Connected cars to untangle snarled traffic
A car that dials emergency services itself in case of a crash and warns its driver of traffic snarls ahead: Ford Motor Co.'s chief believes connected autos will pave the road to the future.
New efforts to curb cellphone theft are nationwide
Disturbed by the nationwide epidemic of cellphone robberies and thefts, law enforcement officials are looking to the wireless industry for help.
Samsung Launches M5650 Music Phone
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Samsung M5650, a music-focused addition to its popular lineup of full touch screen handsets for young mobile users.
Next, a Kin: Microsoft to try new consumer phones
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. unveiled two cell phones Monday that are meant for social networking-savvy teens and twenty-somethings, in an attempt to revitalize its mobile business and regain ground on iPhones ...
US spy master courts top hackers at Def Con
US spy master Keith Alexander on Friday courted hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering rife with software tricksters wary of police and ferociously protective of privacy.
Verizon Wireless to FCC: smart phones more costly
(AP) -- Verizon Wireless says it started charging customers more to break service contracts for smart phones because those devices cost much more.
College asks students to power down, contemplate
(AP) -- Dianne Lynch wanted to give the students of Stephens College a break from the constant digital communication that pervades their generation. So she asked them to put their phones and computers away ...
Cell phone use linked positively to face-to-face social activities
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cell phone use actually strengthens bonds and supports face-to-face contact with friends and family, new research shows.
San Francisco board passes cell phone emission law (Update)
(AP) -- In this city known for producing laws both path-breaking and contentious, legislators have forcefully stepped into another debate - this time over the potential danger of cell phone use.
Comfort using cell phones could determine civic, political engagement
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you use your cell phone to talk about news of the day or to express opinions about issues, you are more likely to be civically and politically engaged, a new study says.
Verizon Wireless invites press to mystery event
(AP) -- Verizon Wireless said Friday it will hold a press conference on Jan. 11, reigniting rumors that it will become the second U.S. carrier to sell Apple Inc.'s iPhone.