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Everything you need to know about Google Glass (FAQ)

The amazing, and frankly strange, Google Glass raises pressing questions about the futuristic head tech. CNET walks you through some common queries.

By May 6, 2013

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SF takes first step to approve watered-down cellphone radiation settlement

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors approves a proposed settlement with the wireless industry over the "Right to Know" ordinance. Health care advocates wanted a tougher measure.

By April 19, 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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San Francisco faces wireless industry in court over radiation warnings

The city's law requiring cell phone retailers to disclose possible health risks from cell phone radiation will have an important day in court today.

By August 9, 2012

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Wireless industry attorney: San Francisco phone law 'laughable'

CTIA attorney urges judge to freeze city ordinance requiring phone retailers to disclose possible health risks. San Francisco stands by its law, saying people should be educated about ways to reduce risk.

By August 9, 2012

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Congressman introduces new bill for cell-radiation warning labels

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduces proposed legislation as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on a similar San Francisco ordinance.

By August 6, 2012

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U.S. report: FCC's cell phone radiation guidelines outdated

Cell phone usage changes, and new research could affect cell phone exposure limits, says a report by the Government Accountability Office.

By August 7, 2012

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FCC to re-examine cell phone radiation standards

The Federal Communications Commission is taking a look at revising its 15-year-old safety limits for cell phones, in a routine review of its standards.

By June 15, 2012

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Link between cell phones and cancer may be unjustified

A new U.K. science review says not to worry about brain tumors while chatting on mobile phones because "evidence overall has not demonstrated any adverse effects on human health."

By April 26, 2012