Apple sued over fatal ‘FaceTime crash’

An American couple, whose daughter was killed by a driver allegedly using FaceTime on his iPhone, have launched a lawsuit against Apple. The lawsuit alleges that the firm should have introduced a feature that disabled use of the video-chat application while driving. It points to a patent for a such feature for drivers filed by Apple in 2008. The iPhone maker has not yet responded to requests for comment. The accident happened on a Texan road on Christmas Eve 2014. Five-year-old Moriah Modisette subsequently died. The lawsuit states that the…

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Hoboken train crash: one dead and more than 100 injured in New Jersey

A train crash in Hoboken, New Jersey, has left at least one person dead and 108 people injured A New Jersey Transit train derailed during rush hour on Thursday morning and crashed into Hoboken terminal, one of the busiest stations in the state, and a huge commuter hub for those traveling to and from New York City. Live New Jersey train crash: one confirmed dead in Hoboken – live updates Follow the latest news after a commuter train crashed into a New Jersey train station during morning rush hour, killing…

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Plane crash survivor wins duty free lottery in Dubai

THIS could be the luckiest man on Earth. Just days after surviving a fiery plane crash, Mohammed Basheer has won the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire lottery — pocketing a cool $130 million.\ The Indian national, who works in the United Arab Emirates, was one of 282 passengers on-board Emirates Flight 521 when the Boeing 777’s landing gear failed to deploy last Thursday. It ploughed down the runway on its belly, coming to a rest as smoke filled the cabin. Crew managed to safely evacuate everyone on board, although incredible…

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Investigators say voice recording from EgyptAir crash intact

THE reminiscence chips of EgyptAir 804’s black field voice recorder are intact and investigators must be capable of access it, a committee probing the aircraft catastrophe stated on Saturday. The alternative black box, a data recorder that had additionally been retrieved from the bottom of the Mediterranean after the aircraft plunged into the ocean, has already been accessed. It had showed that smoke alarms had sounded within the Airbus A320 before it went down on May additionally 19, while flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 human beings on board.The…

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US opens research into Tesla after fatal crash

US authorities are investigating the first loss of life potentially caused by self-driving generation. The driving force of a Tesla car died in Florida in Might also after colliding with a lorry. Beneath scrutiny is Tesla’s Autopilot characteristic, which mechanically modifications lanes and reacts to traffic. In a announcement, Tesla stated it regarded the Model S car changed into not able to realise “the white aspect of the tractor trailer against a brightly lit sky” that had pushed across the car‘s path. The organisation said the crash changed into a…

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