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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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Apple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay'

Apple's CEO publicly discussed his sexual orientation for the first time in an effort to help anyone "struggling to come to terms with who he or she is."

By October 30, 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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Finally! The phone-charging cable you've been waiting for

From the category of "what took so long" comes the Night Cable -- a 10-foot-long cord that just might end cable frustration forever.

By October 23, 2014

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Peeping teen in shower: I was checking if phone was waterproof

A UK teen found guilty of filming a woman in a shower insisted that he was merely a fascinated cell phone tester.

By October 27, 2014

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Google to pay fine for showing woman's cleavage on Street View

In Canada, a judge rejects the defense that once you are doing something in public, you have no right to privacy.

By October 30, 2014

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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