Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.
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Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.
Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.
Tech companies, however glamorous, sometimes fail. Last week, this fate befell Ashton Kutcher-backed Pickwick and Weller. However, did the company bother telling its loyal customers? Ah, no.
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.