How the iPhone could save your life

An iPhone 8 Plus I’m testing has called 911 by accident a few times. It’s annoying, but it turns out this new iOS “feature” could save lives. Experts say discrete calling is a sign of things to come in making 911 calls work a little better and a little safer, especially in a tense situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/how-iphone-could-save-your-life.html

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Large parts of the Amazon were originally planted by natives

It’s no happy accident the Amazon rain forest has so many fruit and nut trees. According to a new study, 20 different species of fruit and nut trees originally cultivated by green–thumbed Amazon inhabitants over 8,000 years ago make up large parts of the region today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/30/large-parts-amazon-were-originally-planted-by-natives.html

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Facebook's Internet-serving drone under investigation over test flight accident

An accident involving Facebook’s internet-serving Aquila drone is being investigated by U.S. aviation safety agency the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Facebook previously touted the drone’s first test flight as a success.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/22/facebooks-internet-serving-drone-under-investigation-over-test-flight-accident.html

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Google self-driving car involved in first injury accident

Google Inc. revealed Thursday that one of its self-driving car prototypes was involved in an injury accident for the first time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/16/google-self-driving-car-involved-in-first-injury-accident/

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