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Google Touts Google Maps’ Role in Emergency Preparedness – eWeek

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere eWeek Google Touts Google Maps’ Role in Emergency Preparedness eWeek The flexibility and potential benefits of using Google Maps when disasters strike was raised by Jay Remley, director of Google Maps for Business, … Continue reading

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You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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On Neighbors, Earthquakes and Terrorism

Yesterday I read an article called What to do in a Terrorist Attack in your Neighborhood on a website called RealEstateAgent.com. I thought why would this be relevant to me? I live in a country where the only terrorism attack … Continue reading

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Social Media Comes to the Rescue in the Wellington Floods

5m ago @CallahanMusic_ tweeted: “Just a shout out to the people affected ..” – read what others are saying and join the conversation. Source: twitter.com One of the great things about communities is how they rally together in times of … Continue reading

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Mobile apps to help with first aid instructions at war front AND at Home with Civil Defence

Here’s a timely innovation for Ukraine at war: applications that help people facing life-threatening injuries. Source: http://www.kyivpost.com We often talk about the positive technology outcomes from warfare, a consequence of budgets that are available for R&D. For example look at … Continue reading

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Fellows leverage mobile apps, social media to save lives in disaster – FederalNewsRadio.com

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Fellows leverage mobile apps, social media to save lives in disaster FederalNewsRadio.com When Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States, thousands of Americans had no power and little or no … Continue reading

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22 Apps to use when the big Wellington earthquake hits

What will you do if the big earthquake hits? Are there location based apps that can help and what lessons can we learn from previous earthquakes such as the ones that devastated buildings and people in Christchurch? The answer is … Continue reading

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7 Cool things that airlines could do with Google Glass that would add value

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Ever heard of an airline staff receiving and checking in a passenger at the counter using cutting-edge technology like Google Glass or a smartwatch? Yes, this is now a reality. The facility is … Continue reading

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Red Cross flood app takes safety mobile – hngnews.com

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere KARK Red Cross flood app takes safety mobile hngnews.com The Flood App, along with the others, can be found in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store for Android by searching … Continue reading

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The Ugandan traffic app to tackle corruption | Radio Netherlands Worldwide

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere The terrible roads of Uganda cause endless delays and kill thousands every year. Now an award-winning app is taking the fight against the main causes – bad governance and greedy contractors … Luigi Cappel‘s insight: … Continue reading

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