The Environmental Investigations Agency (EIA) is calling for the government of the United Kingdom to take action and put in place tighter regulations of the companies that are assigned the responsibility for the recycling of the country’s electronic waste, including old cell phones.
Old cell phone contracts that force consumers into difficult positions are the target of new legislation in Manitoba in the United States.
The wireless communications industry may not be too worried just yet, but industry analysts say that maybe they just ought to be, with speculation rising that wireless carriers will sooner or later be replaced by data networks which will be capable of sending everything currently able to be sent on an old cell phone, including text messages, voice calls and videos, which currently have to be sent over two separate networks – one for data and one for voice – and costs more accordingly.
An advisory panel to the European Commission has urged governments throughout the European Union to move to change the law following recent revelations about used cell phones tracking and storing the movements of their owners.
I read an article that really disturbed me over this past weekend. It concerned a new study that has been released showing that cell phone signals and bees do not mix well.
Most employees of the city of Los of Angeles who have used cell phones that were given to them by the city have done so unnecessarily and in the process have racked up a bill of around a million US dollars over the course of last year, according to a new report.
It has been labeled a ‘false meme’ – an idea that begins from a certain source but is then misinterpreted and spreads throughout the world as though it was true yet is not. That is the truth behind the “Cell Phones kill Bees” story that has been dominating the headlines over the past few days.
An Italian bus driver who used cell phones with both hands while steering with his elbows has been suspended from duty. The driver was chatting away merrily on two cell phones at a time while driving the bus in a unique “hands free” way
During my morning’s perusal of news feeds, I came across an article on New Media Age that discussed a recent survey conducted by the Association of Publishing Agencies (APA). According to the article, a survey of 952 iPad owners revealed that people would rather get a free app attached to a brand than pay for a non-branded application.
Fears over the effects of radiation emanating from cell phone towers could put an end to a proposal to erect a new cell phone tower in a wooded area only 120 meters away from an elementary school in Port Coquitlam in the United States.