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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

Free phones for crims in reform plan

Criminals are being given free mobile phones in a bid to stop them reoffending when they get out of jail.


Related Topix: Electronics, Prison

5 hrs ago | West Australian

Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cellphones, Electronics, Marketing, Computers, PC

9 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Phones for kids

Sprint released a cell phone designed for 5 through 12-year-olds this month, another milestone in technology evolution that begs the consideration of how young is too young for a child to have a cell phone.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Cellphones, Electronics, Parenting, Marietta, OH, iPhone

13 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Basic phones almost extinct in US

The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Navi Mumbai college fines students Rs 5,000 for using cell phones

Forget a quick conversation even being seen with their phone is a strict no-no for students of SIES Graduate School of Technology, Nerul; the fine is extracted at all costs, even if it comes in installments At SIES Graduate School of Technology in Nerul, talk is anything but cheap especially if it's on a mobile phone.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Wolverton: Samsung misses target with new Galaxy S5

An employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, South Korea, World News, Cameras, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone


Coming Soon? Opt-In Anti-Theft Kill Switch and Facebook e-Wallet

Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, California, California Government, Electronics, Amazon

Belleville News Democrat

Coming Sunday: Heavenly hats, drivers who still use cell phones, Blues and Cards

Be sure to get the Sunday News-Democrat for the latest and best news, features and sports coverage in the metro-east.


Related Topix: Electronics, Illinois

District 140 Parents Fight Against Proposed Cell Phone Towers on School Grounds

Parents in Kirby District 140 are rallying against companies' desire to erect a cell phone tower on local school property.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Tinley Park, IL

Palo Verde Valley Times

Chuckawalla donates 522 cell phones to domestic violence victims

Pictured, left to right: CVSP Community Resource Manager Kenny Kalian; Blythe Mayor Mike Evans; CVSP Sgt.


Related Topix: Electronics, Blythe, CA, State Prisons, Chuckawalla Valley State Prison, Prison, Riverside County, CA

The Washington Post

HTC Said to Hire Former Samsung U.S. Mobile Marketing Chief

HTC Corp hired the former head of marketing at Samsung Electronics Co.' s U.S. mobile phone business as an adviser to Chairman Cher Wang, according to two people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: HTC, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Cellphones, Electronics, World News, Taiwan


Text as ship rolled: 'We are not dead'

A passenger describes women screaming in the darkness. A father learns his child is trapped.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Electronics, South Korea, World News, Asia,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Evening News

Police urge people to lock up after walk-in burglaries in Norwich's Golden Triangle

Police are urging people living in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich to be on their guard following two walk-in burglaries.


Related Topix: Electronics

Shannon Beador bans mobile phones due to safety? 'RHOC' star's kid without cell

Shannon Beador revealed a new type of parenting when she started on "The Real Housewives of Orange County ."


Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Family, Parenting


Kill Switches Coming to Cell Phones to Help Lower Thefts

Smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015 will have a so-called kill switch. The features will allow owners to remotely delete data and make their smartphone inoperable if the phone is lost or stolen.


Related Topix: Electronics


US Mobile Phones Will Come Standard With Kill...

One line from the otherwise regrettable "The Hangover Part III" rings true for most of us.


Related Topix: Electronics, The Hangover Part III, Zach Galifianakis, AT&T

The Wichita Eagle

Miley Cyrus sends fans 5 a.m. hospital selfie

Miley Cyrus pulled out her cell phone at 5 a.m Thursday to show her Instagram followers what early morning looks like in the hospital.


Related Topix: Electronics, Medicine, Wichita, KS

PC World

Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Electronics

The Age

Human microchipping: under your skin

Thousands of technology enthusiasts use it as the ultimate app, enabling them to lock and unlock their homes, cars, computers and mobile phones with a simple wave of a hand.


Related Topix: Electronics, Science / Technology, RFID News, Robots

Tay AM

Ferry Disaster: Desperate Texts During Sinking

Mobile phone footage and messages from passengers suggest they were advised to stay stay where they were as they vessel listed severely to one side.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Cellphones, Electronics