Italian earthquake victims asked to disable WiFi passwords
This will let Red Cross workers use WhatsApp and Skype to contact locals who need help.
NASA to honor crews of doomed Apollo 1 and Challenger missions
It will hold its annual Day of Remembrance on the Challenger disaster's 30th anniversary.
Toshiba's wrecking-bot will dismantle Fukushima
It will work where humans cannot.
This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape
This towable accordion-style bridge sets up in an hour and can span nearly 70 feet.
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...
This anti-tornado sleeping bag protects you from flying debris
Rolled up, the Tuuli Armor looks like any other sleeping bag, but according to its inventor, it ca...
Uber won't gouge you as much during disasters
Folks who have nabbed a ride from Uber during major snowstorms in New York City know all too well...
Google and Twitter join forces for disaster alerts
Google's and Twitter's relationship has been a bit rocky since the former launched a social networ...
Virtual reality training for rescuers may save your life in a crisis
While some soldiers have virtual reality training to familiarize themselves with the battlefield,...