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09.29.16
Wireless Emergency Alerts are about to get more detailed
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Wireless Emergency Alerts are about to get more detailed

The FCC voted to expand the WEA system, including the establishment of a new class of alerts.

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03.04.15
Waze now alerts you to nearby child abductions
03.04.15

Waze now alerts you to nearby child abductions

Waze is mostly meant to help you avoid traffic snarls and speed traps, but it's now performing a v...

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01.13.15
Facebook will alert you when kids go missing in your area
01.13.15

Facebook will alert you when kids go missing in your area

Facebook will now show amber alerts in its news feeds to inform users about missing or abducted ch...

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09.13.13
Crying wolf: when emergency alerts stop being effective
09.13.13

Crying wolf: when emergency alerts stop being effective

Yesterday, I switched off all AMBER and Emergency iPhone Alerts in Settings > Notification Cente...

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06.15.13
AT&T issues Wireless Emergency Alerts update to iPhone 4S, 5
06.15.13

AT&T issues Wireless Emergency Alerts update to iPhone 4S, 5

AT&T has begun rolling out Wireless Emergency Alerts updates for iPhone 4S and 5, so you won't b...

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06.14.13
AT&T Wireless subscribers to get emergency alerts on iPhone 4S and 5
06.14.13

AT&T Wireless subscribers to get emergency alerts on iPhone 4S and 5

AT&T today announced that subscribers who have either the iPhone 5 or 4S will begin receiving a...

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10.31.12
Google adds AMBER Alerts for missing children to Search and Maps
10.31.12

Google adds AMBER Alerts for missing children to Search and Maps

In partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), Google announc...

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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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