Software flaws found in Uber car that killed US woman

US transport safety agency’s findings could affect developments of autonomous vehicles across the auto sector. An Uber self-driving test vehicle that struck and killed an Arizona woman in 2018 had software flaws, the United States‘ National Transportation Safety Board said. The agency also revealed on Tuesday that the company’s autonomous test vehicles were involved in 37 crashes over the prior 18 months. NTSB may use the findings from the first fatal self-driving car accident to make recommendations that could affect how the entire industry addresses self-driving software issues or to…

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Woman found dead with 2.4 metre python around her neck

Laura Hurst found unresponsive at home in Indiana with the snake wrapped loosely around her neck, police say. A woman in Indiana in the United States was found dead with a 2.4-metre-long (8-foot) python wrapped around her neck had apparently kept snakes at the residence which was outfitted for a collection of the reptiles, police said on Thursday. Laura Hurst, 36, was found unresponsive on Wednesday night on the floor of a home in the northern Indiana town of Oxford, with the snake wrapped loosely around her neck, said Indiana State…

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Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook’s plan to make its own currency

Facebook Vice President David Marcus is the face of the company’s Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development employee, Morgan Beller. Source: Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook’s plan to make its own currency

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Texas officer shoots dead woman heard on video saying ‘I’m pregnant’

Texas officer shoots woman who grabbed his Taser and used it against him, police say, in incident caught on video. The officer was wearing a bodycam, police said [File: Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images] A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after the woman appears to say “I’m pregnant” in an altercation captured on video. The shooting happened late Monday in Baytown, about 25 miles (40km) east of Houston. Baytown Police Lieutenant Steve Dorris said the…

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