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How is the government going to find anything in the Verizon phone data?

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?
Posted In: Verizon, data mining, cell phones, terrorism, security

Dinner time: Surrender your cell phones to dad

May 13, 2013
The story of how one family makes time for each other at dinner in our high tech, interconnected world.
Posted In: family, cell phone etiquette, cell phones

Media, cell phone companies exploring ways to lower data costs

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.
Posted In: media, second screen, cell phones

Siri, meet your new competitor, Google Now

Apr 30, 2013
Siri has some stiff competition in Google's Google Now, which just hit iPhone.
Posted In: siri, Google, cell phones

What to do with an old cell phone: Sell it!

Feb 19, 2013
Consumers are sitting on $33 billion worth of old, unused mobile phones.
Posted In: cell phones

President Obama's secret directive on cyber ops

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.
Posted In: cyberterrorism, cybersecurity, President Obama, cell phones

Cell phone location data raises protection/privacy issues

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.
Posted In: cell phones, data, privacy

Walmart, Target join the mobile payments race

Aug 15, 2012
Big retailers join the race to develop payment systems for mobile phones. But will consumers pay with smartphones instead of credit cards?
Posted In: mobile phone, mobile wallet, mobile payments, cell phones

Nokia hangs on, but announces $1.5 billion loss

Jul 19, 2012
Until this year, Nokia was the world's biggest maker of cell phones. Today the company announced a $1.5 billion quarterly loss and slashed the price of its new headline handset, the Lumia 900.
Posted In: nokia, cell phones, windows 8

Blackberry meets its shareholders

Jul 10, 2012
At Research in Motion's annual meeting, it was a mix of bad news and turnaround talk.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, cell phones

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