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We warned you last week about computer chip flaws affecting almost every laptop and smartphone. Tech companies are working on system updates to fix the flaw. But that's not the only thing you need to be worried about when it comes to technology putting your security and privacy at risk--Many of the ...
A newly-released study from AAA claimed cell phone use increases the risk for a traffic accident up to eight times. According to the report, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says the study is the first epidemiological study published on the topic in a decade. AAA says drivers using cell phones to text or ...

Vincent Crivelli has a reportThieves are utilizing major cell phone providers to pull off a new scam and make a quick buck. The expensive nightmare is happening more and more in our area. Vladimir Gonzalez was scrolling through facebook classified ads in Lake Worth when an ad for an iPhone caught his attention.
The grandmother showed police the cell phone, which contained sexually explicit messages from Sharp to the female victim. police said that Sharp suggested that he and the victim should, "take a shower together," and perform a variety of adult acts. The victim was said to be 11-years-old at the time of the ...
WATERTOWN -- City police charged Dana C. Burns, 25, of Adams, with fourth-degree criminal mischief after she allegedly damaged a phone early Monday morning. police claimed Ms. Burns intentionally slammed an Apple iPhone belonging to her ex-boyfriend, Thomas Penn, during the incident on ...
While there are already lessons available that introduce students, as early as kindergarten, to technology, the conversation turned to middle and high school students use of cell phones in the classroom. How can students concentrate on the task at hand when they are on their cell phones texting friends?

When choosing a wireless carrier, most Americans just go with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon. But the reluctance to look beyond the big four, to an alternative carrier, could be costing you serious money. An array of lesser-known carriers in the U.S. use the same networks as the big companies yet offer ...
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department will soon test a system for jamming contraband cellphones smuggled into federal prisons. ... "This is a major safety issue," he said, noting that a North Carolina man convicted of gang-related offenses used a cellphone to order an attack on a prosecutor's father ...
Even One Of The iPhone's Co-Creators Thinks Apple Should Own Up To Teen cell phone Addiction ... "We are very pleased to see that leading shareholders have spoken out about their concerns for the health and safety of kids on cell phones and online," said Common Sense founder and CEO James ...
cell phones are the number one cause of traffic accidents in Israel, estimated Doron Yadid, deputy commissioner of the traffic division at the Israeli police. ... an increase of 31% in the number of traffic tickets issued in Israel for mid-driving cell phone use--108 thousand tickets compared to 82,300 in 2016.
An Attalla man is under arrest, accused of having pornographic images of children on his cell phone. Zachary Loy Whitworth, 43, was arrested Dec. 28, Etowah County authorities said on Thursday. Sheriff's investigators interviewed him after they received a tip that he was in possession of the images. At that ...
CHRISTIANSBURG -- Information from David Edmond Eisenhauer's cell phone can be used as evidence when he stands trial for the murder of ... Turk denied a motion to exclude from evidence Eisenhauer's cell phone, which the defense had argued was unlawfully seized by police during questioning.
Sanders denied the personal cell phone ban is any sort of response to the book nor an attempt to stop leaks. "That's a ridiculous characterization. ... But beyond government, for many reasons, some private sector employers have also banned the use of personal cell phones at work. the White House said its policy has been ...
One source close to the White House said "no one is happy" with the decision, adding that no one inside the West Wing believes the official explanation that the cell phone ban is for national security reasons. Instead, it's all about limiting leaks to reporters, this source said. Another source close to White ...
THV11 viewer K. Hardcastle asks, "Can you verify that the phone number 888-382-1222 is a real Do Not Call number for cell phones, since I have heard that all cell phone numbers will be released to telemarketing companies?" Yes, the phone number is the real Do Not Call number but that is the only part ...
One of the central issues for the Supreme Court in Carpenter is whether or not the third-party doctrine applies in the same manner to cell phones, the technology for which was not even available at the time of the Miller and Smith decisions. Justice Sonya Sotomayor recently suggested in United States v.

FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) - A robbery suspect who reportedly tried to sell back something he stole to its owner has learned that it was not exactly a great idea. Antonio Murray faced a judge for the first time Tuesday. "Mr. Murray you're charged with robbery with a weapon," the judge said. He's accused ...
Norwich _ police say a man wearing a Chicago Blackhawks hoodie assaulted a male clerk at the AT&T Wireless Store at 609 West Main St. late Monday morning and stole several cell phones and a significant amount of cash. police said they received a 911 call from the store clerk at 11:12 a.m. reporting a ...
schools across Scott County are heading back into session this week after the Christmas break, and as students return to school, drivers on their cell phones should pay extra attention to those flashing warning lights in school zones. A new law, which took effect Monday, implements a $50 fine for motorists ...
cellphone radiation has received considerable debate over the last decade. While no conclusive evidence has been found linking cellphone radiation to cancer, the Federal Communication Commission has regulations in place to protect consumers from harmful levels of radiation from cellphones.
ISHPEMING, Mich. (WLUC) - As temperatures dip down into single digits, your phone is more at risk for damage. Below freezing temperatures cause problems with their lithium ion batteries, which drains the phone's battery life faster. Because portable chargers use the same kind of battery, they won't be ...
Salt Lake City, Utah (News4Utah) - A proposed bill would ban cell phone use while driving and require hands-free devices. The bill's sponsor hopes it will make changes for safety, but some experts question its effectiveness. Rep. Carol Spackman Moss (D-Holladay) submitted H.B. 64 for consideration ...
According to a recent survey by the toy company Melissa & Doug, 70% of parents want their children to spend less time watching electronic media and 62% want them to spend less time on electronic devices. They are right. After all, studies show that screen time is associated with higher levels of obesity, ...
state police say a man was robbed of his wallet and cell phone at gunpoint while sitting in his vehicle parked outside a home in Bridgeville. According to the Delaware State police Department, the incident occurred at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, in the driveway of a home located in the 11000 block of Sixth Street in ...
cell phone video shows a dramatic chain-reaction crash involving about 40 vehicles on a snowy southwestern Michigan highway. >>WARNING: Video uses graphic language<<. The Friday afternoon pileup on U.S. 31 near Muskegon included several vehicles sliding into each other and others going off ...
California's new cell-phone safety guidelines issued this week for adults and children are being welcomed by the public health, environmental and First Amendment advocates who successfully sued the state to release guidelines that had been languishing since 2009. In fact, the lawsuit's lead plaintiff Joel ...
"There is not a week that goes by without someone calling me complaining about somebody on their cellphone not paying attention," said former lawmaker Jim Tracy when he was the senate sponsor last February. Rep. Holsclaw and Tracy tried to get cell phone use while driving for those under 18 banned, ...
Modern life depends on batteries. But today's battery technology isn't nearly as advanced as we need, often running down at precisely the wrong moment. scientists have been searching for better batteries since Thomas Edison went looking for a way to power his friend Henry Ford's Model T. But a ...
It's one thing when a problem occurs in front of the camera - an actor flubs a line, for example - but a crew member's cellphone going off is like an unforced error. On Tarantino's sets, one person has the job of collecting phones at "Checkpoint Charlie" - "he'll even charge it if you want," Clark assured - so ...
The use of cell phones at shows has become an increasingly debated topic after bands like A Perfect Circle banned phones from their live shows in an ... There were select areas where cell phone use was allowed, but anyone caught using their phones during the performance would be removed from the ...
Many of us have our cellphones within an arm's reach at all times. It's either in a pocket or a purse or maybe just a few inches from our face on a daily basis. Given how tethered we are to these devices, scientists have been studying any possible health maladies that could result from cellphone exposure ...
As a representative for the Teen Topics focus group, I witnessed the most passion among the topics regarding the defunding of Planned Parenthood, overuse of cellphones and the fears and anxieties regarding becoming an adult. The Planned Parenthood issue sparked many different opinions.
In the interest of safety and security and to remove concerns pertaining to interruptions of proceedings caused by cell phone usage in courthouses statewide and even national in scope, effective Jan, 1, citizens are prohibited from bringing an electronic device into a court facility--including the county ...
