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Apple will share your location with 911 responders - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Apple's making it easier for emergency personnel to find you, JPEG has a potential successor and why net neutrality supports are cringing at AT&T-Time Warner.
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Apple's Latest iOS 12 Feature Will Save Lives by Pushing Your Location to 911

1 month ago   |   By Wired

Forget memoji. Apple's push to transmit instant, accurate locations during emergency calls will have a profound effect for first responders.
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Apple iOS 12 update will include precise location data if you call 911

Apple iOS 12 update will include precise location data if you call 911

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

Apple says tech from RapidSOS will pinpoint your location in a 911 call, Microsoft snaps up student video maker company FlipGrid, we bring the bump and new audio tech to a DT staffer's mature car.
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Apple finally lets US callers share their location with 911

Apple finally lets US callers share their location with 911

1 month ago   |   By The Next Web

Apple today announced iOS 12 would have a new feature which enables US-based users to automatically share their location with emergency services when they call 911. This new location-sharing would allow 911 centers to find callers location faster and with much greater accuracy than they can under the current system - and finally brings US users up to speed with those in Europe. As Apple itself astutely observed, most 911 calls made these days come from mobile devices. To redress the fact that most 911 call centers have trouble locating such calls, Apple is collaborating with RapidSOS, an...
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IOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone location with 911 centers

IOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone location with 911 centers

1 month ago   |   By PhoneDog

We already know that iOS 12 will include new features like improved performance, a focus on digital wellness, and Memoji, and now Apple has revealed another significant new feature that's coming with the update to iOS 12.
With iOS 12, iPhone owners will be able to automatically share their location data when they dial 911. Apple explains that it'll use RapidSOS's IP-based data pipeline to securely share an iPhone owners HELO info when 911 call centers. This system will integrate with many 911 call centers' existing software.
HELO data estimates a 911 caller's location data using cell...
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Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems

Apple adds secure emergency location features to get ahead of smartphones' 911 problems

1 month ago   |   By PC World

Apple has announced a new feature in iOS 12 that will securely and accurately relay your location when you dial 911.
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Are you okay with Apple sharing your location with 911? video - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

From the 3:59 show: A look at Apple making it easier for emergency responders find you.
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