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India’s transport minister vows to ban self-driving cars to save jobs

"We wonrsquo;t allow driverless cars in India," said Nitin Gadkari.

Kid found a way to travel for free in Budapest. He...

Protests sparked after web security hole reported The arrest of a Hungarian bloke after he discovered a massive flaw in the website of Budapest's transport authority – and reported it – has sparked a wave of protests.…

Elon Musk drops an important hint about his revised Mars rocket

Downscaling the Mars booster suggests that Musk may be bending toward reality.

Sweden leaked every car owners’ details last year, then tried to...

Another day, another botched government contract In a slowly-unfolding scandal in Sweden, it's emerged that the country's transport agency bungled an outsourcing deal with IBM, putting both individuals and national security at risk.…

Super-litigious patent holder ordered to pay defendant’s legal fees

Shipping and Transit has a habit of dismissing cases when defendants fight back.

Uber: Discovery shows Waymo has “zero evidence,” plays blame game

New documents foreshadow a trial's key question: What did Uber know?

Orbex reveals 1200m2 space rocket factory

London, 21 June 2017 - Welcoming the UKrsquo;s focus on low-cost, reliable commercial spaceflight activities in todayrsquo;s Queensrsquo;s Speech, a UK company has revealed details of a 1200m2 space rocket factory currently building vertical launch vehicles that will be launched into orbit from the UK.Orbex, a UK company that has raised significant venture capital investment, is building a space micro-launcher, a small launch vehicle able to transport payloads of up to 150kg to Low Earth... Source: RealWire

Details of UK IoT transport initiative – and how oneM2M standards...

Alan Carlton, of InterDigital and oneM2M, to present on panel of industry experts at IoT World Europe, in LondonLondon, UK, 12 June 2017: The UK is taking a leading role in delivering real world Internet of Things (IoT) applications, with initiatives such as InterDigitalrsquo;s oneTRANSPORT project providing a blueprint for future smart city applications.

The role of oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the IoT, in the project will be discussed by... Source: RealWire

Intrinsic ID Unveils Bold New Authentication Security for IoT Devices

SPARTAN Cloud is the first security product that enables secure connections to AWS, Azure and Google Cloud based on Transport Layer Security (TLS).

CyberSecurity4Rail Conference to respond to growing threat of cyber attacks in...

Brussels event on 4th October 2017 unites experts in digital security/cybercrime, ICT and the transport industry to highlight threats and discuss solutions Brussels, 24 May 2017 – A key conference in digital security for the rail industry has been announced for later this year.
Set to take place on 4th October 2017 in Brussels, the CyberSecurity4Rail event will bring together experts in cybercrime and digital security, plus leaders in ICT and representatives from transport and... Source: RealWire

WannaCry and the update issue – a comment by Dennis Monner,...

Hamburg, Germany. 22 May 2017 – It was basically only a question of time. Sooner or later, it was clear that cyber-criminals would get their hands on a security flaw that would help them start the scale of attack we saw recently. Nevertheless, its effects still surprised everyone – there were reports practically every minute about newly-infected hospitals, carmakers and transport companies. It made us see how weak our entire digital infrastructure really is. Despite... Source: RealWire

Uber offers taxi service, not software as a service, says EU...

Uber operates a transport service, not a software service, and so can be subject to taxi licensing regulations, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union advised Thursday.According to Advocate General Maciej Szpunar, Uber's platform falls under EU regulations for transport, not information services, so can be required to obtain the necessary licences and authorizations under national law.[ Download InfoWorld’s essential guide to microservices and learn how to create modern web and mobile applications that scale. | Cut to the key news in technology trends and IT breakthroughs with the InfoWorld Daily newsletter, our summary of the top tech happenings. ]If Szpunar's opinion is followed by the full court, which is now beginning its deliberations, then the ruling could cause trouble for Uber and companies like it across the European Union. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here