How to Unlock a Treasure Trove of Useful Data from Your Car

This is 2014. Isn't it time your car was as smart as your phone? Actually, it is. Your vehicle generates a ton of data and most of us don't realize it. With the right hardware and apps, you can use that data to save gas, find where you parked, and even diagnose those pesky check engine lights. » 4/15/14 1:24pm Tuesday 1:24pm

Google Street View Cars Collected Emails and Passwords

Google announced today that the Wi-Fi snooping its Street View vans were engaged in was even worse than previously acknowledged. The company announced today that entire URLs, emails, and passwords were collected as well. And they still have it. » 10/23/10 12:11pm 10/23/10 12:11pm

Mio Joins The Cellphone-Enabled GPS Club

Recently passing through the ringer at the Federal Communications Commission was the Mio Moov 380. When Mio isn't putting tons of research and development funding into "vintage" GPS devices, the company is following Garmin, Magellan and Dash by integrating cellular abilities into GPS navigation devices. But the included… » 6/27/08 2:30pm 6/27/08 2:30pm