WASHINGTON — Pedestrian deaths surged by an estimated 10 percent last year as the economy improved, the price of gas plunged and motorists put more miles behind the wheel than ever before, according to an analysis of preliminary state traffic…
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Next time you’re on the operating table and you have one last look around as the anesthesiologist approaches, don’t be too sure that that person in scrubs looking at a smartphone is pulling up vital health data. He or she…
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The nation's largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service.
By Justin Scuiletti
Do you tilt your head down while texting on your cellphone? Chances are you may be damaging your back in the process, according to new study.
By PBS NewsHour
Teen sexting is very common, and in many states it’s also a crime. When a teen sends a sexually explicit photo of themselves, is that child both the perpetrator and the victim of child pornography? As part of a collaboration…
By Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum, Associated Press
FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a…
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
Finnish-based mobile technology giant Nokia and researchers at Queen Mary University of London are dreaming up a way to turn ambient noise into a power source for the cellphones of tomorrow. In a press release published Friday, the University…
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights — a measure intended to enhance aviation security at a time when intelligence officials are…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court rules police must get a warrant before looking through the cell phones of people they arrest.
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