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Veridos to Become Majority Shareholder in NetSeT

Joy Finnegan

Veridos has acquired a majority stake in NetSeT Global Solutions. The acquisition of the company, a developer of identity management systems, strengthens Veridos’ position as a full-service provider of integrated identity solutions. The Serbian company NetSeT is specialized in the development of complex information systems for the management of citizen data and information security. Veridos…

GigNet Announces Groundbreaking Agreement to Bring Advanced Biometrics to Puerto Cancun, A Commercial and Residential Smart Development in Mexico

Joy Finnegan

GigNet, a Digital Infrastructure company with an extensive regional fiber optic broadband network from Costa Mujeres, North of Cancun, through the Hotel Zone of Tulum, has announced a unique multiparty agreement to bring advanced biometrics to the Puerto Cancun development in Cancun, Mexico. GigNet, which has invested substantial resources in fiber-optic infrastructure in and around…

Man Charged with Murder for Killing Pedestrian by Car in DC

Joy Finnegan

Spiro Stafilatos, 35, fled a Secret Service traffic stop in the District of Columbia and then crashed into a vehicle as well as two pedestrians, killing one of them documents from the D.C. Superior Court say. The incident occurred near the White House on Friday, December 30. The Secret Service tried to stop the vehicle…

Kosovo-Serbia Tensions High

Joy Finnegan

Ethnic tensions between Kosovo and Serbia have risen to the surface again in northern Kosovo. Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said tensions were “on the brink of armed conflict.” Kosovo had shut down the main border crossing as the conflict grew by barricading roads. Local Serbs in northern Kosovo are confronting ethnic Albanian authorities with…

National Highways Strike Continues in UK

Joy Finnegan

Road traffic officers and control room operators in South West England and the West Midlands begin two days of strike action tomorrow. Strike action among National Highways members has been moving from region to region since starting on 13 December. PCS members working for National Highways in all regions will strike on January 3 and 4.  …

Strikes Disrupting Travel in UK

Joy Finnegan

The UK government has acknowledged that strikes hitting the UK right now are causing “massive disruption.” Those words came from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson, Jamie Davies. Border Force workers and rail staff struck again on Wednesday28 December which left passengers, commuters and shoppers subject to delays. Border Force staff at Britain’s largest airports, including…

Massive Pileup on Ohio Turnpike Due to Blizzard Conditions

Joy Finnegan

A massive car and truck pileup occurred during the bomb cyclone weather last week in the central United States. The incident occurred on the Ohio Turnpike MP 106. Troopers on scene confirmed four fatalities with many injured from the pileup, with a minimum of 46 vehicles involved. Multiple agencies from several counties are continuing rescue…

Trucker Tech Useful Equipment for the Road

TRUCKER TECH USEFUL EQUIPMENT FOR THE ROAD

James Careless

A trucker’s cab is their office on the road, and often their home-away-from-home as well. As such, it makes sense for truckers to take the right technology along for the ride to make their lives more efficient, enjoyable, and safe. Here are some “trucker tech” ideas that came across our desks at TSI that hit…

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TRENDS WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2023

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TRENDS WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2023

James Jeffs

They may not be ubiquitous yet, but automated technologies across the automotive industry are starting to come of age. The ‘robotaxi’ industry and autonomous trucks are on the cusp of real-world use, and next-generation sensor technologies are being deployed on vehicles that are for sale. Here is a look at some of the most exciting…

Driver Arrested for Attempted Murder After Crashing into LA County Sheriff Recruits

Joy Finnegan

Nicholas Gutierrez was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of a peace officer after he reportedly drove his SUV into the wrong lane and then crashed into a group of Los Angeles County law enforcement recruits as they exercised on a training run. Twenty-five recruits were injured, five of them critically. The incident happened north…

Driver Crashes into Atlanta Area Charter School

Joy Finnegan

A driver who crashed into an Atlanta area charter school, Ivy Preparatory Academy injuring three students was charged with aggravated assault, according to local police. The driver, Obinna Aguocha, 39, drove or crashed into a classroom where 22 fifth graders were studying. Three student were taken to local hospitals but reports said none of the…

Stellantis Issues Warning on Cars with Takata Air Bags

Joy Finnegan

The parent company of Chrysler, Stellantis, and the U. S. government warned drivers of 276,000 older vehicles to stop driving them. The Takata air bags that were installed in those models have exploded, apparently, causing death in at least three recent cases. The effected models include the Dodge Magnum wagon, Dodge Challenger and Charger and…