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Self-driving Uber car strikes and kills Arizona woman, Uber halts tests

March 19, 2018 / James Bourne

A self-driving Uber car has struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, in what is believed to be the first known death of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle.As reported by the New York Times, the Uber vehicle did have a human safety driver on board but was in autonomous mode when the collision occurred, according to a statement from Tempe police. The woman was taken to hospital but later died of her injuries.global Industrial Internet of Things market is growing at a rapid rate, permeating industries across all sectors. Recent studies estimate that IIoT will add $14.2 trillion to the global economy by 2030. And as IIoT continues to grow, the buzz around edge computing is growing in parallel. Operators are beginning to drive more computing power to the edge of their networks, where IIoT functions really live.