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Court Rules Using Cell Phone For GPS Violates Hands-Free Driving Laws

A fresh court ruling in California states that using a phone solely for navigation is a violation of hands-free laws.

04/09/2013

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California Authorities Cracking Down On Distracted Drivers This Month

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.

04/01/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brazilian Company Selling Phone With ‘iPhone’ Name, Google Software

A Brazilian company has begun selling smartphones in Brazil with the iPhone brand after winning the legal right to use the name in Latin America’s biggest country.

12/20/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Privacy Rules Slowing App Growth For Developers

The FTC’s chairman, Jon Leibowitz, defended the government’s approach. “When you are talking about children, you have to give the benefit of the doubt to privacy,” he said last week on Capitol Hill.

12/18/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile To Sell Phones Only At Full Price

The days of buying a low-cost, subsidized cell phone in exchange for being locked into a service contract with a cellular carrier could be numbered if T-Mobile’s pricing strategy for 2013 gets any traction.

12/10/2012

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Woman Choked, Robbed On San Francisco City College Campus

A woman was choked and had her cellphone stolen as she walked across a footbridge to City College of San Francisco on Wednesday morning, police said Thursday.

10/18/2012

Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller announces the new iPhone 5 during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

iPhone 5 Unveiled At Apple Event In San Francisco

After weeks of speculation, anticipation and a dose of hype, Apple unveiled the newest version of its wildly popular smartphone at an event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

09/12/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

San Francisco Cell Phone Labeling Ruling Could Have Far Reaching Effects

A Federal Appeals Court judge in San Francisco was set to hear arguments Thursday in a long-simmering legal battle between the city and the wireless industry.

08/09/2012

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String Of Cell Phone Robberies Plague SF Divisadero Street Corridor

San Francisco police were investigating a string of cellphone robberies and other incidents along the Divisadero Street corridor in the past two weeks.

08/08/2012

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Police Chief Defends Overtime To Track Son’s Stolen iPhone

Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan insisted a recent search for his son’s stolen iPhone should not be seen as an example of preferential treatment.

05/24/2012

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