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Recently I substituted at North Platte High School for five days for an algebra teacher. What a shock. Most, but not all students, entered the room with no purpose other than to use their phones to text, listen to music or call other students. After assigning worksheets or tests, I was shocked to see some ...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — S.C. officials think they may have an answer to stopping illegal cellphone use in the state's prisons. State prisons now are barred by federal law from jamming contraband cellphones used by inmates inside prison walls. But an alternative to jamming is in place, and prison officials are ...

S.C. officials think they may have an answer to stopping illegal cellphone use in the state's prisons. State prisons now are barred by federal law from jamming contraband cellphones used by inmates inside prison walls. But an alternative to jamming is in place, and prison officials are ready to roll it out soon.
When it comes to cell phones, I'm a firm believer that you only need one (1), as that piece of technology can presumably be used make and receive outgoing calls, send texts, maybe surf the web, download some apps, and do other cell-phone-type things. But President Donald Trump's embattled personal ...
ALSO: Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick Up. The new rule at one Northern California school is forcing students to ditch their phones. Lunchtime at Sir Francis Drake High in San Anselmo means the cell phones are out. But that doesn't mean they don't use them in class as well.
The leaders of a Pinellas and Hillsborough job center fired their CEO last month, but Edward Peachey would not return the agency's cellphone. So CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa shut it off on April 17, records show. Peachey kept the phone even after being suspended from each agency ...

My husband lost his cell phone after the NCAA basketball games last month at PPG Paints Arena. We figured it was gone forever and he would have to go to the trouble and expense of replacing it. As we all know, it's not replacing the phone itself that's a problem, but losing all the personal information such ...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has conducted city business on his private devices and accounts, has agreed to have a digital forensics company collect and preserve information, including text messages, from his personal cellphone. Emanuel's decision, revealed in an April 11 court filing, comes in response ...
"The first thing that we have to do we need prison reform of course all over the country but the first thing we have to do is get those cell phones out of the prisons and keep them from going in there," McMaster said. "They are smuggled in there, and until we can block the signals on those cell phone, we are allowing the ...
Sources cited Trump's stepped-up cell phone use as an example of chief of staff John Kelly's waning influence over who gets access to the President. During the early days of Kelly's tenure, multiple sources said, Trump made many of his calls from the White House switchboard -- a tactic that allowed the ...
As mobile devices tend to rule our daily lives, most people are so often hunched over their cellphones that they have become the victims of a new malady known as "tech neck." Most people look down at their cellphones, but what many don't realize is that the human head weighs as much as 10 pounds ...
Color codes respond to cell phones passing by a detection device inside a Mecklenburg County jail. The portable tower is called cell sense and red means that a phone is in the area. Before reaching the last entry point prior to being assigned to a pod, inmates are searched by officers and are sent through ...
Ruston: Yes, and you know, it's interesting because I saw this exponential rise in cellphone use in middle schools and I couldn't find any data. And I ended up doing a national survey and found that while 82 percent of parents don't want their kids using cellphones in middle schools, over 55 percent of ...
South Carolina officials have spent years unsuccessfully seeking to persuade the Federal Communications Commission to allow them to jam cell phone signals at the state's prisons. The issue is in the spotlight after authorities said that cell phones likely played a role in a violent outburst Sunday night at ...
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... to filmmaker Delaney Ruston — director of the documentary "Screenagers" — about the tough choices parents and schools have to make when monitoring their kids' cellphone usage. There's now a campaign called "Away for the Day" aimed at getting middle schoolers off their cellphones while at school.
He said the person who analyzed the cellphone in the case, Sgt. Chris Howard of the Washington County Sheriff's Office, was killed in a traffic crash in West ... stealing 4 ounces of marijuana, a .40-caliber handgun, laptop computers, cellphones and other items valued at about $1,600, the document said.

