Site Map - Telecommunications

Sandy Prompts Early Launch of Google Emergency Alert Feature

- The new feature, Google Public Alerts, was originally scheduled to launch in November, but was released early to help disseminate Hurricane Sandy information.

Communicating in a Crisis

- Social media outlets can provide companies with a unique way to get their message out during a crisis.

Communicating in a Crisis

- Social media outlets can provide companies with a unique way to get their message out during a crisis.

Social Media

- A bill (H.B. 308) currently pending in the Delaware House of Representatives after being approved by the House Telecommunication, Internet, and Technology Committee would prohibit employers from requesting passwords to social media sites as a condition of employment.

Morning Security Brief: Family Research Council Shooter Indicted, Expert Suggests Swine Ban, and More

- Cell phone towers discovered as the cause for police communication disruption in Bay Area. Virginia man indicted for Family Research Council shooting. And H3N2v concerns lead one expert to call for a ban on pigs at fairs.

CHART: Mobile Device Security

- How organizations are securing mobile devices.

Yellow Jacket Smartphone Case Delivers 650,000-Volt Sting

- Two men from Louisiana have created an iPhone case that turns a smartphone into a stun gun.

Solving the Interoperability Riddle

- Has a Silicon Valley start-up cost-efficiently solved the seemingly intractable problem of achieving interoperability for first responders?

Data security

- A bill (S. 1408) that would impose data security requirements on all government agencies and companies that collect or store personally identifiable information has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate has announced that it will consider the bill.

Report: Billions of Dollars Worth of Smartphones Lost Annually

- Many of the cities with the highest rates of lost phones were also in the top ranks of the FBI’s most recent crime statistics, according to a new industry report.

Miracles and Wonder, Past and Present

- As we incorporate the best of technology with next month’s fully digital edition, which will be replete with multimedia maps, charts, video, and audio interactivity, we’ll still deliver the same high-quality information you expect.

Don't Touch that Dial: Considerations When Using Satphones in Conflict Zones

- Small World News, an Oregon-based nonprofit, has created a training guide for safe use of satellite phones in conflict areas.

Gangs Use Skype to Conduct Operations

- The new version of an FBI report released last year says gangs use VoIP to communicate undetected.

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