Millions Of Phones Potentially Susceptible To Snooping After British, NSA Allegedly Team Up To Hack Sim Card MakerRights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.
Tech Report: Text Now Enters Mobile Market; Offers Data, Not Minutes Our technology analyst explains how Text Now will enter the mobile phone market and offer data instead of selling minutes.
Tech Watch: Keeping Your Phone Charged When Power Is OutYou never know when its going to come: storm, wind, earthquake or fire can all knock out power for an extended period.
ConsumerWatch: Skimmers May Use Smartphones To Steal Credit Card InformationThe increasingly popular radio frequency identification (RFID) credit cards that allow consumers to pay by tapping may be making it easier for crooks to steal valuable information with their smartphones.
HealthWatch: Study Finds Mobile Phones Alter Brain ActivityIn a study of 47 cell phone users, scientists showed that a 50-minute cell call boosts metabolic activity in the region of the brain nearest the phone antenna.