"There's already enough people on the road that don't know how to drive, and there is more people on the road that don't know how to use their cell phone that they are trying to use, while they don't even know how to drive," said this man making his point. The bill by state rep. Mike Huval makes it illegal to ...
It's one of 3 other robberies reported this week. Police say cell phone stores in Englewood, Troy, Dayton and Xenia were all robbed. It all happened in a matter of seconds. Police say five suspects broke the window at the Boost Mobile in Xenia, stealing cell phones, clothes and tablets. The store manager ...
"Don't worry though, our friends from the fire department responded and extinguished the fire. If you haven't realized it yet, you left your wallet (driver's license, credit card, etc.) and cell phones in the car. Feel free to stop by our office and pick them up at your convenience. #JustKidding #BookedAsEvidence ...
Would you take a trip if you couldn't use your cellphone? A new tour company called Off the Grid is asking travelers to put their cellphones away and not even use them for photos. "When you're somewhere new, there's a lot to soak up, a lot to see, a lot of cool, interesting people to meet. Your phone can ...
They issued 60 tickets — 52 of them were for cell phone/distracted driving, Bellingham Police said Friday on Facebook. Nearly 1,500 people have been ticketed each month statewide for violating the measure, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. The law bans motorists from holding cell ...
From 10 to 11:20 p.m., both Robles' and Bustos' phones were located in the city of Lompoc, with the user sending texts to different people, according to cellphone tower GPS network locations. Eventually, both phones were detected moving through Lompoc, Buellton then down to the Cachuma Lake area, ...
The Trib's news partner, WPXI-TV, contacted Verizon to find out what was going on. A company spokesperson told the station that a network update pushed out Thursday evening caused some phones previously registered to the cell phone network to become de-registered. The fix was simple — restart the ...
Jake Saur who oversees Manatee County's 911 center says he did notice a decrease in 911 calls during the outage because 70 percent of their calls come in via cell phones. In addition to having a landline, he shares this bit of advice. "If they have Wi-Fi they can always turn on Wi-Fi calling through their ...
Deputy Charged With Drug, Cell Phone Thefts. A Burleigh County sheriff's deputy is accused of stealing methamphetamine and cell phones from the Metro Area Task Force. April 13, 2018, at 8:29 ... Heinert says he's not sure how Komrosky got the pound of meth and 13 cell phones. He says deputies can't ...
Hey, are you there? Can you hear me now? Mobile data networks seem to improve by leaps and bounds every year, but cell phone voice quality seems to have stood still for decades. If you think your calls sound lousy, you're probably not wrong. The frustrating reason comes from our good old free market: ...
But some savvy customers are saving hundreds of dollars when they buy and sell their phones. Instead of the newest phones, some are heading to the second-hand market. Many carriers and sites like Gazelle and Glyde are selling refurbished phones at a steep discount. Some phones are less than half ...
The month of March has introduced us to new smartphone models. During MWC 2018, we were given a look into the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Xperia XZ2, Asus Zenfone 5, and many others. But while we wait for these phones to be released, let's take a look at some of the devices currently ...
Two separate studies conducted in two different parts of the world used thousands of lab rats to see if cell phone radiation could correlate to cancer. ... This goes against previous understanding from the U.S. federal government that cell phones cannot cause cancer due to them emitting non-ionizing ...
Cellphone — You can thank “Star Trek” and Motorola for that cellphone you carry. A Motorola engineer was inspired by “Star Trek” communicators to create the first cellphone in 1973. A consumer version debuted 10 years later. • Birth control — Development of the Pill goes back to 1952, when noretynodrel was synthesized ...
Larry Dyer's smartphone provider doesn't charge for technical support provided over the internet or through email. Help the old-fashioned way, though — over a landline and from a real, live person — is going to cost you. Given that Dyer's not planning to get home internet service, he's hoping his ...
New SDPD Crime Lab Unit Recovers Deleted Data, Restores Damaged Cellphones .... before police can look at it, but the SDPD's newly formed Forensic Technology Unit has data extraction technology that can retrieve deleted cellphone texts, videos and e-mails from damaged or destroyed cell phones.
The percentage of K-12 public schools that prohibited cellphone use was about 66 percent in 2015-16, down from more than 90 percent in 2009-10, ... but it is still a useful communication tool or useful learning tool," said Kolb, author of "Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education.
