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1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

More Than 3 Million Smartphones Were Stolen Last Year

More than 3 million people had their smartphones stolen last year, many of which weren't sufficiently protected with as much as a simple passcode to keep the phone's data safe, according to a new survey.

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Related Topix: Electronics, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Boost Wallet is your personal bank right on your mobile device

In statistics from the 2011 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, it was discovered that greater than 20 percent of U.S. households depend on alternative financial services to help with their banking needs.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

10 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Sylvania rents cell antenna space

The equipment from the cell phone carriers that is connected to the antennas are kept inside of a shed at the base of the water tower.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NewsandSentinel.com

Cell phones a tough sell for some businesses

While individuals have long been eschewing traditional landlines in favor of their more mobile counterparts, businesses have been slower to cast off traditional phone service and make the switch to mobile.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

The Indian Express

Mobile phone is a commodity

The mobile is like commodity rice and bread where no brand has yet established its pull nor tangibly shown any better benefit.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Manmohan Singh, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Opinion

East Anglian Daily Times

Colchester: Three homes targeted by burglars

Entry was gained to a house in Marram Close, in Stanway, by smashing the glass in French doors to the rear of the property and then reaching in to use the key in the lock.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Computers, Electronics, Cellphones

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.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Prison

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

SiliconValley.com

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.

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

FindLaw

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Illinois

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

CNN

Text as ship rolled: 'We are not dead'

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

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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.

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Examiner.com

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 ."

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Family, Parenting

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