Mobile payment apps (e.g. Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay) are more secure than using credit cards at point-of-sale terminals, security experts say. Still, the adoption of mobile payments in the United States lags other countries for a variety of reasons, ranging from trusting credit card companies to cover potential losses to lack of awareness of the security protections offered by mobile payments.
New perception metric balances reaction time, accuracy
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new metric for evaluating how well self-driving cars respond to changing road conditions and traffic, making it possible for the first time to compare perception systems for both accuracy and reaction time.