Category: American Business

The Shellback Safe imprisons your phone to keep you safe behind the wheel

Distracted driving due to phone use is a serious and growing problem. It causes entirely preventable deaths and injuries, while its financial toll reaches beyond the victims it claims. Lawsuits are being filed daily against tech companies like Apple for failing to prevent the horrendous outcomes when drivers pay more attention to their screens than…

Subaru joins growing list of companies allowed to test autonomous tech in California

Why it matters to you As the list of companies cleared to test autonomous driving technology grows larger, it seems as though self-driving cars are coming closer and closer to reality. Soon, the question won’t be who is allowed to test self-driving cars in California, but rather who hasn’t made the cut. On Friday, the California DMV added Subaru to the ever…

Uber Flat: Ridesharing service offers rides in NYC for cheap fees

Why it matters to you With Uber’s new flat-fare offer, rides in New York City become much more cost-conscious. The next subscription service you get may help you around New York City a bit easier. As part of its UberPlus program, Uber has slowly begun rolling out new subscription package — Uber Flat –where anyone…