Locked Pouches Keep Cellphones Out Of Students' Hands At San Mateo High SchoolThe school day begins and ends at San Mateo High School with a brand new ritual -- the unlocking of a magnetic pouch that stores students' phones, effectively keeping the devices out their hands and hopefully off their minds during class.
BART Issues Warning After 400 Device Thefts Reported Through AprilBART police will hand out cards on trains this week advising passengers to be aware of their surroundings to avoid cellphone thieves.
AT&T Rolls Out '5G Evolution' Service; Competitors, Tech Industry Roll Their EyesAT&T is touting the rollout of its “5G Evolution” technology, now in more than 200 markets across the country, including parts of the Bay Area. However, the rollout has been met with some derision in the industry.
Feds Urge California To Ban Hands-Free Use Of Cellphones While DrivingFederal regulators are urging California to become the first state in the country to completely ban cell phones while driving, even if a driver is using a hands-free device.
Marin County Challenges FCC On Implementing 5G WirelessMarin County officials announced Wednesday they are joining other local governments in challenging a Federal Communications Commission order aimed at accelerating the implementation of the fifth generation of wireless service, known as 5G.
New York Times: China, Russia Listening To Trump's Cellphone Calls President Donald Trump continues to make calls via cell phone despite intelligence that China and Russia listen in, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
Trump Won't Be Sending 'Presidential Alert' From His Phone, FEMA SaysThe "presidential alert" headed to Americans' cell phones won't actually be written by President Donald Trump, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday.
Smartphones At School Pose Global Dilemma For Teachers, ParentsAdults around the world are still trying to find way to curb and control children's use of smartphones, especially at school.
Supreme Court: Warrant Generally Needed To Track Cellphone Location DataThe Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual's location through cell phone records over an extended period of time.
Jury Says Samsung Must Pay $539 Million for Copying iPhoneA jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products.
What T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Could Mean For Wireless PricesT-Mobile and Sprint vow that customers will be better off if they are allowed to merge. Some experts aren't buying it.
T-Mobile and Sprint Agree to MergeA merger deal announced Sunday would help Sprint and T-Mobile slash costs and could make them a stronger competitor to the larger AT&T and Verizon.
Texting While Driving On The Increase In Bay Area, CaliforniaA new study says people are not getting the message about texting and driving. Some of the worst culprits are right here in California.
New Samsung Phone: Nicer Camera, Static Design, Higher PriceSamsung unveiled new smartphones with largely unchanged designs and incremental improvements such as a better camera -- accompanied by a second annual price increase for many customers.
Trump Administration Considering Nationalizing 5G Mobile NetworkGovernment control of 5G infrastructure would be unprecedented and highly controversial, as the industry has traditionally been privately controlled.