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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 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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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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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 February 13, 2014

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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 February 14, 2013

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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 November 29, 2012

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Killing Apple's iPhone kill-switch

Killing Apple's iPhone kill-switch

By August 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 December 4, 2007

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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 October 16, 2008