is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. He received some advice this year by security staff on how to keep his cellphone safe from hackers.

Step One: Turn off phone.

Step Two: Turn it back on.

That is it. At a time of widespread digital insecurity, it turns out that the oldest and simplest computer fix can stop hackers from stealing information.

Restarting phones will not stop the army of digital criminals or spy-for-hire companies. But it can make even the most complex hackers work harder to keep entry and steal data from

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Time to stop stock trading by US Congress representatives

“I don’t think he would steal a red-hot stove.” That was the response of Congressman Thaddeus Stevens, when asked by Abraham Lincoln about the honesty of war secretary Simon Cameron

For many Washington watchers, not that much has changed since Cameron shuttled between the Senate, the War Department and his private business interests.

That is shown in Americans’ lack of belief in the honesty of Congress. A recent US poll by Gallup showed 63 per cent of respondents believed the honesty and ethical standards of members of Congress were low or very low.

There are plenty of reasons, of course,

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Slow Trading Can’t Stop S&P, NASDAQ From Setting New Records

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This week’s data deluge began in earnest on Tuesday with a couple solid reports, but slow summer trading eventually left the major indies little changed in the session. Nevertheless, the S&P and NASDAQ managed another day of new records.

The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index

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House Armed Services chairman wants to ‘stop throwing money’ at F-35s

House Armed Services Committee chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., railed against the vast expenses of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the stealthy fifth-generation fighter jet.

Smith said he wants to  “stop throwing money down that particular rathole” for the F-35, which currently costs $36,000 per hour and has a projected lifetime cost of $1.7 trillion. It’s believed to be the world’s most expensive weapons platform.

“What does

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