“It’s been working out excellent,” Petersburg Police Department Chief James Kerr said. “It’s designed for the hearing impaired or domestic violence situations. If you can’t talk to the dispatch, but you need help, you can text.”
A third-party provider helped implement the technology with the two police departments.
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DUTCH COURT: UBER DRIVERS COVERED BY TAXI LABOR AGREEMENT
A court in Amsterdam ruled this week that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers’ collective labor agreement — meaning they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi drivers. Uber said it would appeal the ruling.
UN URGES MORATORIUM ON USE OF AI THAT IMPERILS HUMAN RIGHTS
The U.N. human rights chief is calling for a moratorium on the use of artificial intelligence technology that poses a serious risk to human rights, including face-scanning systems that track people in public spaces.
WALMART QUASHES CRYPTOCURRENCY PARTNERSHIP CLAIM
Walmart denied any partnership with the digital currency Litecoin after a fake news release led to a brief flurry of inaccurate reports from national news outlets and social media users.
BILLIONAIRE COHEN TO INVEST IN NEW CRYPTO TRADING FIRM RADKL
A cryptocurrency company launched by partners of a major Wall Street trading firm said Tuesday that it has snagged the support of billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen, as big names from the traditional financial world continue to embrace the industry surrounding crypto.
PANDEMIC HASN'T DIMMED BOEING'S ROSY PREDICTION FOR PLANES
Boeing said this week that the airline industry is showing signs of recovering from the pandemic, and it raised its bullish prediction about demand for airline and military planes and other aerospace products and services.
MAGNET MILESTONES MOVE DISTANT NUCLEAR FUSION DREAM CLOSER
Teams working on two continents have marked similar milestones in their respective efforts to tap an energy source key to the fight against climate change: They’ve each produced very impressive magnets.
APPLE FIXES SECURITY HOLE REPORTEDLY USED TO HACK AN IPHONE
Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action.
GENERAL PROMISES US ‘SURGE' AGAINST FOREIGN CYBERATTACKS
The general who leads U.S. efforts to thwart foreign-based cyberattacks, and punish those responsible, says he’s mounting a “surge” to fight incursions that have debilitated government agencies and companies responsible for critical infrastructure.
AMAZON BRINGS PALMSWIPING TECH TO RED ROCKS CONCERT VENUE
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Sports Cars For the Wrist: Porsche Design Custom-Built Timepieces Program
The user has the opportunity to customize the signature element of the self-winding movement, the new COSC chronometer-certified Caliber WERK 01.100, developed in-house at Porsche Design Timepieces AG in Switzerland.
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