FCC slams Verizon over loss of 911 during storm

The FCC is attempting to strengthen the reliability and resiliency of the US' 911 networks, after concluding that Verizon was responsible for the service outages last summer triggered by a major storm.

Garmin says 4G network will jam GPS and 911 systems

4G networks - a good thing, right? A super-fast data connection, access to anything, anywhere. But maybe not so great, says GPS manufacturer Garmin, if you want to know exactly where you are.