Cingular, Radio Shack Work On Wireless AMBER Alert System

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Cingular and Radio Shack are working together on a wireless AMBER Alert System for users of cell phones and wireless network devices. The AMBER Alerts will be a free, opt-in service that will notify cell phone users in a given geographic area to newly-filed missing children notices in their region via SMS text messages.

You can read the article by Akweli Parker @ Cingular, RadioShack to team up on missing-children alerts.