Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Jun 6, 2013 Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Janell Burley Hofmann
May 13, 2013 The story of how one family makes time for each other at dinner in our high tech, interconnected world.
May 10, 2013 Media companies are considering subsidizing data-plan costs so smartphone users will keep watching video, wireless carriers will keep data revenue, and streaming shows can sell more ads.
Apr 30, 2013 Siri has some stiff competition in Google's Google Now, which just hit iPhone.
Feb 19, 2013 Consumers are sitting on $33 billion worth of old, unused mobile phones.
Nov 15, 2012 The president has reportedly signed a directive that could change the way the government could fight cyber terrorism. Also, cell phones that can get a charge from a good shake, and climate change's impact on satellites.
Oct 1, 2012 California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill over the weekend that would have made it harder for police use cell phones to track suspects' locations. Similar debates about protection versus privacy are happening around the country.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 16, 2012 Big retailers join the race to develop payment systems for mobile phones. But will consumers pay with smartphones instead of credit cards?