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While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."
You'll still have to call your carrier if you want to free your phone, however.
In a letter to carriers asking why they oppose installation of a "kill switch" on handsets, Eric Schneiderman alluded to possible collusion.
Eight companies, from Apple to Yahoo, want world governments to revisit their surveillance laws.
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.
If mobile operators don't ease up on cellphone locking, the FCC's Tom Wheeler says they're running the risk of being forced to do so.
In an attempt to introduce more transparency to government requests, Apple's published a report on how many times it's been asked to divulge user or device information in the first half of 2013.
Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.
Like Apple, rival Samsung is apologizing to Chinese consumers after the country's state media criticized the vendor for failing to fix glitches in several of its phones.
What happens in email, doesn't stay there. But you knew that already.
The U.S. government’s healthcare portal is under emergency care, afflicted by ailments that have sickened many government IT health systems worldwide.
U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has upheld an import ban on some older-model Samsung Electronics smartphones and tablets after the U.S. International Trade Commission determined they infringed Apple patents.
Members of the European Parliament’s internal market committee voted Thursday unanimously for a new law mandating a universal mobile phone charger.
Because the fact that unlocking your cell phone is a crime is anti-competitive—and just plain stupid.