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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Jon Stewart: Computers are going to kill us, right?

In an animated chat with MIT Media Lab's David Rose, the "Daily Show" host wonders about the Internet of Things and whether it's a good thing.

By August 27, 2014

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Cell phone 'kill switch' bill signed into law in Minnesota

Law requires all connected devices sold in the state to be equipped with antitheft software.

By May 14, 2014

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Not so Secret? How a hack could have killed app's anonymity

It's now been fixed, but a social-engineering trick could have been used to make your Secret app posts a lot less secret.

By August 22, 2014

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Facebook kills the joke, labels 'satire' links

Fooled by The Onion? Facebook is labeling satirical stories to help those who get confused by fake news. Also, Best Buy appears to have spilled the beans on the Moto 360's price and specs, and Microsoft's system update causes blue-screen crashes.

By August 18, 2014

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Is the smartphone 'kill switch' really bad for business in California?

Senators who nixed mandatory antitheft software on phones sold in state say it’s bad business. But many won’t say why.

By May 4, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation for smartphones

Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.

By April 24, 2014

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Driver who killed teen posts Facebook pic of wreck, with smiley face

A Minnesota man who smashed into two vehicles, police say, took to Facebook to laugh about it. He reportedly has many driving violations and no valid license.

By July 31, 2014

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Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

If kill switches became standard in all phones, consumers could save big on replacement phones and insurance coverage, according to a researcher from Creighton University.

By July 29, 2014