With used cell phones, microwaves, and computers among the many electronic gadgets spreading like wildfire across the world, the question of how to ensure these items are disposed of in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner is an ever more pertinent one.
Chrysler has joined Ford and Verizon Wireless in endorsing the bill to make using a new or old cell phone while operating a motor vehicle illegal throughout the whole of the United States.
The scandal that began with the revelation that a private investigator hired by the now defunct News of the World newspaper had hacked into the used cell phone of a murdered 13 year old schoolgirl has been taken up yet another level by the resignation of Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson and the arrest of former News International executive Rebekah Brooks.
Statistics released by Pew and the American Life Project reveal that 83% of Americans own a cell phone and 42% of those are smartphones.
The hacking of used cell phones by News Corp journalists has caused a huge scandal and dealt a massive blow to Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in the United Kingdom.
A new depot intended to recycle old cell phones and other forms of electronic waste is about to open in Australia courtesy of Kurrajong Warata.
The issue of privacy relating to used cell phones has been called into question by lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce committee in Congress in the United States.
On Tuesday, Microsoft dashed all hopes that there would ever be a Windows Phone 7 tablet to go with our Windows Phone 7 smartphones. But, it isn’t all bad news, as Windows 8 is around the corner and that will be on tablets.
The manufacturers of cell phones and other electronic items are the target of new laws by the government in India.
US senators are demanding an investigation into Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in the wake of the revelations about the hacking of used cell phones by News Corp in the United Kingdom