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Why CNET compiles cell phone radiation charts

The debate over whether mobile phones pose a danger to your health may never be resolved, but CNET will continue to follow the issue.

By June 13, 2014

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Australians downloading more, and at greater speeds

Australians are downloading more online and they're seeking out faster download speeds, according to new stats from the ABS.

By April 8, 2014

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San Francisco finally kills cell phone radiation law

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors ends its 3-year battle with the wireless industry by agreeing to a permanent injunction against the "Right to Know" ordinance.

By May 8, 2013

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Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By August 12, 2012

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San Francisco cell phone law may be tip of legislative iceberg

Other places have weighed cell phone radiation warning laws, but most are waiting to see how the legal battle between San Francisco and the CTIA unfolds.

By August 9, 2012

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Why companies test phones in the wild

Though it may sound unusual that a company like Apple would allow unreleased cell phones to leave its headquarters, there are good reasons for doing so.

By September 1, 2011

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CTIA weighs challenge to revised SF cell phone law

Though San Francisco revised its previous legislation over cell phone radiation after CTIA objections, the organization is considering another legal challenge.

By August 22, 2011

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SF tries again with cell phone radiation law

After an industry lawsuit forced it to shelve a sweeping cell phone radiation law passed last year, San Francisco is back with amended legislation.

By July 18, 2011

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Phone cancer link needs vigilance not alarm

Last week's press release from the World Health Organisation (WHO) set alarm bells ringing and had many mobile phone users reaching for their hands-free headsets, but is there really cause for concern? A 40 per cent increase in the risk of cancer for phone owners is a terrifying prospect, especially in a country like Australia where phone subscriptions outnumber our population. But is this really what the WHO is suggesting?

By June 5, 2011

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Mobile phones 'possibly' cause cancer, says World Health Organisation

Scientists at the World Health Organisation claim that mobile phones pose a possible risk of causing cancer -- but only as much as carpentry or chloroform.

By June 1, 2011