Kari's Law: A 911 Fix That Will Make the US Safer


The 911 emergency number was created when telephones were connected by wires, before cellphones or VoIP in the home, and before Multi-Line Telephone Systems in the enterprise. In the early days, anyone could dial 911 for police, fire or medical emergencies. However, in 2017, dialing 911 unfortunately is no guarantee that a call for help will reach a 911 service that can identify the location of the caller immediately. When consumers dropped land lines and started using Internet phone services, a 911 problem surfaced.

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Apple prepares AirPod owners for the future by delaying shipping for weeks

With Apple steadily inching towards a future where wires are superfluous, the company in early September announced a new pair of wireless headphones called AirPods.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/26/apple-prepares-airpod-owners-for-future-by-delaying-shipping-for-weeks.html

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New supercapacitor technology could store, conduct power on the same copper wires

Copper supercapacitor
New energy storage technologies could allow copper wires to simultaneously conduct electricity and store power in a variety of applications, reducing our need for independent batteries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/183839-new-supercapacitor-technology-could-store-conduct-power-on-the-same-copper-wires

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