Apple Maps Lead Australians Into ‘Life Threatening’ Situation

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The Map App “To Not Trust”?…

Drivers in Australia were stranded in a national park in Victoria state for a day without food and water after being led astray by Apple Inc.’s iPhone mapping application, according to police.

Maps on iPhones with the iOS 6 operating system list the northwestern Victorian city of Mildura in the middle of the Murray Sunset National Park about 70 kilometers (44 miles) away, state police said today in a statement. In some cases, motorists were stuck for as long as a day and walked long distances to get phone reception, police said.

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by James Paton, Bloomberg News