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Pa. couple found dead from overdoses after daughter alerts school

Pa. couple found dead from overdoses after daughter alerts school NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 8:08 PM A Pennsylvania couple was found dead in their home from suspected drug overdoses after their 7-year-old daughter told school ...

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Tech Tip: How Those Wireless Emergency Alerts Find You

Q. When I get an emergency alert on my phone for a certain area, how does the system know I’m in that location? Do these messages count against my monthly limit? A. The Wireless Emergency Alerts system, which allows government ...

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Cellphone Alerts Used in New York to Search for Bombing Suspect

All around New York City, cellphones blared on Monday morning with the dissonant, but familiar, tone of an emergency alert. But this time, the alert — typically used for weather-related advisories or abducted children — was different. For what is ...

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Tech Tip: Personalized Traffic Alerts From Google

Photo The Waze app, above, lets travelers share their traffic observations with other users, and is one of the information sources Google Maps uses to provide its road reports. Credit The New York Times Q. How does the Google Maps ...

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Mike and John on Annotation Terror and Annoying Video Alerts

John: Remember when Genius was just Rap Genius? Mike: I do. I actually really like the idea of annotating everything, but also it terrifies me to think of what people will append to my stuff. John: Genius is still figuring ...

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