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Cops to Congress: We need logs of Americans' text messages

State and local law enforcement groups want wireless providers to store detailed information about your SMS messages for at least two years -- in case they're needed for future criminal investigations.

By December 3, 2012

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Samsung Trill (U.S. Cellular)

The Samsung Trill is a really great music phone with superb audio quality for U.S. Cellular customers.

March 5, 2010

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 5, 2010

MSRP: $219.95

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Samsung's Galaxy Mega 6.3 is just about your only choice for a jumbo-screen phablet under $200, but those with more flexible budgets should consider a phone with a higher-resolution display.

August 27, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 27, 2013
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U.S. representatives take on patent trolls with SHIELD Act

A bipartisan bill in Congress aims to bring in a "loser pays" system for software and hardware patent lawsuits, to protect startups from companies that want to force settlements through the threat of high legal bills.

By August 2, 2012

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U.S. government to propose bill targeting foreign hackers

New legislation to be introduced by the House Intelligence Committee aims to curb cybertheft and cyberespionage done by "cyber hackers from nation-states like China and Russia."

By June 5, 2013

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Android now represents half of U.S. smartphone market

Google's mobile operating system captured more than 50 percent of the smartphone market over the three-month period ended in February, ComScore says.

By April 3, 2012

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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iPad arrives in the House of Representatives

Rep. Henry Cuellar recently took his iPad into the House of Representatives, which has long been a technology-free zone. Now, a new proposal would allow the device to return.

By December 31, 2010

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Sprint, SoftBank reportedly reach security deal with U.S.

The tentative agreement includes a security committee at the company should the merger go through and gives the U.S. government veto power over equipment purchases, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

By May 28, 2013