Items tagged with alert

Cellphones have transformed the way society as a whole can receive important information from governmental entities. In Asia, Japan in particular, there are systems established to alert entire swaths of customers as to when potential storms are... Read more...
It's always great when we can catch up with China, isn't it?  After all, China used SMS alerts to warn citizens over Typhoon Kaemi in 2006.The plan stems from the Warning Alert and Response Network Act, a 2006 federal law that requires upgrades to the emergency alert system. The act requires the Federal... Read more...