Boston Globe: Arizona Cardinals make BC grad NFL’s first female coach

The Arizona Cardinals added Jen Welter, 37, to their staff for the summer, which is believed to be the first time an NFL team has had a female coach. Welter, who played rugby during her four years at Boston College and holds a master’s degree in sports psychology, will help with the linebackers in her […] More »

WBSM: Sen. Markey Joins Obama On Trip To Africa

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is joining President Barack Obama on his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. The Massachusetts Democrat said he’s honored to join Obama and other members of Congress on the trip. Markey is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health. Obama will become the first […] More »

CBS News: Hackers disable brakes on Jeep from miles away

An online video showing two computer experts hacking into a Wi-Fi equipped Jeep has rocked the automotive world and grabbed the attention of Congress, reports CBS News correspondent Kris Van Cleave. Cybersecurity experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek showed they can remotely take control of a Jeep driven by a Wired reporter, who produced the […] More »

Washington Post: ‘Car hacking’ just got real: In experiment, hackers disable SUV on busy highway

It was a driver’s worst nightmare. Andy Greenberg was speeding along a busy interstate in St. Louis recently when he suddenly lost control of his vehicle. The accelerator abruptly stopped working. The car crawled to a stop. As 18-wheelers whizzed by his stalled vehicle, Greenberg began to panic. His car hadn’t spun out on black […] More »