Electronic waste includes the likes of old cell phones, discarded computers, refrigerators, office electronic equipment, television sets and other entertainment electrical equipment, and it results in diverse effects on both the environment and on human beings.
When Eldorado Park Senior Secondary School, which is located in Johannesburg in South Africa, announced plans to have a cell phone mast on campus, school governing body chairman Lionel Billings found himself faced with an ultimatum from teachers
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West Africa is facing a growing tide of electronic waste, which is being generated by domestic consumption of both new and secondhand electronic and electrical equipment, including old cell phones, a new United Nations report claims.
Four recent robberies of cell phones at gun and knifepoint is proof of the need for a registry for cell phones, say police in Toronto in Canada.
A cell phone helped to save the life of a teenager in Syracuse in the United States after he was swept into the Oswego Harbor on Monday night and left moments away from hypothermia.
People use their cell phones in very different ways, with some relying primarily on voice features while others make use of their phones to stay connected to the Internet.
Nokia Corporation has announced its intention to end the assembling of cell phones in Europe by the end of the year as the company shifts production to Asia, cutting 4000 more jobs in the process in its latest bid to protect itself from the increasingly tough competition that it is facing in the smart-phone sector.
A cell phone thief who discovered images of child pornography on the device he stole turned himself into police in order to catch the pedophile.
A bill targeting the use of cell phones amongst teenage drivers has passed a second Senate reading by 19 to 9 as of Monday.