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Using a cell phone while trapped on a plane (yes, seriously)

Nov 21, 2013
This week's sign that the apocalypse is upon us.
Posted In: fcc, airplanes, phones

The end of area codes: Why (212) won't mean anything

Mar 7, 2013
The FCC may allow Internet phone providers to assign any area code regardless of the customer’s actual geographic location. Do area codes still matter? How has our relationship with area codes evolved?
Posted In: phones, telephone number, area code

Comcast is giving away Internet phone calls

May 24, 2012
Is Voice Over Internet Protocol reliable? And what’s in it for Comcast?
Posted In: Comcast, phones, voip

Hacktivists outnumber regular hackers in data theft

Mar 23, 2012
A new report says hacktivist hacks now outnumber traditional for-profit cybercrime attacks. Plus, new efforts to stop cramming and gamers demand a better ending.
Posted In: Verizon, hacking, hacktivists, cramming, phones, video games

Did Alec Baldwin really need to stop playing Words With Friends?

Dec 9, 2011
How important is it to turn off gizmos on a plane?
Posted In: Travel, wifi, Kindle, iPad, phones, smartphones, hulu, facial recognition

Or you could get a different phone...

Oct 3, 2011
If you're sick of keeping up with the Joneses and getting a new phone every couple years, why not consider one that will last forever? Danish firm...
Posted In: phones, ridiculousness, Tech Report

Power Walker!

Aug 25, 2011
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin released a study showing how to power our Smartphones from the kinetic energy in our shoes. That means...
Posted In: energy, phones, power, shoes

Bono Mack wants answers by August 2

Jul 19, 2011
The Republican Representative from California sent a STRONGLY WORDED LETTER to the U.S. Telecom Association, the Information Technology Industry...
Posted In: bono mack, hacking, news corp, phone, phones, strongly worded letter, voice mail

FBI will probe News Corp for possible voice mail hacks in the US

Jul 15, 2011
The FBI says it's launching an investigation as to whether the same sort of voice mail hacking that has allegedly taken place in England may have...
Posted In: FBI, hacking, murdoch, news corp, phones

Pirate network for Libyan rebels now up and running

Apr 13, 2011
Col. Gadhafi cut off phone and internet service a month ago, and that's made things incredibly difficult for Libyan rebels. On the battlefield,...
Posted In: Libya, phones

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