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The Dark Side of Tracking Used Cell Phones

Much has been made of the benefits of “pinging” – a technique that is able to pinpoint the location of used cell phones by using cell phone masts – to catch criminals or help those stranded in remote areas, but the dark side of the technology has come out as the scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s News International organization continues to deepen in the United Kingdom.

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Ghana Finalizes Cell Phone Recycling Laws

Ghana is close to finalizing laws that will prevent the importation of electronic waste such as old cell phones into the country.  The Minister of Environment, Science and Technology, Ms Sherrey Ayittey, says that her department is currently working with two different ministries in order to ensure the law regarding electronic waste such as used […]