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School Cell Phone Tower Proposal Shot Down By Parents

Parents at one DISD school squashed a plan to put a cell phone tower on top of the building. It’s not a novel idea for the district; DISD has 17 active contracts for service providers to install equipment on property.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

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Doctors: More & More People Suffering From Technology Allergies

North Texas parents have yet another reason to limit the time that little ones spend with tech gadgets in their hands — devices containing nickel are being blamed for itchy, uncomfortable rashes, and not necessarily on users’ hands.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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T-Mobile Offers Customers 7-Day Trial On iPhone 5S

T-Mobile says it has a new way to further transform the way people buy mobile phones. It’s offering people the ability to take home the latest iPhone 5S for a seven-day trial.

06/18/2014

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Personal Information Compromised After AT&T Data Breach

Two big companies have been hit by cyber attacks and now your information may be up for sale. P.F. Chang’s and Dallas-based AT&T both announced security breaches Friday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/13/2014

A general view as The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2014 is presented during halftime of the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thousands Of Reporters At Final Four

Final Four fans set new highs for data usage during the tournament last weekend, as AT&T added Wi-Fi hotspots and Hot Zones to keep people tweeting and sharing moments.

04/11/2014

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CBS 11 Steals & Deals: March 19

This week’s Steals & Deals will get you ready for swimsuit season.

CBS 11–03/19/2014

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The Downside Of Using Personal Cell Phone On Company Service

Do you use your personal phone for work? Some workers are learning the hard way that Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs often mean your phone could be wiped clean of its memory and contents at the employers discretion.

CBS 11–03/14/2014

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Lawmakers Pressing For Cell Phone Kill Switches

According to local police, cell phones are one of the most commonly stolen items. Now, lawmakers are pressing to require that phones are built with a ‘kill switch.’

CBS 11–02/12/2014

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Supreme Court Takes Cases On Cellphone Searches

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they have arrested.

01/17/2014

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PD: Toddler Calls For Help, Mother Arrested For Drug Use

Parker County authorities say a toddler used a cell phone to dial for help, after her mother passed out from using a combination of illegal drugs and synthetic marijuana.

01/14/2014

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Girl Scouts Go Hi-Tech With 2014 Cookie Sales

It’s that time of year again — Girl Scout Cookies go on sale this weekend. Every year, the program adds new technology to make it easier for Girl Scouts to sell cookies, and for customers to buy them.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

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FAA To Allow Gadget Use On Planes

You still won’t be able to use your cellphone. But depending on which airline you fly, you may soon start getting permission from the flight crew to use other electronic devices throughout your flight.

10/31/2013

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