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Text-to-911 is here, but it isn't everything you might think

In a world where people text more often than call, typing your emergency to 911 is the logical next step. But there are kinks to work out before you'll be able to use it nationwide.

By May 14, 2014

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FCC wants texting apps like iMessage in text-to-911 plan

Proposal would require apps that send text messages to phones to be part of a nationwide initiative to send text messages to authorities in emergencies.

By December 12, 2012

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FCC fast tracks text-to-911 service

The country's four largest mobile carriers get on board to help roll out a nationwide service that will let people text 911 during an emergency.

By December 6, 2012

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Ready for Text-to-911? Not all 911 call centers are

On May 15, major carriers will give people the ability to text to 911. The problem is many emergency call centers aren't set up to accept texts. CNET's Sumi Das and Jessica Dolcourt examine the issue.

By May 12, 2014

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AT&T to test Text-to-911 service in Tennessee

The carrier will work with the state to test a service that enables mobile phone users to send text message to 911 emergency centers.

By September 6, 2012

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Text-to-911: What you need to know (FAQ)

Starting May 15, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint will let you text police in case of an emergency. Here's how it works.

By May 5, 2014

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Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

Forget Windows 9. In a surprise, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system.

By September 30, 2014

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Light your photos, videos with Fotodiox Pro compact FlapJack LED panels

The new edge-lit circular and rectangular panels are thin and light enough to stick in your bag and let you put light where other panels might be just too big.

By September 30, 2014

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Will PayPal work with Apple Pay? eBay CEO is receptive

"We want PayPal to be a presence however consumers want to pay," eBay CEO John Donahoe says.

By September 30, 2014

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PayPal spinoff from eBay is 'natural,' co-founder says

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.

By September 30, 2014