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48 min ago | Big News Network.com

3 Charged With Attempted Murder In Windsor Mill Cell Phone Robbery

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Related Topix: Windsor Mill, MD, Electronics

1 hr ago | Switched

How the Ferguson Protests Convinced Me We Don't Need Cell Phone Kill Switches

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a bill that requires all smartphones sold in California to come with mandatory "kill switches."

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Electronics, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Violent Crime

3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Uber Faces Storm Over Controversial Recruitment Tactics

Uber is coming under fire after admitting to a controversial internal program it developed to poach drivers from car-sharing rival Lyft.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Christie bridge scandal panel subpoenas texts between Christie and aide

TRENTON - The legislative committee investigating the politically motivated closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge has enlisted a cell phone carrier's help in retrieving deleted text messages between Gov. Chris Christie and an aide.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Chris Christie, US Governors, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Apple, Samsung face $3.9 Bbllion wall to splling phones in China

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S, left, and Apple's iPhone 4 at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, South Korea, World News, Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Telecom, China Mobile, China Telecom Corporation

12 hrs ago | Wired

How Cops and Hackers Could Abuse California's New Phone Kill-Switch Law

Beginning next year, if you buy a cell phone in California that gets lost or stolen, you'll have a built-in ability to remotely deactivate the phone under a new "kill switch" feature being mandated by California law - but the feature will make it easier for police and others to disable the phone as well, raising concerns among civil liberties ... (more)

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Related Topix: Electronics, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

16 hrs ago | Motorbiker.org

What Motorcyclists Had To Do Before The Mobile Phone

Remember the days before we had mobile phones? Nowadays if you want to make a phone call while riding your motorcycle, you stop, grab your mobile phone and make the call now matter where you are.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Someone stole copper ground bars last week from an AT&T cell phone tower building and the tower itself, police said.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Click2Houston

Cell phone confiscation policies vary from district to district

August 26, 2014: School districts in our area have collected hundreds of thousands of dollars from confiscated cellular phones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Education Etc.

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man arrested 2 years after indictment for sending inappropriate photos to teen

After two years on the run, Marshall Count investigators said they've tracked won a man who sent inappropriate photos to a teenage girl.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Albertville, AL

GigaOM

It's not just the Fire Phone: Looks as if Amazon doesn't...

If a recent sales estimate is in the ballpark, then Amazon hasn't sold many Fire Phones at all.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Internet, Science / Technology

Patch.com

New Law: Gov. Signs Bill for 'Kill Switch' Requirement on Cell Phones Sold in Calif.

Authored by state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, Senate Bill 962 requires all smartphones sold in the state to come equipped with anti-theft technology.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Electronics, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Light Reading

Swisscom Intros WLAN Interworking

Switzerland is served by one of the best mobile networks in Europe. 94% of the population can use Swisscom's fast, cutting-edge 4G/LTE network.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

GigaOM

Mobile phone "kill switches" to be law in California, but critics worry about misuse

California finally passed a kill switch law for cell phones. Here's a quick explanation of how it works, and why not everyone is thrilled about it.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Electronics, iCloud, Science / Technology

WJRT

Good2GoA Releases Cell Phone Safety Discount in AZ

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TheStreet.com

Best Buy Earnings - Why Wall Street Hated Them

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Cellphones, Electronics

TechSpot

Motorola adds Tile-like functionality to Skip mobile phone accessory

Motorola launched a smartphone accessory called the Skip last year alongside the Moto X .

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

This Is Leicestershire

Mobile phone app 'will bring Leicester Castle to life'

It may be centuries old, but Leicester Castle will soon be using the latest technology to give visitors personalised guided tours through their mobile phones.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cellphones, Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

3G

Opera becomes default browser on Microsoft feature phones

In a surprise move Microsoft has decided to equip its feature phones with Opera Mini rather than the company's own Internet Explorer browser.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Cellphones, Electronics, Opera Software

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Straits Times

Prolonged use of mobile phones bad for school test scores: Japan study

Children who spend more than four hours a day on their mobile phone perform significantly worse in school tests than those who are limited to just 30 minutes, a Japanese government survey has found.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

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