Cell Phones

In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo, people pass an AT&T store in New York's Times Square. AT&T says it will stop selling customer location data to data brokers, as the telecom industry faces backlash that the data has been used improperly.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, file
January 10, 2019 - 9:44 pm
(AP) — AT&T says it will stop selling all location data from mobile phones to brokers following a report that companies are still selling that information to shadowy companies without customer knowledge. Last year, AT&T and other carriers pledged to stop providing location information to...
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Ian Bush
December 12, 2018 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Verizon, AT&T, and other wireless companies will get more power over text messages under new rules approved by government regulators. They're designed to prevent spam texts, but opponents say that's not the whole truth. Keeping your text inbox from becoming like...
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New Apple Watch is an FDA-approved medical device
October 08, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business (CNN) -- Americans are getting older. That's an opportunity for Best Buy. In August, Best Buy announced it would buy GreatCall for $800 million. GreatCall makes Jitterbug cell phones with big buttons and bright screens designed for senior citizens, as well as...
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Rep. Taylor at Tuesday Capitol hearing
Photo Credit: Tony Romeo
April 04, 2018 - 12:13 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- The chairman of the state House Transportation Committee says he believes there is now support for legislation to ban talking on hand-held cell phones while driving in Pennsylvania. House Transportation Chairman John Taylor, a Philadelphia Republican, presided...
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