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e911

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Fund this: iPhone case calls for help with the flip of a switch

The Lifesaver Case immediately dials E911 and transmits crucial information -- no extra interaction with the phone required.

By March 5, 2014

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Why the FCC needs to get with the times, finally

commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.

By November 3, 2013

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Schmidt: Google Now approach could work for businesses

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt tells CIOs they need to blow up their infrastructure pronto, argues Android is secure, and covers a lot of turf.

By October 7, 2013

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Tech hurdles ahead for e911

Correspondent Melissa Francis looks at the technology hurdles facing wireless carriers in launching the second phase of the e911 initiative by October.

November 1, 2007

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Cell carriers fined over missed e911 deadlines

Feds slap $2.83 million in fees on Sprint Nextel, Alltel and U.S. Cellular in a move designed to demonstrate the importance of location-sensitive phones for mobile subscribers.

By August 30, 2007

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NetTalk makes it easy to dump your landline but keep your phone number

NetTalk Duo's number-portability feature transfers your landline number to the company's low-cost VoIP service quickly and simply.

By April 2, 2012

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A beginner's guide to telecom jargon, part 7

A look at chipsets, Enhanced 911, and why breaking up is hard to do (for companies).

By September 11, 2011

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Geo-privacy bills aim to curb warrantless tracking

Long-awaited measures from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) intend to set ground rules for monitoring the locations of cars or mobile devices.

By June 15, 2011

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Senator pushes for mobile privacy reform

Draft bill from Sen. Ron Wyden reviewed by CNET would establish privacy protections for mobile devices and regulate police use of GPS bugs.

By March 22, 2011

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Ask Maggie: On cell phone taxes and the life and death of Flo TV

This week's Ask Maggie helps readers with questions about how to figure out if their carrier is charging them the correct tax rate, advice for Sprint BlackbBerry users, and the bad news about Flo TV.

By November 5, 2010