As of today, the only NFL team operating on game day without cash is the Atlanta Falcons at Mercedes-Benz stadium. However, there is an emerging trend of cashless sporting events and the Super Bowl may be added to that list next year. Additionally, the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, which will host NFL games, opened
More Passenger Drone Test Flights Hitting the Skies
We previously reported on the Y6S drone passenger test flights set for this year in London; now, two more companies have started testing passenger drones, too. Ehang 184 passenger drones, created by the Chinese company Beijing Yi-Hang Creation Science & Technology Co., Ltd., and Vahana, Airbus’ passenger drone project, both hit the skies.
First Drone Passenger Flight Set for 2018 in London
The first drone passenger flight (test flight that is) is set for 2018 in London. These passenger drones (also known as vertical take-off and landing aircraft—VTOLs) could cut the travel time from the Charing Cross train station to Heathrow airport to only 12 minutes from 40 minutes. Martin Warner, serial entrepreneur, inventor, and owner of…
Virtual Private Network (VPN) Providers: How Private Are They?
By Executive Order, the Trump Administration recently reversed an Obama Administration order aimed at protecting consumer’s personal information from use by their Internet Service Provider (ISP). ISPrior to the Trump’s EO, ISPs were required to get customer’s consent before using or selling their browsing habits, online shopping habits, financial information, etc. The reversal of Obama’s protection order has caused a resurgence of interest in VPN services. In theory, using a VPN service creates an encrypted tunnel between your device and the service provider, thus keeping your browsing habits and personal information private from your ISP. However, a paper published in early 2015 by researchers at Sapienza University of Rome and Queen Mary University of London, found that 11 of the 14 providers they tested leaked customer information.
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A.I. Company Flock Develops Risk Analysis Program for Drone Flights
Flock, an artificial intelligence company based in London, announced its development of a risk analysis program for commercial drones that will use real-time weather information and the location of buildings and the most congested areas of people and vehicles to safely and effectively use these drones (away from crowds), such as aerial photography drones and…
Aer Lingus Warns Customers about Social Media Scam
Social media users should beware of online scams purporting to offer free Aer Lingus flights.
One scam asks users to fill out a questionnaire for a chance to win Aer Lingus tickets in celebration of Aer Lingus’ 80th anniversary. Once they have completed the questionnaire, users are told they have won two free tickets…