Oops: App-Powered Shared Car Strands Driver In Mountains After Losing Cell Service

A driver lost the ability to start and drive her app-powered car after it lost cell service, leaving her stranded on the side of a mountain in rural California for six hours. Ultimately, the core problem turned out to be a software issue, and the car needed to be rebooted.

The internet of things strikes again.

As does the ability of โ€œsmartโ€ devices to fail in what should be utterly obvious ways.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …