Every time an emergency responder or police officer responds to a 911 dispatch, they enter an unknown terrain. What’s the incident? Who’s involved? Is anyone dangerous or holding a weapon? Is some
Global communications startup Kymeta has raised a new $85.2 million funding round, led by Bill Gates. The Redmond-based company has developed a new type of smart, powered, flat-panel antenna that can
Millions of Americans were sent a “Presidential Alert” to their phones today as a test to simulate a real message from the president in a national emergency. At 2:18pm ET, the Federal Emer
It’s become almost second nature to accept that cameras everywhere — from streets, to museums and shops — are watching you, but now they may be able to communicate with you, as well. New
No one wants to be that person who falls in a ditch when they least suspect it. With HazMap, a project that came out of the Disrupt London 2016 Hackathon, you can ensure you’re not that person.
Google is bringing its Public Alerts system online in Canada today, after previously launching it in the U.S. and expanding it to Japan last month. The launch couldn't be more timely, as Canada is cur
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