911

03.31.17
Apple fixes iOS loophole that overloaded 911 centers last fall
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Apple fixes iOS loophole that overloaded 911 centers last fall

The iPhone's autodial system caused thousands of 911 calls to be placed last October.

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03.16.17
T-Mobile 'ghost calls' to 911 linked to two deaths in Dallas
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T-Mobile 'ghost calls' to 911 linked to two deaths in Dallas

The carrier's engineers aren't leaving the city until the problem is resolved.

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01.20.17
Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke
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Giuliani as Trump's cybersecurity adviser is an unfunny joke

There’s a new sheriff in hacker town, and nobody takes him seriously.

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08.08.16
AT&T, Verizon sued for giving businesses discounts on 911 fees
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AT&T, Verizon sued for giving businesses discounts on 911 fees

Nationwide, reports say call centers have been shorted by at least $600 million per year.

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06.02.16
NYPD's smartphone program is shortening crime response times
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NYPD's smartphone program is shortening crime response times

The time it takes for an officer to arrive at a crime in progress has dropped by over 12 percent.

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09.25.15
Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage
09.25.15

Sprint to pay $1.2 million over six-month 911 outage

Sprint neglected the service it's meant to maintain for hard-of-hearing users for nearly six months.

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