(AP) -- Phone service often cuts out when it's needed the most - when disaster strikes.
The European Commission on Thursday ordered 21 EU states to get their act together and meet a deadline to install a pan-European mobile satellite network under its broadband-for-all drive.
A threat by Indonesia to curb BlackBerry smartphone services unless the company filters pornographic sites prompted a wave of angry protests online on Sunday.
During the 2007 mass shooting at Virginia Tech, desperate students attempted to text the 911 emergency service.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Instantly deployable James Bond-style information and communication technologies are now available to coordinate disaster response among diverse agencies and NGOs, thanks to European researchers.
(PhysOrg.com) -- An international team led by a University of Cincinnati researcher has shown how a bacterial community evolves to survive hostile host defenses in the body.
On September 11, firefighters, police officers and ambulance workers faced a terrifying rescue effort in the World Trade Center complex. They battled to save people from the collapsing Twin Towers, searched for survivors, ...
(AP) -- Text messaging, Twitter and social networking Web sites could help families stay in touch in the wake of a disaster, a national safety group said Tuesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new approach to wireless communication will guarantee the reachability of emergency services in a better way. 'Cognitive radio', for which Qiwei Zhang (CTIT) developed new techniques, borrows free space ...