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.
A postal employee in the United States has been killed in a freak accident while trying to recover an old cell phone from a drainage ditch.
Drivers in Manitoba in Canada are unimpressed with cell phone driving bans and continue to use the devices while behind the wheel, according to the results of a recent Manitoba Public Insurance survey.
A man who was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from a Kmart store in Asheville in North Carolina in the United States and who gave a false name to police officers had his true identity revealed by his old cell phone and his Facebook page, exposing him as being wanted for attempted murder in another state, according to Asheville Police.