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Who should die when a driverless car crashes? Q&A ponders the future

‘Smart people are trying to figure out how this works,’ the Q&A audience was told in a discussion about driverless cars. Illustration: Alamy Should a driverless car swerve to miss a child, knowing it will kill its passenger? Or should it maintain its path and end a younger life? It’s deeply troubling ethical dilemmas like these that Sandra Peter believes ... Read More »

When it’s worth flying to buy a used car

DETROIT – If you’re willing to fly, you can save — perhaps thousands of dollars — when you buy a used SUV, car or truck. Used vehicle prices vary wildly between U.S. metro areas, sometimes over $3,000. So with some careful research and a plane ticket, it might be worth the time it takes to travel. “For the adventurous deal-seeker looking ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Hunting for a Reliable Used Car

An elderly woman is crying profusely over the phone, and all anyone can do is listen and try to console her. Through no fault of her own, she’s now beside herself with a $7000 repair estimate for a car that has become a 3500-pound paperweight. The only thing she knows about cars is how to drive one. Guess who was responsible ... Read More »

Never say never again: When celebrities eat their words

Cleese isn’t the first celebrity to go back on his very public word. From Charlie Simpson’s Busted to Bond star Sean Connery, it’s wise to never say never again. Image copyrightPAImage captionBusted busted in 2005 Charlie Simpson – Busted There are some bands that will never get back together. Abba. The Jam. The Smiths. Then there are those that “will ... Read More »

When Your Computer’s Location Could Deny You A Loan!

A high ratio of credit defaulters in your neighbourhood could be bad news for you. There was a time when banks used a handful of information to assess the creditworthiness of the borrower. With the introduction of credit score, the lending industry saw a huge revolution. Banks and other financial systems relied on credit reports to reduce the risk of ... Read More »

Vijay Mallya Offer Rejected, Top Court Asks Him ‘When Do You Return?’

The lenders met on April 2 to discuss Mr Mallya’s offer of paying Rs 4,000 crore by September A group of banks have told the Supreme Court that they have rejected businessman Vijay Mallya’s offer to repay Rs 4,000 crore, less than half of what his defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes them. The lenders, led by State Bank of India (SBI), ... Read More »

FBI Assures It Will Help Authorities Unlock Devices When Allowed by Law

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has assured law enforcement across the United States that it will help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones involved in investigations when it is allowed by law and policy. The FBI said in a letter to local authorities that it understands the challenges they face and that they lack necessary tools to monitor and investigate ... Read More »