ATLANTA - Atlanta police said they are looking for three young men who stole cell phones from two different AT&T stores. One of those stores was in Atlanta next to Lenox mall, the other in Brookhaven, but both happened on December 9. At the Lenox location, officers said the men left with an iPhone X and ...
CHAMBERSBURG - cell phones and other electronics will not be allowed in court facilities throughout Franklin and Fulton counties beginning in 2018. ... 1, "in the interest of safety and security and to remove concerns pertaining to interruptions of proceedings caused by cellphone usage in Courthouses.".
The threat of violent crime is driving him to consider leaving Venezuela, but for now, he is careful to avoid busy roads and hides his cellphone when he is in his car. "It's like you live in constant fear of going outside," he said. "I'm always checking in the rear view mirror looking for motorcycle drivers, because ...
The New Jersey State Police have spent at least $850,000 in recent years on a technology that allows troopers to track cell phone use without phone owners knowing, according to documents provided NBC10. The taxpayer money was paid to a Florida-based company called the Harris Corp., according to ...
Protecting the highly personal location data stored on or generated by digital devices is one of the 21st century's most important privacy issues. In 2017, the Supreme Court finally took on the question of how law enforcement can get ahold of this sensitive information. Whenever you use a cell phone, ...
Red A. Three subjects wearing masks entered the Sprint store, 5500 W. Brown Deer Road, at 6 p.m. Dec. 21 and threatened employees not to interfere as they stole cell phones and other electronics. No weapon was displayed or implied, and no employees were hurt. The three suspects fled in a silver ...
Remember just a couple of years back when cell phone companies were in a race to see who could create the smallest phone? Luckily, most abandoned this trend before it got ridiculous. Sure we want a small phone but within reason. We still want to be able to see the thing and play around with cool apps ...
The simple act of having a cell phone conversation is distracting, its studies have found. Rep. Spackman-Moss says her bill is aimed at cutting down on crashes in a way that's realistic. "We're not going to stop people from talking on their phones," she said. "Under the bill ... people would be driving with two hands on the ...
"The one thing recently I saw, A PERFECT CIRCLE had kicked some people out for using their cell phones," he continued. "If it says on the wall that the artist doesn't want you to use the cell phone on there… A lot of the reason that he's [Maynard James Keenan] able to do what he does is he comes out and ...
KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh -- Abdul Hasan can spend hours watching old videos he shot on his cell phone. "My heart aches for my village, my home," the 16-year-old Rohingya refugee from Myanmar said in a camp in neighboring Bangladesh. "That's why we have brought these memories, this video, ...
AlterNet After moving to Los Angeles in the mid-'90s from the Middle East and Canada, I immediately began to see a startling trend. The number of cellphones I saw people using began to grow at breakneck speed especially in a booming city like Los Angeles, with Hollywood, real estate, sports marketing, ...
cell phone plans are a constant payment we make each and every month. ... The USA is one of the more expensive countries for cell phone services. ... At the scale of a country like the United States, where the number of cellphones easily exceeds the population, those numbers start to get significant.
The California Department of public health has just released the first-ever guidelines on avoiding too much exposure to the radiation cellphones emit. State officials said one of the reasons for releasing the guidelines is that statistics show cellphone use is at an all-time high, with 95 percent of Americans ...
Samuel Luke Gilmore had plans to move west, go to college and provide for his unborn child, according to his uncle. The 19-year-old had even picked out a community college in California, where he aspired to study business development starting early next year, said his uncle, Herm Gilmore III.
A couple months ago, one of my friends told me she and her husband never bring their cell phones into their bedroom. I stifled an eye roll, but it did ... (P.S. Your tech devices might not just be messing with your sleep and relaxation, but your cell phone is ruining your downtime, too.) As a person who is ...
The case concerns whether police are able to track people's location through their cell phones. Laws on wiretapping ... During its investigation of the robberies, the FBI got records not only of the phone calls made and received by Carpenter's cellphone, but also its location over 127 days. The information ...


 

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