Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News podcast for Monday, June 18th, 2018
In Vehicle News
From CNN Money
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested in Germany as part of an investigation into emissions cheating.
Munich prosecutors said in a statement Monday that Stadler had been detained because of concerns over potential evidence tampering.
And from Digital Trends
Ford will auction off this Mustang inspired by RAF fighters from WWII
Ford is debuting a special 700-horsepower Mustang GT at the upcoming Goodwod Festival of Speed on July 12, where world champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. will take the car for a spin. The themed one-of-a-kind muscle car pays tribute to RAF fighter pilots with a camouflage-inspired livery reminiscent of the British aircraft that flew during World War II.
In Cybersecurity news
From Mac Rumors
Apple today announced that, starting later this year with iOS 12, iPhones will automatically share precise location data with first responders during 911 calls in the United States, helping to reduce emergency response times.
And from Digital Trends
Amazon, Microsoft, Uber donate to oppose the California Consumer Privacy Act
Amazon, Microsoft, and Uber have made large contributions to a group attempting to prevent a privacy act from becoming law in California. As per state disclosure records, the three tech giants join a number of other well-known companies, including Facebook, Google, AT&T, and Verizon, which are all working against the proposed California Consumer Privacy Act by donating to the Committee to Protect California Jobs.
And from Quartz Media
A US court rejected Google Translate as a means of providing consent to a cop
Omar Cruz-Zamora, a Mexican native in the US on a legal visa, was stopped by a police officer in Kansas last September. Cruz-Zamora doesn’t speak English, so the police officer decided to use Google Translate as a way to get consent to search his vehicle.
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