‘Black Friday’ is synonymous with getting up insanely early to find great deals at malls and stores all around town, but as cell phones become ever more popular, the day may also come to mean something else in the minds of many shoppers: cell phone tracking.
Boston University Police are searching for a thief who drives up to his victims on a moped, grabs their new or old cell phone from out of their hands and then rides off again.
A new cell phone handset shaped like a traditional telephone, complete with rounded receiver and transmitter, hand cradle and even the curly tinsel wire, is turning retro cool into a big seller, with cell phone users snapping up the product.
A company in Waterloo in Canada has created technology that allows traffic congestion to be monitored via the cell phone signals coming from motor vehicles.
Hackers can see text messages, listen in on every move and even identify someone’s precise physical location by hijacking a cell phone.
The victim of a robbery was left with the burglar’s prescription medication and his cell phone, only to get a call from an enraged wife wanting to know the location of her absent criminal husband.
United States senator Charles E Schumer is calling upon the House of Representatives to veto the legislation that will allow the revocation of the existing prohibition on automatic calls to the new and old cell phones of consumers, opening the door for floods of unwanted collection and marketing calls to users.
The third biggest cable company in the United States, Cox Communications, scrapped its cell phone service on Wednesday, claiming that it is pointless for it to continue trying to compete against the large cell phone companies.
GPS installed in a cell phone has saved the life of a female college student this week. The Ohio woman was the victim of an attempted kidnapping from a college campus in Brown County.
A man has been arrested in Vancouver in Canada after police looked at his old cell phone and found that he displayed his name as “Jason Pauchay Drug Dealer”.