Elon Musk announces Tesla will share security software with other car makers as open source

It has been reported that Elon Musk told hackers at the private DEF CON conference last week that Tesla will share its security software with other car makers as open source. He says it’s a bid to make autonomous vehicle software safer by opening the software to more scrutiny, according to people who attended the gathering.

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Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership; Rolls-Royce gets into battery biz

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Yara picks Vard to build its zero-emissions, zero-crew containership
August 15, 2018 — Norwegian fertilizer giant Yara has signed a shipbuilding contract worth approximately NOK 250 million (about $30 million) with Fincantieri subsidiary Vard for construction of the zero-emission vessel Yara Birkeland, the world’s first autonomous and electrically driven container vessel.

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Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact

Image caption: The ferry MV Armand-Imbeau II built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), will operate on LNG fuel. Copyright: Davie Shipyards

Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 16 August 2018 at 10 am EEST

A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), and fitted with a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions, has been delivered. The final commissioning of the vessel took place at the Chantier Davie Canada shipyard in June 2018.

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Western Circuit – AY Race Report 3

21st SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta 2018

Goto SMU-RM Western Circuit

AY Race Report 3

Final results up in the air…
By AsianYachting MultiMedia
August 16th: Although most the class leaders have all but secured the titles, the podium places are still up for grabs. There is also a protest pending for the SMU President’s Cup last weekend, that could rearrange the Class A and B order. The forecast is for 10 to 12 knot South Westerly and if this materialises, up to three races could be run for the IRC A & B, PY, SB20, J24 and Multihull classes and will determine the eventual outcome. The drop race also comes into play for IRC A, B and PY classes, could also have some influence. Whatever happens everyone is looking forward to the gala presentation dinner and charity auction on Saturday night, in the Raffles Marina ballroom, to raise funds for Sailability Singapore. Capture the action in the AY Photo Gallery…

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Industry comment: Australia moves to legislate forced decryption – where appropriate

Historically, law enforcement has always had an ability to request a warrant for a search when criminality is suspected. This is based on the understanding that providing law enforcement such powers, can be used to catch and prosecute criminals. To prevent abuses, these warrants are overseen by a judge, who ensures enough legal criteria for a justified search are presented in proper order.

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FAST CARS FROM THE BIG SCREEN GO UP FOR AUCTION – FROM THE FAST AND FURIOUS TO EVLIS’ LAST CADILLAC – GWS AUCTIONS – AUGUST 25TH, 2018

From the “Fast and Furious” to Elvis’ Last Cadillac- Auction Offers a Selection of Some of Hollywood’s Most Memorable Vehicles

 

GWS AUCTIONS – SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2018

 

 

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – (August 14, 2018) – Bright lights, fast cars and the sound of some of the most iconic vehicles of film and music are about to hit the auction block at GWS Auctions’ upcoming Legends: Iconic Film & Music Memorabilia Auction to take place in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 25, 2018.   GWS Auctions will highlight sixteen cars and other vehicles from the big screen and chart topping musical artists as part of the over 150 items to be offered in the memorabilia auction.

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