EMS dispatch uses color-coded maps to track and to anticipate emergency calls. The program is called MARVLIS, or Mobile Area Routing Vehicle Location Information System. Based on its predictions, ambulances are pre-positioned in different neighborhoods.
Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM Corp. already has a partnership with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where Watson is also used to help treat cancer.
Both Nassau and Suffolk counties credit the new method for some of the lowest crime stats on record. The programs were modeled after the NYPD’s CompStat efforts.
With the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.
The special offer looks like it’s coming from an Verizon Wireless customer service phone number. But it’s really a scam.
Children trying to get their parents’ attention have some serious competition. You could call it “distracted parenting,” when mom and dad pay more attention to their smartphone than their kids.
Democratic Rep. Steve Israel and Republican Rep. Peter King said they will introduce the bill, titled the Emergency Responder Radio Communications Protection Act, in Congress this week.
About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.
Upcoming ATM upgrades will allow you to do everything from apply for a loan, to planning your retirement.
Three former executives conspired to hide a law firm’s snowballing financial problems from auditors and even their own partners as it headed toward collapse in the nation’s biggest law firm bankruptcy, prosecutors said Thursday.
Microgrids are a means of providing power when storms knock out electricity to entire communities. Microgrids are fueled by natural gas and will provide hubs of power where they’re built.
Studies show it’s easier for people to tell the truth through texting than face to face or on the phone. As a result, counseling centers across the country are offering “text for help hotlines.”
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been asking Facebook to adopt such restrictions, as have Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action.
The tablets will make their way into the field over the next three months and will give officers access to a wide array of information.
Meetup.com was back online Monday, after a series of massive denial-of-service attacks that lasted off and on for four days.