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Kickstarting a car-hacking tool that lets you take control of your own vehicle

The fully-funded Macchina project on Kickstarter is an Arduino-based, “open, versatile” gadget that bypasses the DRM in your car’s network, allowing you to configure it to work the way you want it to, so you can customize your car in all kinds of cool ways.

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MashTalk: Should Apple be required to provide instructions on how to fix your iPhone?


Welcome back to another week of MashTalk. On this week’s podcast, the Mashable tech team discusses Apple’s resistance of so-called “Right-to-Repair” laws, Facebook’s new manifesto, and the return of “unlimited” data plans in the U.S.

As always, MashTalk is hosted by our Tech Editor Pete Pachal along with Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong. We also have special guest, Deputy Tech Editor Damon Beres joining us.

First on the agenda is, of course, the topic of “Right-to-Repair” laws. What is it and should you care? (2:19) Read more…

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