Do the deadly 737 MAX crashes point to a tech problem that could affect multiple industries?

Source: TheDailyCaller  – May 8th, 2019 Shem Malmquist, a visiting professor of advanced aircraft operations at Florida Institute of Technology and Boeing 777 captain, […] sees Boeing’s and the FAA’s newly highlighted shortcomings as an example for a wide swatch of industries. “[T]his applies to nuclear power plants, everything that uses software. We’re using methods…

Over-the-air update strands NIO electric car on a highway in China

Source: TheVerge  – January 31st, 2019   One of EV startup NIO’s cars got stuck on a highway in China on Wednesday after the driver triggered an over-the-air software update, according to Bloomberg and the South China Morning Post. The driver, who was testing the car, and a NIO representative were wading through Beijing’s notorious traffic when the update was triggered. They…