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Cell Phones Disrupt Sleep

Cell phones and computers may be contributing to sleepless nights. The National Sleep Foundation in the United States has conducted a survey which shows that around forty-three percent of American citizens are having trouble getting a good night’s sleep, with up to sixty percent experiencing some kind of sleep problem and technology may be as much to blame as stress and crying babies.

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Would a Human-Shaped Cell Phone Enhance a Long Distance Relationship?

I have been reading about a project being undertaken in Japan. Takashi Minato, who works for the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International and a team of consultants from NTT DoCoMo (mobile phone company), the Osaka University, and a few other unnamed companies, have created a prototype of a new cell phone that is shaped like a person and feels like one too.

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Viruses Target Cell Phones

Computer users have long been aware of the danger of viruses targeting their machines, but it seems that the virus creators may have a new target – cell phones. Hackers are apparently trying to target “smart-phones” with malware that could actually give them control of other people’s cell phones.