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Report: Connected Cars Have Weaker Security Than We Thought

Today's connected cars offer many technological conveniences. But with those features come some risks. The Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular connections in these cars can fall prey to hacking attacks, which can jeopardize people’s physical safety and private information—and the security is pretty lax.

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Beth Romanik
Apple and Google Enter the Connected Car Market

A new battle has begun in which the combatants are familiar and the prize is your car’s dashboard. Steve Vaughn explains that in 2014 Google and Apple have decided to bring the fight to Microsoft with a major push in the area of connected cars.

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Steve Vaughn
Car Talk Technology Moving Closer

Safety belts and air bags have reduced driving fatalities, made cars safer, and saved lives. Now, the federal government believes accidents can be further reduced if cars are able to “talk” with each other through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology.

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Pamela Rentz