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Cellphones

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FCC considers lifting cell phone ban on planes

The U.S. agency that regulates the nation's communications networks said it will seek public comment on a proposal that will allow people to make phone calls and use mobile data in-flight.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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The 404 1,450: Where we play by ear (podcast)

That story about the shipwrecked woman who was spotted and saved by Google Earth? Total BS. We'll tell you how Weblore spreads online, an app that uses 'algorithms' to transcribe any song into sheet music, how to game Spotify, and a new teen pregnancy text-message campaign sweeping the nation.

By Mar. 22, 2014

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NFC-enabled cell phones to hit 416 million shipments -- report

Shipments will eventually shoot up to 1.2 billlion units in 2018, predicts IHS Technology. But will consumers bite?

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Get a pair of Gogroove Bluetooth headphones for $29.99 shipped

You'll save nearly $20 on these top-rated headphones, which include a microphone for hands-free phone conversations.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Are in-flight phone calls in our future?

The FCC considers lifting the ban on cell phone use on airplanes, Walmart prepares for a Black Friday battle against Amazon, and some early Xbox One owners have defective systems.

By Nov. 22, 2013

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Apple's quest to reinvent digital healthcare

The iPad, iPhone, and much-rumored iWatch are all part of Apple's plan to sell health and fitness monitoring tools and services to consumers and healthcare providers.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Cell phone and smartphone gift picks

Not sure which phone to get yourself or your loved one during a wild holiday shopping spree? Start here.

By Nov. 23, 2011

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FCC finally opens review of cell phone safety standards

Nine months after the FCC said it would take a closer look at its standards for cell phone safety to see if the agency needs to revise the 15-year-old guidelines, it finally opened the official inquiry

By Mar. 29, 2013

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Real-world 'Do Not Track' coming to retail stores

Eight companies agree to a plan from New York's senator to tell people when they are being tracked while shopping in retail stores, and to let them opt-out.

By Oct. 22, 2013

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Intel to buy security software startup for $20M

The chip giant plans to acquire Sensory Networks, which creates pattern matching and acceleration software.

By Oct. 1, 2013