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May 8, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, May 8, 2012

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If you're in an emergency, you call 911. But what if you're in a situation where making a call would put you in danger? What if you're deaf and can't call? Starting next year, Verizon customers will be able to text to 911 instead of calling. But is it coming too late or being pushed ahead too soon? Also, folks at the Boston Globe newspaper are getting rid of the words yesterday, today and tomorrow in stories.

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If you’re in an emergency, you call 911. But what if you’re in a situation where making a call would put you in danger? What if you’re deaf and can’t call? Starting next year, Verizon customers will be able to text to 911 instead of calling. But is it coming too late or being pushed ahead too soon? Also, folks at the Boston Globe newspaper are getting rid of the words yesterday, today and tomorrow in stories.

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