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Apple Watches Sending False SOS Signals

Emergency dispatchers are receiving false distress calls from Apple devices equipped with technology meant to detect car crashes and alert 911 dispatchers."It is a more sensitive upgrade to software on Apple devices, now several years old, that can detect when a user falls and then dial for help," per The New York Times. "But the latest innovation appears to send the device into overdrive: It keeps mistaking skiers, and some other fitness enthusiasts, for car-wreck victims."

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