Video released of Uber self-driving crash that killed woman in Arizona

New footage of the crash that killed Elaine Herzberg raises fresh questions about why the self-driving car did not stop

Video of the first self-driving car crash that killed a pedestrian showed how the autonomous Uber failed to slow down as it fatally hit a 49-year-old woman walking her bike across the street.

The newly released footage of the collision that killed Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona, on Sunday night has raised fresh questions about why the self-driving car did not stop when a human entered its path and has sparked scrutiny of regulations in the state, which has encouraged testing of the autonomous technology.

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In-car footage shows fatal self-driving crash – video

WARNING: SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THE FOOTAGE DISTRESSING Video of the first self-driving car crash that killed a pedestrian in the US shows ​how the autonomous Uber failed to slow down before it hit a 49-year-old woman walking her bike across the street. It has raised fresh questions about why the vehicle did not stop when a human entered its path. ‘It’s just awful,’ Tina Marie Herzberg White, a stepdaughter of the victim, told the Guardian on Wednesday. ‘There should be a criminal case.’ 

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Deleting Facebook is easier said than done

Over the past few days, Facebook has come under intense scrutiny due to its previous relationship with Cambridge Analytica, a data science company that secretly culled information from 50 million Facebook users. This has raised questions not only abo…

Cambridge Analytica says it holds no data on Australians, despite local entity

Spokesman says company had no ‘commercial contracts’ in Australia, despite having a local business name

Cambridge Analytica has said it holds no data on Australian individuals and has no local business contracts, despite setting up an Australian entity in 2015 and meeting with prospective clients including members of the Liberal party.

The company’s tactics attracted worldwide attention after news broke that it had unauthorised access to tens of millions of Facebook profiles, harvested through users of an app and the friends of those users.

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