Monthly Archives: January 2018

License-Plate Readers May Help Target Illegal Immigrants, Or You ""

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigators have recently expanded their use of controversial databases containing billions of license-plate records, and privacy advocates fear the widespread use of these records will embolden the administration’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants. While the federal agency previously has used the information in a more limited…


Formula E for 2018: Here’s What’s New ""

The look of Formula E’s race car for season five—the full second-generation version of this racer—has been revealed. Seeing it colors in more hints and details at how this all-electric racing series will evolve into the new season, which starts late this year, although the series hasn’t yet revealed many of the technical…


Chrysler to Supply Waymo with Way More Pacifica Minivans ""

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed to supply Waymo with “thousands” of Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans for use as autonomous vehicles. The announcement follows more than a year of collaboration between the two companies, which included a previous batch of 600 Pacificas that Waymo converted into self-driving test vehicles. The expanded…