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Uber starts mapping Dallas roads to aid its self-driving efforts

Sponsored Links Uber Uber is still testing self-driving cars in a very limited fashion, but that isn’t stopping it from expanding its efforts to a new city. The ridesharing firm has unveiled plans to map Dallas streets and lay the groundwork for self-driving technology in the city. The mapping cars will be human-driven — they’re …

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Regulators File Cease and Desist Against Craigslist Scam Promising 900% Crypto Returns

Officials in Texas have filed a cease and desist letter against a cryptocurrency promoter for posting misleading advertisements on Craigslist. This represents the fourth emergency action taken against a cryptocurrency firm since the Enforcement Division of the State Securities Board restarted a sweeping investigation of the industry in June. According to a statement published August …

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From Exxon to Crypto: the Story of Joey King on the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

</header> <strong>Joey King, a developer at Bitcoin.com, is the latest character to have shared his story on the Humans of Bitcoin podcast with Matt Aaron. The interview covers how he went from working in the oil industry to being a crypto programmer to how he sees the propaganda efforts of Napoleon reflected in the market …

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Texas lawmaker wants to ban mobile throttling in disaster areas

Enlarge / Texas’ state flag. Getty Images | CGinspiration A Texas lawmaker is proposing a state law that would prohibit wireless carriers from throttling mobile Internet service in disaster areas. Bobby Guerra, a Democratic member of the Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives, filed the bill last week. “A mobile Internet service provider may not impair …

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Texas bill would make it illegal to throttle data in disaster areas

Reuters/Richard Rodriguez The revelation that Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) throttled California firefighters’ data is prompting new legislation… in Texas. State Representative Bobby Guerra has submitted a bill that would make it illegal for wireless carriers to “impair or degrade” mobile data in declared disaster areas. In other words, a provider couldn’t throttle any service in …

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