Honda’s CES teaser reveals community car smarts, personal mobility plans

Honda is going to reveal a number of announcements around its forthcoming “cooperative mobility ecosystem” at this year’s CES in January, and the car maker just dropped a teaser to preview some of what it’s going to talk about. New features are teased in the short video, including “Safe Swarm.”

via Honda’s CES teaser reveals community car smarts, personal mobility plans — TechCrunch

Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner Featured on Velocity’s ‘Guy Martin: Fastest Man On Two Wheels’

Episode Premiered on Thursday, December 8 at 10:00pm EST on Velocity –

Triumph Motorcycles endeavor to reclaim the motorcycle land speed record in 2016 was thoroughly documented for Guy Martin’s hit TV show ‘Guy Martin: Fastest Man On Two Wheels’.

via Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner to be Featured on Velocity Network’s ‘Guy Martin: Fastest Man On Two Wheels’ — Motor Sports Newswire

TrademarkVision uses machine learning to research trademarks

A company’s logo is an important part of its identity, but the process behind defining, registering and protecting these trademarks is a convoluted and rather archaic one. A startup called TrademarkVision aims to simplify that with what amounts to a machine-learning-powered reverse image search. This isn’t in some lab, either: The EU just switched their…

via TrademarkVision uses machine learning to make finding logos as easy as a reverse image search — TechCrunch

Apple Store at Carnegie Library moving forward

Apple is moving forward with plans to open a retail store in the historic Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square, according to the Washington Business Journal. Discussions about the possibility of Apple opening a retail store in the Washington D.C. venue were first reported earlier this year.

via Plans for future Apple Store at Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. moving forward with 10-year lease proposed — 9to5Mac

Fraud Alert: A new tool can crack a credit card number in six seconds

In what amounts to a very clever brute force attack, a group of researchers has figured out how to find credit card information – including expiration dates and CVV numbers – by querying ecommerce sites. The process, which was outlined in IEEE Security & Privacy, involves guessing and testing hundreds of permutations of expiration dates…

via A new tool can crack a credit card number in six seconds — TechCrunch

AMC Networks backs Funny or Die

Comedy site Funny or Die has sold a minority stake to AMC Networks. The deal is intended to strengthen the ties between Funny or Die and AMC’s IFC channel, according to The Hollywood Reporter, with IFC President Jennifer Caserta joining the site’s board of directors. (Funny or Die already produced the IFC series The Spoils…

via AMC Networks backs Funny or Die — TechCrunch