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Harvard hangs up its landlines

Aug 28, 2014
The push is on to pull the plug on yesterday's phones.
Posted In: HarvardX, harvard, landlines, cell phones

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phones, bills, hidden fees

PODCAST: Dealing with high frequency trading

Apr 1, 2014
Retail store are looking to get more foot traffic with cell phone charging stations. And Netflix gets Frank Underwood to lobby for them.
Posted In: Wall Street, high frequency trading, netflix, house of cards, cell phones, Retail

Shop and charge: stores offer cellphone charging

Mar 31, 2014
Brick-and-mortar shops are providing free cellphone charging
Posted In: cell phones, Retail

If adults use their phones more than teens, then who's "addicted"?

Jan 27, 2014
One teen says "Look at the data." Not on your phone.
Posted In: Youth Radio, cell phones, teenagers

Mobile messaging is more popular than ever. But not TEXT messaging.

Jan 15, 2014
Messaging is driving a huge spike in mobile use. But text messaging has actually decreased. So what gives?
Posted In: mobile, cell phones, text messaging, apps

T-Mobile tries to make plan-changing painless

Jan 9, 2014
Cellular phone carriers like T-Mobile offer incentives to switch networks, but for some consumers it's too much of a hassle.
Posted In: T-Mobile, AT&T, cell phones

2014 is not the year to text while driving

Dec 27, 2013
California, Illinois, and Oregon are just three of the states changing their hands-free, cell phone driving rules next year.
Posted In: cell phones, distracted driving

Why are cell phone carriers rejecting the 'kill switch'?

Dec 11, 2013
The 'kill switch' is an anti-theft technology designed for cell phones. But not everyone is on board. Now the Attorney General of New York wants to know why.
Posted In: cell phones, kill switch

The latest technological advance in the fight against malaria? The cell phone

Dec 11, 2013
A researcher at Harvard shows sometimes tracking cell phones can be a good thing.
Posted In: malaria, cell phones

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