It’s been roughly a year since Apple released its botched Maps app and it’s still ruining lives. Most recently, drivers in Alaska were (mis)directed to drive across an active runway at Fairbanks International Airport as the app mistakes it for a regular road.
The BBC reports that the airport had to close the road that had been accidentally used by three motorists since the flaw was discovered on the app. A complaint filed by the airport to Apple says the app directs people to drive across the runway, rather than a nearby taxiway. Read More