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Business News: FloodMapp, Ironshore, Sedgwick

FloodMapp Announces U.S. Launch of Flood-Prediction Technology FloodMapp, a firm founded in Brisbane, Australia that provides predictive flood modeling, will soon offer its product in Texas and Florida. The company said in a press release that FloodMapp uses a proprietary …

Drive Sober App Available for Wyoming Drivers

A new smartphone app gives people who have had too much to drink in Wyoming another way to find a ride home. The Governor’s Council on Impaired Driving announced the launch of the Drive Sober Wyoming app this past week. …

Water Pollution Can be Reported Via New Jersey Smartphone App

A free smartphone app is letting people report oil spills, debris fields and even algae blooms and jellyfish swarms in waterways around the world. The Marine Defenders app lets people instantly file reports that go to a central pollution database …

Avalanche Snow App Ready for Smartphones

A Boulder company has developed a free app for smartphones to provide avalanche-safety tools that can help save the lives of hikers and skiers in Colorado’s backcountry. Boulder’s Backcountry Access co-founder Bruce Edgerly says he regularly interviews avalanche survivors to …