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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

T-Mobile CEO announces international call service, says his competition 'sucks' and is 'bloated'

Oct 10, 2013
T-Mobile CEO John Legere discusses his company's plans
Posted In: T-Mobile, cell phones

We check our phones over 100 times a day

Oct 8, 2013
In a 12-hour day, that's about once every six and a half minutes.
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FAA eases its rules on using electronic devices on planes

Sep 25, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration is relaxing the rules on electronic device use during takeoff and landing.
Posted In: Tech, cell phones, mobile, electronics, FAA, airplane, airports

Want to catch a criminal? There's an app for that.

Sep 16, 2013
A new app built by the Homeland Security Investigations unit is designed to catch criminals through crowd sourcing.
Posted In: criminals, Crime, sexual predators, apps, cell phones, Homeland Security

Apple launches iPhone trade-in program to shore up sales growth

Sep 9, 2013
Apple wants owners to sell their old iPhones back to the company for a discount on a new phone.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, cell phones, mobile

PayPal's updated mobile app changes purchasing experience

Sep 6, 2013
PayPal hopes their new app change will help bolster the company's mobile e-commerce.
Posted In: paypal, e-commerce, mobile apps, cell phones

Microsoft buys Nokia's devices for $7.2 billion

Sep 3, 2013
The tech giant is paying $ 2.2 billion to license Nokia patents.
Posted In: Microsoft, nokia, cell phones, windows, software

Text vs. phone data: Which is more valuable to the government?

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?
Posted In: Verizon, text messages, cell phones, data mining

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