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DEVELOPED FOR INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY.COM Created by a special 911 Lifeline, APCO, NENA team IS A PERSON HURT OR IN DANGER? – DO YOU NEED THE POLICE, FIRE OR AMBULANCE? Have you ever wondered whether to call 9-1-1? Since 9-1-1 is … Continue reading
By The Stream Team The office of Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass.) recently published letters from seven major cell phone carriers that replied to his request for information on how often they received and complied with law enforcement requests for customer data in … Continue reading
By Kiera Butler Years ago, someone stole my very first cellphone (a flip model with—get this—an antenna) out of my bag on the New York City subway. I despaired. As a grad student, I was chronically broke and couldn’t afford … Continue reading
By Jim Finkle A United Nations group that advises nations on cybersecurity plans to send out an alert about significant vulnerabilities in mobile phone technology that could potentially enable hackers to remotely attack at least half a billion phones.The bug, … Continue reading
By David Bakke Close to half of all Americans enjoy the benefits of a smartphone, but many fail to consider the increased costs to maintain it. While a traditional cell phone could cost as little as $20 per month, a family … Continue reading
By Fahmida Rashid If the revelations that Verizon (and perhaps other telcomms) is handing over customer call records to the federal government has you scrambling for your tinfoil hat, there is a simple way to make sure those … Continue reading
When the line went dead after the victim of an attempted sexual assault called 911 Saturday night, Thurston County sheriffs deputies located her only after an emergency dispatcher “pinged” the cell phone she used to make the call by using … Continue reading
This should be of great concern not just for African-Americans but all of us.Technology used improperly or without regard is very dangerous. Who guards the guardians? Blacks may bear brunt of new police data capture technology.
The behemoth that is Wal-Mart strikes again! Wal-Mart gets its first cell phone plan- Top Stocks – MSN Money.