There is to be a workshop on the issue of electronic waste at the African Utility Week, which takes place in May. While few would argue that the technological explosion, witnessed over the course of the last 30 years, has not brought about many advantages, bringing about instant connectivity to anywhere in the world and many advances in the fields of mobile telephony, broadcasting equipment and computer hardware.
The great majority of people who have traveled on planes will have witnessed someone shutting off their new or old cell phone after being told to by airline staff. The debate as to whether or not leaving a cell phone on during either take-off or landing really is dangerous was highlighted recently when actor Alec […]
A recommendation by the TNPCB (Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board) to set up collection centers for electronic waste in Chennai is gathering dust with sources from corporations claiming that many people simply refuse to hand their goods over for free at such places. The city generates over 30,000 tons of electronic waste, including the likes […]
One of the best things about getting a new cell phone is the chance to try out the latest features. For some cell phone users, however, one of those recent improvements to cell phone functionality is coming at a significant cost.
Police have arrested an Asheville man who broke into someone’s car and then tried to sell the items he stole back to the owner, together with some marijuana.
This week, the United States Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in favor of privacy rights. That case involved the secret attachment of a GPS tracking device onto a vehicle.
In a network maintenance mistake of cataclysmic proportions, the customers of a cellular network in Europe had their private information exposed to websites which they visited using their smart-phones. The massive breach in security went on for over two weeks before being fixed yesterday morning.
An alias, a sketch and a cell phone number helped deputy US Marshals, State police and Westport police to track down murder suspect Andrew Robert Levene across Western Europe before finally catching up with him in Spain on Monday night.
Two years after a ban on texting while driving was imposed on motorists in Illinois, lawmakers in the state are considering whether or not the time may have come to ban the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle altogether.
Public safety agencies are urging the residents of Maricopa County to register their cell phone numbers on the internet in order to be eligible for reverse 911 notifications.