Monthly Archive: March 2018

#Uber suspends self driving car testing

After a fatal crash with a pedestrian, Uber has suspended road testing of its self driving cars in Arizona, Ontario, Pennsylvania and California. In the latter case, Uber is not even renewing its state permit to conduct on the road tests. Some think this suggests safe, general purpose, self driving cars may not be coming as soon as many were expecting. Source: Uber suspending testing of self-driving cars in California – Axios

Verizon to give 4G cellular priority to public safety communications

Verizon’s public safety private core will be generally available on March 29. Public safety customers get preemption and mobile broadband priority service at no additional charge. Source: Verizon unveils public safety private core | About Verizon Phone users designated as “public safety” will receive priority and will pre-empt other users for data including smartphones, tablets, video surveillance, and mobile data applications.