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10.27.14
Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead
10.27.14

Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead

Drones already give troops valuable data about enemies and devastated areas, but the existing vehi...

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07.28.13
iPhone 101: Living dangerously with government alerts turned off
07.28.13

iPhone 101: Living dangerously with government alerts turned off

Given the surfeit of wild and life-threatening weather events across the USA over the past few month...

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07.09.13
They have the technology? US government briefly shows iOS on a Lumia 920 (updated)
07.09.13

They have the technology? US government briefly shows iOS on a Lumia 920 (updated)

In a 30-second PSA about its wireless emergency alerts, the US government has adopted a similar ap...

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06.29.12
FEMA and National Weather Service launch Wireless Emergency Alert System
06.29.12

FEMA and National Weather Service launch Wireless Emergency Alert System

While it's a little later than expected, the free SMS emergency notification system has now gone l...

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06.28.12
Daily Update for June 28, 2012
06.28.12

Daily Update for June 28, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get...

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05.14.12
Wireless Emergency Alert system goes live this month, delivers location-based SMS warnings
05.14.12

Wireless Emergency Alert system goes live this month, delivers location-based SMS warnings

Last we heard of the federal government's Wireless Emergency Alert system, only Sprint had signed...

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11.17.11
Sprint plans Emergency Alert messaging system in New York City, claims this is only a test
11.17.11

Sprint plans Emergency Alert messaging system in New York City, claims this is only a test

Know those emergency alerts that always seem to crop up when your sports team of choice is about...

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11.09.11
PSA: FEMA to test nationwide Emergency Alert System today, emphasis on 'test'
11.09.11

PSA: FEMA to test nationwide Emergency Alert System today, emphasis on 'test'

Don't freak out or anything, but at 2 PM EST today, the US government will sound a nationwide ala...

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05.10.11
PLAN emergency alert system going mobile in NYC and DC this year, nationwide in 2012
05.10.11

PLAN emergency alert system going mobile in NYC and DC this year, nationwide in 2012

If you live in the U.S., you've probably seen those anger-inducing emergency alert system test mess...

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