Monthly Archives: July 2017

General Motors launches SDK for ‘next-generation’ apps

(Image Credit: iStockPhoto/shaunl) General Motors has launched an SDK for developers with access to almost 400 data points for use in developing in-car applications.  Apps can be developed in HTML5 and JavaScript using General Motors' NGI (Next-Generation Infotainment) SDK.  To get developers started, the SDK contains a working example of a complete app along with a library of code samples which…

Hologram makes world’s largest LTE software-defined cellular network for IoT

Hologram has made available what it claims as the world’s largest LTE software-defined global cellular network to enable connectivity for the next generation of IoT devices and smart machines. The global network that is software defined is accessible to 600 networks worldwide and can be configured through Hologram’s programmable network and APIs. This renewed network…

Tesla remotely hacked for the second year by the same researchers

Chinese security researchers have once again demonstrated the potential dangers of connected vehicles by remotely hacking a Tesla for the second consecutive year. Malicious code was run on the Tesla-branded vehicle using the in-car web browser. Once exploited, the researchers were able to put on the brakes remotely, open the doors and trunk, and even…