Emergency

12.07.15
Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'
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Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'

It's an emergency situation expected to be in effect through Thursday.

By J. Conditt,   12.07.15
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12.07.15
French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies
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French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies

The 'Gendarmes' also want to ban the Tor network outright.

By S. Dent,   12.07.15
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09.24.15
The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses
09.24.15

The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses

The 40-foot by 20-foot rig will print emergency shelters using locally-sourced materials

By A. Tarantola,   09.24.15
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08.16.15
Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency
08.16.15

Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency

In the wake of a reported sexual assault, Airbnb is telling staff to always call police if you're in trouble at a rental.

By J. Fingas,   08.16.15
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07.23.15
This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape
07.23.15

This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape

This towable accordion-style bridge sets up in an hour and can span nearly 70 feet.

By A. Tarantola,   07.23.15
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07.21.15
California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones
07.21.15

California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones

California firefighters can now legally shoot down your drone if it gets in their way

By A. Tarantola,   07.21.15
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02.19.15
Samsung will broadcast public safety announcements over LTE this year
02.19.15

Samsung will broadcast public safety announcements over LTE this year

Samsung's got strong LTE (and LTE-A, and... whatever's next) bones and now it's looking to shift t...

By M. Smith,   02.19.15
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