Apple says it's working with a startup to automatically share the locations of iPhone users with 911 operators in an emergency. Only 911 centers will have access to the information, Apple said.
"Ain't nobody got time for this. For real," Williams reportedly was recorded saying after ending a call in which a security guard tried to report cars racing on a Houston-area interstate.
Fifty years ago, the Alabama Telephone Co. heard AT&T was creating a three-digit emergency number. So it decided to beat AT&T to the punch — and made the first 911 call in the town Haleyville.
If you call 911 from inside a tall building, emergency responders may have difficulty finding you. Cellphone GPS technology currently doesn't work well indoors — but the FCC hopes to change that.