Robberies in the UK are up 22 per cent, according to a report. The Home Secretary blames it on the expensive consumer electronics we're loaded with. How can you hide your iPod from attackers?
On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.
The attorney general pens letters to the major US wireless carriers and says "it's disturbing that the nation's leading smartphone carriers knowingly dismissed technology that could save lives."
Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.
The California Senate bill is designed to deter smartphone and tablet theft.
State regulators unveiled the proposed piece of legislation, hoping to suppress theft of mobile devices. But will resistance from the wireless industry halt the effort?
Using just a good old fashioned saw and a USB stick full of malicious software, criminals are able to deplete cash machines of their highest value bills.
The Lifesaver Case immediately dials E911 and transmits crucial information -- no extra interaction with the phone required.
San Francisco's district attorney argues that a majority of users in the city already enable Apple's lost phone security feature, so why is it just optional?