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After ****** assault reports, TripAdvisor adds ‘safety’ filters for hotel bookings

Online travel and restaurant booking site TripAdvisor will introduce new safety filters after people who used the site raised concerns over ****** assaults. TripAdvisor says it found 1,100 reviews that referenced ****** assault in just the last year alone.

The new search filter will show reviews that mention ****** assault or misconduct by employees of a ...

Watch this quick-acting bus driver save a student from “almost-certain tragedy”

Hurrah for Norwich, New York schoolbus driver Samantha Call and her astonishing reflexes! From Norwich City School District/Facebook:

This is exactly why you should NEVER pass a school bus when the stop arm is out and the red lights are flashing!

..."Samantha did an outstanding job," NCSD Transportation Supervisor William Loomis said. "All of our drivers ...

Apple and Google Play remove three dating apps after FTC warning about underage users

The Federal Trade Commission said today that Google and Apple have removed three dating apps from their app stores because they could potentially be used by ****** predators to find children. In a parental advisory, FTC attorney Lisa Weintraub Schifferle wrote that FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U, all made by Ukrainian company Wildec, appeared to violate ...

One in 5,000 e-scooter rides ends in injury, half to the head

The Austin Public Health Department and the CDC studied the safety of e-scooters and came to the conclusion that if you ride them you should wear a helmet. One in 5,000 e-scooter rides results in an injury and 48% of those are head injuries.

From Ars Technica:

This study actually discovered a higher rate of ...

This portable safe bag is the perfect accessory for your summer travels — and it’s on sale for $34.95

04.22.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

Summer is coming. As you plot the days you're planning on going to the beach to soak up the sun, thieves are also rubbing their hands in anticipation to soak up your valuables. Because as much as the beach is considered the prime destination for vaca... ...

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is developing visual cues to indicate when their tech is monitoring you

Alphabet’s subsidiary focused on urban tech development, Sidewalk Labs, is now trying to reinvent signage for smart cities. These signs aren’t to direct the flow of traffic, or to point the way to urban landmarks — they’re designed to let citizens know when they’re being monitored. The proposal is part of a push by the ...

Tesla Releases New Safety Report – Q1 2019

04.10.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Tesla notes several times fewer accidents than the industry average According to the latest Tesla Vehicle Safety Report card, during the first quarter of 2019, Tesla cars registered one accident for every 2.87 million miles driven (when Autopilot is engaged) and one accident for every 1.76 million miles driven (without Autopilot). In both cases, it’s ...

Twitter now lets users appeal violations within its app

Twitter today announced a new feature that will allow users to appeal a tweet that’s in violation of Twitter’s rules directly within the Twitter app. When users post content in violation of Twitter’s guidelines, that tweet can be flagged or reported, resulting in an account suspension or lockout. Before, users would have to visit an ...