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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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Man Gets 99 Years For Fort Worth Phone Store Heist

A convicted felon has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for robbing a North Texas phone store and locking a worker in a safe.

CBS 11–02/03/2014

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T-Mobile Pays Customers To Leave Rivals

T-Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their cell phone service contracts.

01/09/2014

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Viral Video: Comedian Really Hates Cell Phones

Louis CK joined Conan O’Brien to discuss his complete hate of cell phones and how they are ruining our lives.

KRLD–09/23/2013

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Experts Seeing More Instances Of Sleep Texting

You’ve heard of sleep walking? Try sleep texting. No joke — experts say they’re seeing more and more people complaining about it.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Irving Police Warn About Cell Phone Theft

Law enforcement officials in Irving are warning North Texans about a continued increase in cell phone thefts in the DFW area.

08/19/2013

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10 Years In Prison For Leader Of Cell Phone Theft Ring

The former AT&T employee found guilty of acquiring hundreds of stolen cell phones, to sell on Craigslist and Ebay, is heading to prison.

CBSDFW.COM–08/15/2013

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Benefit Of Mobile Apps For Toddlers Questioned

Can a mobile app really teach a baby to find her nose? Or learn to recognize letters and numbers? Not according to an advocacy group that filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Trade Commission.

08/07/2013

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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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AT&T Introduces Option For Faster Phone Upgrades

AT&T is making it easier for customers to upgrade their cellphones more frequently, as long as they’re willing to pay more.

07/16/2013

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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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