Chicago police arrest 16 people for stealing cars from Daimler carsharing service

22 Apr
Car2Go in Chongqing, ChinaSixteen people have been arrested in Chicago and are accused of stealing as many as 100 vehicles from Daimler's carsharing service Car2Go. The carsharing service features numerous Mercedes-Benz and Smart vehicles to rent and the company said in a tweet that the cars were stolen via a "fraud" issue. Few details have been provided on what type of...

NYC not happy with its first on-road facial recognition tech trial

10 Apr
New York City skyline (by Flickr user AngMoKio)New York City played host to the state's first attempt at using facial recognition camera trials on its bridges and tunnels, but the trial didn't go quite according to plan. In fact, it failed miserably. The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that it had obtained a Metropolitan Transportation Authority email that declared the technology didn't...