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iPhone Hacker Geohot Shows Off His $1,000 Self-Driving Car Technology

iPhone Hacker Geohot Shows Off His $1,000 Self-Driving Car Technology

George “Geohot” Hotz, the first person to jailbreak an iPhone back in 2007, is looking to deliver aftermarket self-driving car technology this year, but he needs help with that. Hotz has launched a new app called Chffr (like chauffeur) that lets users submit their driving data.

iPhone hacker Geohot secures funding for self-driving car venture

iPhone hacker Geohot secures funding for self-driving car venture

George Hotz or “Geohot,” the man famous for delivering the world’s first iPhone jailbreak, made headlines again late last year after building his own self-driving car using off the shelf components. Now he has big ambitions for his new technology.

In an interview with Forbes, Hotz has revealed that his plan is to take on Google and Tesla by developing a product that will allow car owners to turn existing vehicles into autonomous vehicles — and source say he’s received major investment.

Geohot, the first person to hack the iPhone, has built a self-driving car using off the shelf electronics

Geohot, the first person to hack the iPhone, has built a self-driving car using off the shelf electronics

Remember Geohot? The 17-year old kid who was the first person to hack the iPhone? The same kid who then went on to crack open the PlayStation 3’s DRM system and then went on to work at Google in 2014. Well, after staying away from the limelight for the 1.5 years, Geohot is finally back to show his latest project: a self-driving car.

iPhone hacker Geohot is now part of Google’s Project Zero team

iPhone hacker Geohot is now part of Google’s Project Zero team

If you have been part of the jailbreaking scene for a number of years, you are probably well aware of who George “Geohot” Hotz is. The infamous hacker released the last bootrom exploit called limera1n for the iPhone around four years ago, and was later involved in a Sony lawsuit for jailbreaking the PlayStation 3. 

Famous iPhone Hacker Geohot releases ‘Towelroot’ for Galaxy S5 and other Android devices [Updated]

Famous iPhone Hacker Geohot releases ‘Towelroot’ for Galaxy S5 and other Android devices [Updated]

George Hotz aka Geohot, the famous hacker who had released popular jailbreaking and unlocking tools like blackra1n, blacksn0w is back.

He isn’t jailbreaking iOS devices, so don’t get too excited.

Geohot reverse engineers evasi0n7 jailbreak, says there’s no Chinese backdoor

Geohot reverse engineers evasi0n7 jailbreak, says there’s no Chinese backdoor

Geohot has made a re-entry in the jailbreaking scene after a long absence, having tried to race the evad3rs team to an iOS 7 jailbreak, and also trying to sell it for $350k. Following these unsuccessful attempts, he has posted a breakdown of how exactly the userland portion of evasi0n works.

Leaked audio recording suggests Geohot tried to sell iOS jailbreak

Leaked audio recording suggests Geohot tried to sell iOS jailbreak

The controversy surrounding the iOS 7 jailbreak continues with the appearance of an audio recording allegedly of Geohot trying to sell his iOS7 jailbreak. The audio was first mentioned in a reddit post and reported by iClarified.The full recording is available at the bottom of this post. 

iPhone Hacker Geohot releases tool to root Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

iPhone Hacker Geohot releases tool to root Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

In May, Jay Freeman aka saurik, founder of Cydia, released Substrate and Winterboard for Android.

Few days back, pod2g, a key member of the evad3rs dev team said that he was so disappointed with iOS 7 features that he was about to switch to Android.

Geohot To Release Reactions, A Dual-Camera Photo Sharing App

Geohot To Release Reactions, A Dual-Camera Photo Sharing App

Last year, we found out that iPhone and PS3 hacker George Hotz aka Geohot who had joined Facebook had quit the company in June 2011. At that time we wondered if he will join the jailbreak community, which he abandoned after a not so pleasant experience.

iPhone Hacker Geohot Has Quit Facebook – Will He Join The Jailbreak Community?

iPhone Hacker Geohot Has Quit Facebook – Will He Join The Jailbreak Community?

This is an interesting development. Business Insider reports that iPhone and PS3 hacker George Hotz aka Geohot who had joined Facebook back in June 2011 has quit the company.