Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.
The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.
The 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.
It’s the one kind of text message we all hate: spam. But there are ways to get rid of those dreaded ads.
T-Mobile USA says Mountain View-based Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson will supply the equipment for its new wireless broadband network, a project worth $4 billion.
Globally, there are 1 Billion people without safe water, and over 2 Billion without proper sanitation.
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.
A bill to require that Bay Area Rapid Transit and other government agencies seek a court order before blocking cell phone access could reach the floor of the California Senate before the end of April.
With 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.
Smartphone thieves could soon be stopped in their digital tracks with a new database that will allow service providers to block service to stolen phones.