Category Archives: Regulatory & Security

Clock Begins Ticking for 911 System Improvements

Clock Begins Ticking for 911 System Improvements

A fire engine is parked on Pacific Coast Highway as the Springs Fire burns in the hills. Calls to 911 are one of the keys ways fires can be caught early, but the technology behind geo-location is dated. Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters “911, what is your emergency?” Thanks to depictions in […] Click to view full article

Companies ‘Must See Cyber Attacks as Inevitable’

Companies ‘Must See Cyber Attacks as Inevitable’

Business An employee works near screens in the virus lab at the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs in Moscow July 29, 2013. Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters A top executive from the firm whose forensic experts investigated the Sony Corporation cyberhack last year says we “shouldn’t be surprised” by […] Click to view full article

Does California Need Rain, Rationing or Prices?

Does California Need Rain, Rationing or Prices?

A water line is seen on the banks of Lake Cachuma where the water has receded, in Santa Barbara, California, on March 27, 2015. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters California is in the midst of a crisis. Its gorgeous weather has turned against it as its fourth year of drought drags on. […] Click to view full article

Draft U.S. rules on commercial drones keep some limits

Draft U.S. rules on commercial drones keep some limits

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules on Sunday for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar activities such as the delivery of packages and inspection of pipelines that have been eyed by companies as a potentially breakthrough use of the […] Click to view full article

Cyclone Pam Is Just the Start

Cyclone Pam Is Just the Start

An aerial view of the destruction after Cyclone Pam hit Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, on March 17, 2015. Edgar Su/Reuters In the wake of island nation Vanuatu’s devastation by Cyclone Pam, in which 320 mile-per-hour winds killed dozens of people and destroyed […] Click to view full article