21 Results for

preparedness

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Floods, fires, power outages: Isn't there an app for that?

See how well some street-smart tech can protect the CNET Smart Home against domestic disasters.

By December 11, 2015

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Use Nextdoor to prepare your neighborhood for disaster

The service helps you organize your neighbors into a social network, but sharing emergency-preparedness information customized to your area may require a free site-building service such as Google Sites.

By November 14, 2012

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Ep. 196: Emergency preparedness tech

What kinds of tech gadgets should you have in your emergency kits? We give you some ideas and take some from the audience.

By February 4, 2010

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The Real Deal 196: Emergency preparedness tech (podcast)

What tech is necessary for your emergency kit? We cover some ideas and take some from the audience.

By February 4, 2010

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FCC confident about digital-TV preparedness

Officials say they are feeling more positive about the switch to digital TV than they were before the previous deadline thanks to coordinated efforts among different agencies.

By May 13, 2009

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Quake, tsunami test Japan's warning systems

How did Japan's vaunted tech prowess and quake preparedness fare in the 8.9-magnitude quake?

By March 11, 2011

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Aircraft fire training at NASA Ames (audio slideshow)

NASA Ames Research Center hosts an emergency preparedness event certifying departments in FAA firefighting procedures.

By October 9, 2010

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Disaster preparedness: Time is always running out

Just in case you've forgotten why you should be worried, here is a list of reminders and a plea for IT groups to get their act together.

By July 31, 2007

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Meet Vine, Microsoft's superhero software

Using the same "check-in" philosophy that services like Loopt and Dodgeball pioneered, Microsoft hopes to make a difference in community organizing and emergency preparedness.

By April 28, 2009

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Macs infected with a new pirate-induced botnet are launching denial-of-service attacks! Do you have your zombie botnet preparedness kit?

Macs infected with a new pirate-induced botnet are launching denial-of-service attacks! Do you have your zombie botnet preparedness kit? Also free mobile DTV in DC, an official Windows Mobile 6.5 release date, and Oracle buys Sun.

By April 20, 2009