Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News podcast for Thursday, May 31st, 2018.
In Vehicle News
Trump reportedly said he wants to ban German luxury carmakers in the US
President Donald Trump is preparing to block German luxury carmakers from the U.S. market, according to an exclusive report by a leading German business magazine.
Uber adds panic button for passengers in case of sexual assault by driver
Ride-hailing company Uber has added a panic alarm to their app in the United States so that riders have a quick way to contact 911 if they are attacked by the driver.
The company announced plans to introduce the feature nationwide last month. A number of Uber drivers have faced accusations of sex crimes for years.
In Terrorism News
France Risking British Security by ‘Blocking’ Access to Terror Data After Brexit
Sources claim the French are frustrating Britain’s offer to remain part of a European Union (EU) security agreement that helped identify terrorists involved in Islamic State attacks on Paris, despite France recently encouraging the British to join.
In Business of Executive Protection News
It’s that time of year again when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the Code Conference crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner released 294 slides in rapid succession, covering everything from smartphone behavior in the U.S. to tech company competition in China.
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