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Parents' guide to kids and cellphones

These tips can help you decide whether your kid is ready for a cellphone, teach basic safety, explain responsible rules and set limits.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

GB Alderman floating the idea of banning hand-held cell phone use while driving.

Put down your cellphone while driving, or face a fine. That's the push a Green Bay alderman is making, when it comes to the city's roads.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

City code required cell phone tower to be disguised as tree

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - Local residents are questioning the undercover pine tree that's newly installed in their neighborhood on Canal Avenue behind the Lowe's parking lot.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Grandville, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Jenison, MI

Mobile industry scams, cramming, and the FTC's recommended changes

There are too many mobile scams around nowadays. So the FTC now recommends certain mobile industry changes to combat mobile cramming.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Marketing


Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, who say they approve of him as the firm's leader has dropped since the job cuts.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Cell Phones, Electronics, Glassdoor, Facebook, Opinion

Hassan signs handheld cellphone driving ban

The measure continues to allow adults to talk on cellphones while driving if they use hands-free phones, devices built into the vehicle and two-way radios.


Related Topix: Maggie Hassan, US Governors

The Columbus Dispatch

Cellphone carriers dropping pay-as-you-go plans

The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

MP calls for trial of phone-free beaches

We need to put down our mobile offices, and where better to do that than Bournemouth beach, says Tobias Ellwood as he calls for "quiet zones" on seafront PROPOSALS to introduce mobile-free zones on parts of Bournemouth beach have been put forward by Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood.


Related Topix: BBC, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wimmera Mail-Times

Yarriambiack Shire offers mobile phone black spot plea to Federal Government

YARRIAMBIACK Shire Council has ramped up its fight against mobile phone black spots with a plea to the Federal Government.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Scared Monkeys

38 Year Old Dundee Mom Jennifer Huston Missing Since 7/24/14 Last Seen in Newberg, OR

The Dundee mother of two was last seen on Thursday around 6:10 pm while purchasing gas at a Circle K/76 gas station in Newberg, Oregon.


Related Topix: Newberg, OR, Lexus LX 470, SUV, Lexus


Girl's Cell Phone Catches Fire While Under Her Pillow

I can't lie, I've fallen asleep with my phone tucked comfortably under my pillow.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

WHMI-FM Howell

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The incident disturbed land lines for numbers beginning with -223, which are most found in the western part of the county.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

$5,000 reward offered for information on woman missing 15 months

The family of a 60-year-old Pittsfield woman missing for more than a year has increased a reward for information that helps locate her to $5,000.


WFTV Orlando

Congress OKs unlocking phones from carriers

Sick of your wireless carrier but unwilling to give up your phone to make the switch? Pretty soon you'll have other options thanks to a bill just passed by Congress.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, AT&T, DMCA News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Cellphone "Unlocking" To Become Legal

Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can - at least in some instances - be used on other carriers.


Free Republic

Is this the world's first cell phone? Film from 1938 shows...

The mystery of how a woman could have been filmed while using a modern cell phone back in 1938 seems to have finally been solved.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Business Opportunities Weblog

World's First Mobile Phone?

People have been trying to create a portable phone since Alexander Graham Bell first attempts.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Lowell Sun

Mass. House OKs ban on robo-calls to cellphones

Mattapoisett Democrat Rep. William Straus said he first filed the bill last session because he noticed he was getting robo-calls and texts from businesses he had never heard of.


Related Topix: Mattapoisett, MA, Marketing


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.


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

KHOU-TV Houston

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, Fasting, Health