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text-to-911

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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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Suitsy: Like a onesie for grown-up men

The Suitsy is a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that brings pajama-style comfort to the suit-and-tie world of modern business. Are you up for wearing a onesie, guys?

By September 25, 2014

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Water found on Neptune-sized planet 124 light-years from Earth

The discovery of water vapor in the atmosphere of the planet opens up more understanding about planet formation and the possibility of life outside our solar system.

By September 24, 2014

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BlackBerry losses narrow, beat expectations, but sales fall

Fresh off the launch of its Passport smartphone, the struggling handset maker is on the slow road to recovery.

By September 26, 2014

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How to download the free U2 album

As part of the iPhone and Apple Watch launch, everyone with an iTunes account gets a free download of U2's latest album. Here's how to claim your copy.

By September 9, 2014