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LG adds 'kill-switch' security feature to G3

The phone maker has added heftier antitheft software to its flagship phone, as more lawmakers call for technology that protects smartphone owners from being robbed of their devices.

By May. 27, 2014

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California Senate approves smartphone ‘kill-switch’ bill

After failing in the state Senate two weeks ago, a bill requiring that device makers include antitheft software on phones sold in the state passes muster.

By May. 8, 2014

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Killing Apple's iPhone kill-switch

Killing Apple's iPhone kill-switch

By Aug. 12, 2008

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Microsoft drops Vista kill-switch but not before killing legit copies

Maybe Microsoft should focus on making Vista better instead of obsessing about copy-protection.

By Dec. 4, 2007

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Get rid of your ex on Valentine's, from Facebook at least

An app called KillSwitch faithfully promises to remove all traces of your exes from your Facebook timeline. Yes, it's as if you never knew them.

By Feb. 14, 2013

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Geek's guide to subverting Valentine's Day

Don't drown in candy hearts this year. Instead, raise your geek shields and call on the powers of "Game of Thrones" and Etsy to protect you.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Blackout: Syria vanishes from Internet

An outage at 10:26 a.m. UTC, or 5:26 a.m. ET, shut down all Syrian access to the Web. Phone lines also appear to be down, and airlines are canceling flights.

By Nov. 29, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 832: Kauai: one big digital converter box

In today's episode, Patrick Norton joins the gang for a rant-a-thon, IMDB turns 18, we're surprisingly not mad about the Android killswitch, Radiohead proves it made a winner with its digital album giveaway, and YouTube gives the Queen the giggles.

By Oct. 16, 2008