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2 hrs ago | The Wave

Santa Ana puts utility user tax for prepaid cellphones on November ballot

Santa Ana residents who communicate using a prepaid wireless phone could soon be levied a Utility Users Tax if voters approve a measure this November that would also lower the tax.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

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: Cell Phones, Electronics, Family, Parenting

NBC San Diego

4th Naval Officer Charged in Navy Bribery Scandal

A fourth U.S. Navy officer has been implicated in a far-reaching bribery scandal involving a defense contractor's CEO, an NCIS agent and multiple senior naval officials.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, Japan,

The Miami Herald

Senate approves hand-held cellphone ban in NH

Hand-held cellphone use would be banned while driving in New Hampshire in mid-2015 under a bill passed Thursday by the Senate.


Related Topix: Bluetooth, Maggie Hassan, US Governors


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

The Red Ferret Journal

Cell Phone Recon - set up your very own NSA operation from your laptop

How would you like to set up your very own security service? You know, like spying on people, keeping tabs on their conversations, all the things our governments enjoy so much right now? You would? Great.


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, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Exploding Cell Phone Battery Injures Woman At Hialeah Gym

It's something you hope would never happen to you. Surveillance video shows smoke pouring out of a man's pocket after a cell phone battery exploded.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Hear 2.0

Radio and the Future of Mobile Phones

Project Ara is Google's attempt to make a mobile device where the major components, including the camera, speakers, GPS and other common features of modern smartphones, can be swapped out for new ones, mixing and matching modules to customise the phone to do what the user needs it to do.


Related Topix: Cameras, Speakers

Bellingham Herald

Even in the digital age, what's old is new again for some

Intense, driven, focused on detail, slightly disheveled, the consumer advocate and former presidential candidate has a large electronic footprint on the Internet and social media.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Computers

The Huffington Post

Awesome App Lets Strangers Turn Your Selfies Into Works Of Art

The French Girls app has users upload selfies and post them anonymously to the feed.


Cool Hunting

Ultimate Reality: Augmented reality's next step, tested in a recent...

If you live in New York City, you might have seen big ads for the History Channel's "Vikings" program on bus shelters and phone kiosks; if you've noticed fans waving their cellphones in front of them, it means you've also spotted BPG 's "Ultimate Reality" in action.


Related Topix: Cameras, Arts, Photography

Science Daily

New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

A breakthrough in the design of signal amplifiers for mobile phone masts could deliver a massive 200MW cut in the load on UK power stations, reducing CO2 emissions by around 0.5 million tonnes a year.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Unilever pursues Indian villagers with free music on cellphones

Fair and Lovely, a Hindustan Unilever product, is sold at a stop in Mumbai, India.


Related Topix: World News, India, Bollywood, Mobile Marketing, Marketing


Cell phone made for kids coming to market

A new cell phone marketed to children as young as 5 isn't in stores yet, but it's being advertised all over the internet.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Kids, Family, Electronics


UPDATE 1-Pakistan's long awaited 3G, 4G auction draws dismal response

A dismal response in this week's auction for next-generation cellphone spectrum licences means cash-strapped Pakistan will struggle to fund its budget this year, finance and IT ministry officials and telecom industry executives told Reuters.


Bellingham Herald

Poll: Christie regaining, but Clinton trounces entire GOP field

This survey of 1,212 adults was conducted April 7-10 by the Marist Poll sponsored in partnership with McClatchy.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Democrat

Marietta Times

Cell vs. landline

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.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Marietta, OH


Ex-Murdoch editor says he played no part in murdered girl phone hacking

Andy Coulson, a former Rupert Murdoch editor, said on Tuesday he had played no part in the hacking of the mobile phone messages of murdered British teenager Milly Dowler, the revelation that led to the closure of the News of the World tabloid.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics


How phones work in flight

The lack of phone calls, texts or social media postings from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has raised a number of questions about how cell phones work on airplanes.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth