Cryptography pioneer Marty Hellman calls for compassion in personal, cyber, and international threats

hellman2 It’s been a long time since Marty Hellman and his collaborator Whitfield Diffie ushered in a new era of private communication with their invention of public key cryptography — but better late than never when it comes to winning the Turing Award, referred to by some as the Nobel Prize for technology.. I talked with Hellman about tech, global politics, and keeping relationships alive. Read More

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Smart Lock Pioneer UniKey Raises $10m And Looks Outside The Home For Growth

Kevo (1) Way back in the year 2011 Phil Dumas’ company UniKey Technologies debuted its product on Shark Tank. It was a lock that used your smartphone as a key. Disruption! At the time smart locks were not really a thing yet UniKey plowed yet as the market exploded with similar products. Now, five years after its primetime debut, UniKey is announcing an oversubscribed Series A to charge forward… Read More

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Android Auto Now Available On Android 5.0+ And Pioneer Head Units

auto1-1600-2 Android Auto has gone live, for devices running Android 5.0 and up, so long as users have a car stereo system that’s compatible with the in-car software. For now, that means a range of Pioneer headings, which are already available for sale in the U.S. and the U.K. This also marks the beginning of support for third-party Android Auto apps, which Google is now making available on Google… Read More
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Android Auto Now Available On Android 5.0+ And Pioneer Head Units

auto1-1600-2 Android Auto has gone live, for devices running Android 5.0 and up, so long as users have a car stereo system that’s compatible with the in-car software. For now, that means a range of Pioneer headings, which are already available for sale in the U.S. and the U.K. This also marks the beginning of support for third-party Android Auto apps, which Google is now making available on Google… Read More

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Pioneer AppRadio 4 With Apple CarPlay Review

IMG_0081 If you want Apple’s CarPlay in-car smartphone system in your automobile, you can either buy a brand new car, or you can opt for one of the aftermarket solutions currently available. I opted for the Pioneer AppRadio 4, which supports CarPlay as well as Pioneer’s own software for use with iOS and Android devices, and which replaces your car’s stereo with a double DIN deck… Read More

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