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18 min ago | Hot Air

Study: Law banning cell phones while driving doesn't reduce accident rate

But are they really saving themselves? Though the laws are largely noncontroversial, they're also hard to enforce, and increasingly look ineffective, according to studies of their real-life track records.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Colorado School of Mines, US News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Obama To Sign Bill Making It Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

JANUARY 23: Obsucred by guests' mobile phone cameras, U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks before taking questions during a reception for about 250 mayors from across the country in the East Room of the White House January 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Russia Taday

Legislation allowing US consumers to unlock their cell phones clears Congress

The US House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation on Friday that would allow consumers to "unlock" their cell phones in order to switch wireless networks.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, DMCA News

Examiner.com

Cell phone explodes: Texas teen's Samsung phone catches fire under her pillow

A Texas teenager woke up in the middle of the night when she smelled something burning, but she wasn't sure exactly what it was.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Brandon Sun

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Electronics

News Times

Sikorsky union chief accused of

The top official of the union representing Sikorsky Aircraft Co. employees has been accused by an independent review board of embezzling at least $13,000 in union funds.

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Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Electronics, Stratford, CT, Bridgeport, CT

Click2Houston

3 men caught on camera in cell phone store robbery

Police have released surveillance video in the hopes of catching three men wanted in an armed robbery of a cell phone store last week.

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Related Topix: Electronics

The Economist

Siemens: Fixing the German dynamo

LIVED companies can change radically over time. Nokia, for example, began in 1865 as a pulp mill; recently it sold its mobile-phone business to Microsoft and now it mainly makes networking equipment.

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Related Topix: Siemens AG, Microsoft, Electronics

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Economist

Microsoft: Cloud lifting

NO ONE could mistake Satya Nadella for Steve Ballmer, his predecessor as Microsoft's boss.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cellphones, Computers

Great Bend Tribune

How to save hundreds on your family's cell phone bill

Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Information Technology

Voxox Announces Multiple New Features of Its Virtual PBX Service 'Cloud Phone'

Voxox, the most comprehensive cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, today announced the latest release of the company's virtual focuses on popular telephony features for companies with one to 10 employees.

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

Andover Advertiser

23 years for pizza driver's killer

Shamraze Khan, with Kasim Ahmed have been jailed over the murder of pizza delivery driver Thavisha Lakindu Peiris in Sheffield A "habitual street robber" who stabbed a pizza delivery driver to death for his mobile phone has been told he must serve at least 23 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Iol.co.za

Swatch denies working with Apple

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch, a wearable device with interactive functions.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cellphones, Electronics, iPhone

Maldonandburnham Standard

Man mugged for his mobile phone by two cyclists near Morrisons supermarket in Maldon

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was mugged for his mobile phone by two cyclists near the Maldon Morrisons supermarket.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Reuters

LG Electronics beats second-quarter estimates as mobile division turns profit

LG Electronics Inc reported on Thursday its strongest quarterly profit in more than three years, beating analyst estimates thanks to a pickup in television sales and a turnaround in its mobile phone business.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, TV, Cellphones, Marketing

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yahoo!

MH17 victims' phones 'answered by looters'

A pro-Russian separatist holds a stuffed toy found at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Click2Houston

Pregnant woman among 2 pistol-whipped during cell phone store robbery

Investigators say two employees, one of them pregnant, were pistol-whipped during a violent holdup at a T-Mobile store in Cypress.

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Related Topix: Electronics, T-Mobile

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Fire Marshal: Electrical failure caused Newman Grove, NE house fire

An investigation from the State Fire Marshal's office concluded the fire started due to an electrical short in the garage and moved towards the house.

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Related Topix: Fire, Newman Grove, NE, Cellphones, Electronics

Business Know-How Newsletter

Cell Phone Payment Solutions for Small Business

If you sell at craft shows, conventions, concerts, or anywhere you won't have access to your merchant account system, then cell phone based credit card processing could be just the solution you need.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Cellphones, Personal Finance, Electronics, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple Store, iPhone

Malvern Gazette

Hoax 999 calls do not charge phones, police warn

BLACKBERRY users fooled by a bogus claim that calling 999 and hanging up will charge their phones could be putting people's lives in danger.

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Related Topix: Electronics

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