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 “smart” devices to fail in what should be utterly obvious ways.

Get the full story in my post at Forbes …