Tesla recently released what might be the world's most expensive software download—a $2500 update that turns the Model S into the world's first consumer-available self-driving car. We talk about the vast-reaching implications on episode 14 of The TechRepublic Podcast. We also introduce a new segment on "tech doing good" versus "tech dropping the ball."
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Links to stories mentioned in the show:
- Tesla Adds High-Speed Autonomous Driving to Its Bag of Tricks (New York Times)
- Digital currency is poised to reinvent how startups are funded, led by Chroma Fund (TechRepublic)
- FAA drops the hammer on drones, but specifics about regulations remain up in the air (TechRepublic)
- Move over HealthKit: Why Apple's ResearchKit is proving the real hit with doctors (ZDNet)
- Russell Simmons' card glitch keeps thousands from their cash (Washington Post)
Dan Patterson has nothing to disclose. He does not hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Dan is a Senior Writer for TechRepublic. He covers cybersecurity and the intersection of technology, politics and government.