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By now, most Americans are familiar with devices known as a flight data recorders, commonly called 'black boxes.' They record an airplane's functions and signal transmissions in case of an accident. This has proved to be a good idea, and the government wants to mandate the installation of the same kind of technology in cars, in just a few years.
London's iconic black taxis are something of a symbol of the country's buttoned-up image rooted in British history, but a new addition promises to make the low-key vehicles rolling hubs of innovation. The U.K. government has just given approval to a local company to equip the taxis with high-speed Wi-Fi, essentially giving the city mobile Internet cafes.