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Texan Sentenced To 9 Years, Texted Child Porn To Wrong Phone

A South Texas man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for texting child pornography to a phone he wrongly thought belonged to a young co-worker.

08/29/2013

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Review: States Stepping Up Fight Against Distracted Driving

While no U.S. state fully bans cell phone use while driving, a new report finds that many states are stepping up their efforts to fight distracted driving.

CBSDFW.COM–07/17/2013

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FAA Moving Toward Allowing More Cellphone Use

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on cellphone use during takeoff and landing.

06/21/2013

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Report: Feds Getting Phone Records Of All Verizon Customers

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. Verizon customers, under a top secret court order. A British newspaper reports the order was granted on April 25 and is good until July 19.

06/06/2013

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Bill Would Require Warrant For Police Cell Phone Tracking

Tracking your location through your cell phone will be a bit more complicated for police if Governor Perry signs one bill at the state capitol.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2013

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I-Team: Texas Fighting Back Against Smuggled Prison Cell Phones

Cell phones can fetch more than a thousand dollars inside Texas prisons and have become the most sought after contraband among inmates.

CBS 11–04/01/2013

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Texas Big Box Store Testing Mobile Checkout Program

A Wal-Mart store in Plano is one of the first in the country that will allow customers to scan items with their iPhone or iPad so that a prepared receipt is ready when they reach checkout.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2013

Samsung's new Galaxy S4 is seen during its unveiling on March 14, 2013 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Challenges iPhone With New Galaxy S4

Samsung Electronics is ratcheting up its rivalry with Apple with its new Galaxy S 4 smartphone, which has a larger, sharper screen than its predecessor, the best-selling S III.

03/15/2013

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American Red Cross Offers New Tornado Warning App

As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

Dr. Stephen Woo, Samsung Electronics President, Device Solutions Business speaks during a keynote address at the 2013 International CES at The Venetian on January 9, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 11 and is expected to feature 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Samsung Shows Bendable Phone Screen

By showing off a phone with a flexible screen, Samsung is hinting at a day when we might fold up our large phone or tablet screens as if they were maps.

01/10/2013

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Government Investigating Makers Of Kids Apps

The government is investigating whether companies that make apps have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information and sharing it.

12/10/2012

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Cell Phone Addiction Factors Focus Of Texas Study

What you may have suspected is now confirmed. You may be a cell phone addict. That’s not a good thing.

CBSDFW.COM–11/29/2012

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