Cell phones and a bicycle were stolen and an assault took place at three different BART stations in the Bay Area Saturday, according to police at the agency. A man reported that his black 20-speed bicycle was stolen while chain-locked at bike racks in the West Oakland station between 7 a.m. and 10:42 ...
A Cook County judge on Saturday lashed out at a South Shore man accused of stealing a cellphone from a paraplegic man before forcing the man's electric wheelchair off a CTA Blue Line train and onto a platform on a cold January afternoon. Claiming that the defendant, Darryl D. Payne, showed “no ...
AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police Department is investigating the assault of a woman who recorded a group of juveniles fighting on her cell phone, then was attacked after they saw her. It happened at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in a parking lot on Wallhaven Circle. Police say a 27-year-old woman was ...
Cell phones pose grave danger behind the wheel. Lori Martin; 3 min ago. Facebook · Twitter · Email ... Driving drunk and cellphones both cause distraction and impair driving. Each can cause drivers to follow ... Drivers must police themselves and avoid the cellphone and drinking when driving. Lori Martin. Tracy, California.
This substantially changes the debate on whether cell phone use is a cancer risk. Up until this point, the federal government and cell phone manufacturers operated on the assumption that cell phones cannot by their very nature cause cancer, because they emit non-ionizing radiation. Whereas ionizing ...
Experts say doing your taxes on your mobile phone may create a number of data vulnerabilities. by Herb Weisbaum / Mar.29.2018 / 12:19 AM ET. If you decide to do your return on a mobile device and file it using a Wi-Fi connection, stick with a trusted network, such as your home system. martin-dm / Getty Images. Get the ...
This was back in 1993, when there were only six cell-phone subscriptions for every 100 adults in the United States. But industry executives were ... Cell phones were already safe, Wheeler told reporters; the new research would simply “re-validate the findings of the existing studies.”3. George Carlo seemed ...
The NTP looked at “near-field” exposures, which approximate how people are dosed while using cell phones. Ramazzini researchers looked at “far-field” exposures, which approximate the wireless RF radiation that bombards us from sources all around us, including wireless devices such as tablet and ...
Cellphone radio-frequency waves can be decisively linked to cancer in rats, according to a national science panel meeting in Research Triangle Park on Wednesday. The scientists' finding establishes the clearest connection of cellphone risk to humans in a major U.S. study to date. The scientists made ...
Cellphone radio-frequency waves can be decisively linked to cancer in rats, according to a national science panel meeting in Research Triangle Park on Wednesday. ... Mottus later said that cellphones are comparable to asbestos and tobacco and should carry health warning labels. But as the voting ...
CPR Cell Phone Repair is a new business in Downtown Dover that specializes in fast and efficient dig- ital device repairs. But don't let the name fool you because the store's team of trained technicians can fix a lot more than just cell phones. “If it's a gadget, we fix it,” shared store owner Robert Basso, who ...
The County currently doesn't have a policy in place that governs who receives a cell phone, what model they receive, and how they use it. The County has 448 active mobile devices, including cell phones, tablets, and mobile hotspots. 68 devices are in a suspended state, usually reserved for elections.
Not all are emergencies but many are and right now, about 85 percent of all calls are coming from cell phones. But officials say over the years, they have developed a good system and very few calls are not routed to the right place. “We have a system to where it does go to the nearest cell tower and then we ...
Furthermore, 81% of the sampled population is willing to reveal personal cell phone numbers to receive early-warning messages via an app or text message; this demonstrates a high potential for effective information dissemination. The team found that social media websites, such as Facebook, have very ...
“Most victims find out about this when they go to use their cellphone and it won't work,” said John Breyault, NCL's vice president of telecommunications and fraud. “Unfortunately, by the time they call the carrier and figure out what's happened, the scammer has already used that hijacked cellphone number ...
People who explicitly “opted in” to allowing Facebook to harvest their cell phone data did so by agreeing to let the company import their phone contacts so they ... Oh wow my deleted Facebook Zip file contains info on every single phone cellphone call and text I made for about a year- cool totally not creepy.


 

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