Archive: August 13th, 2012

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Police embrace emerging social media tool

Minutes after a shooting near the Oakland Airport this year, the gunman was on the loose. And police Sgt. Chris Bolton quickly fired off a flurry of text alerts to thousands of nearby residents through a social media tool for law enforcement agencies.

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran Plans To Stop Using The Internet By 2013

Iran is planning on on joining the list of nations abandoning the global internet for their own national intranet, and officials say that the transition may be completed by 2013.