Rural Eclipse Crowds Could Overwhelm Cellphone TowersWith thousands of skygazers expected to flock to rural areas of the West Coast to watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21st, phone companies warned Monday that cell service may be tough to find.
State Cracks Down On Inmates Illegal Cell Phone AccessCalifornia is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons in its latest attempt to thwart the smuggling of cellphones.
Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free ZoneI admit it. I let my 2-year old play with my cell phone, and yes, that same cell phone sits charging on my bedside table all night, just a couple feet from her crib and my head.
Berkeley Passes Nation's First Radiation Warning For New CellphonesThe city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone "right to know" law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.
San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy TrialA San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
T-Mobile Brings Back 'Rollovers' For Customers' Cell Phone Data PlansT-Mobile is now letting customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments for up to a year.
Apple Cuts Orders For iPhone 5 Components On Weak Demand; Shares FallApple shares were down 4 percent in morning trading, putting them below the $500 mark for the first time since February.
BlackBerry Loses 1M Users Over 3 Months As Apple, Google Gain GroundResearch In Motion’s stock plunged in after-hours trading Thursday after the BlackBerry maker said it plans to change the way it charges fees.
California May Raise Fines For Illegal Cellphone Use While DrivingThe fine for illegally using a cellphone while driving in California would increase from $20 to $30 under a bill approved by the state Senate, although the actual cost would climb to at least $199 for first offenders once court fees are collected.
Bay Area Study Examines Cell Phones As Global Link To Clean Water, SanitationGlobally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.
California Proposal Would Create Fines For Calling, Texting On A Bike A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.
Deal With Telecom Firm Could Curb California Prison Cell Phone Black MarketWith black market cell phones helping some of California’s most dangerous criminals stay connected to the outside world, corrections officials have announced a plan to block illegal cell phone calls by inmates.