emergency alerts

Hawaii’s emergency alert interface looks straight out of the ’90s

No one who's used a long-running government website expects such things to be fancy — just functional. But there's a limit to what can be tolerated, and I believe we've reached it with Hawaii's emer

All 50 states vote yes on AT&T’s $40 billion emergency response network FirstNet

Communications are the bedrock of emergency response and management. However, those communications can be challenging when quickly evolving situations cross multiple jurisdictions. Today, AT&T ann

Google Rolls Out Personalized Storm-Tracking Information In Search Results

With the U.S. hurricane season about to kick off, Google announced today that it’s expanding the weather-related information that will appear in Google search results when web users search for

Twitter Alerts Lets You Opt-in On Push Notifications From Emergency Organizations And NGOs During Crises

Twitter is rolling out a new system called Twitter Alerts today that lets you choose to receive special alerts from emergency accounts, government organizations and NGOs. The system is designed to exp