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.
After much negotiation and wringing of hands, Members of the European Parliament have finally reached a deal to try to assist with the growing electronic waste crisis on the Continent.
Walking and texting at the same time can affect your ability to walk, according to a new study. Researchers from the Stony Brook University report that texting or talking on a cell phone while walking makes it hard to walk in a straight line and slows you down.
The Kalhari Group of Sri Lanka has joined forces with the Li tong Group in Hong Kong for the sake of the safe disposal of electronic waste, including old cell phones, which are to be exported for recycling, according to a new statement.
It may be time for some of us to take a break from our cell phones. Research studies in many parts of the world have shown that dependency on cell phones is on the rise, and a new study from the United Kingdom has gone even further, demonstrating that smart phone users experience a range of problems when they do not receive regular messages.
New WEEE rules for the collection and treatment of e-waste, including the likes of old cell phones, will start to go slowly into effect over the course of the next seven years after a vote by MEPs on Thursday in Strasbourg.
Arizona legislators have decided to ban cell phone use only for a single group of drivers: those who cannot yet vote.