The Federal Trade Commission is announcing a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, including nearly 100 actions targeting operations across the country that they say are responsible for more than 1 billion calls.
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FTC 'Call It Quits' Robocall Crackdown CampaignThe Federal Trade Commission is announcing a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, including nearly 100 actions targeting operations across the country that they say are responsible for more than 1 billion calls.
App Now Shows Travelers DFW Airport Security Wait TimesFor awhile there's been an app for travelers flying out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. Until recently travelers couldn't find out how long the wait was at security lines -- now that’s all changed.
Coppell High Classmates Unlock Same iPhone X With Their FacesUmang Kaushik and Svayam Sharma unlocked the same phone with their faces.
Coppell High Classmates Unlock Same iPhone X With Their FacesApple says the odds of some random person unlocking an iPhone X with their face is a million to one.
North Texas School District Implements New Plan To Keep Students SafeSteve Pickett shows us how an app is part of a new safety initiative at the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school district.
Flu Cases On The Rise In North TexasThere's now an easy way to talk to a doctor about flu symptoms.
New Twist To The Self Checkout LaneSam's Club is taking that option to the next level as it prepares to open a self checkout store.
Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected At Apple Event WednesdayApple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet.
Smartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To DriversSmartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To Drivers
Your Internet Use Could Change As 'Net Neutrality' EndsYour ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections. Any changes are likely to happen slowly, as companies assess how much consumers will tolerate.
DART App Lets Passengers Discreetly Report Safety ConcernsDallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is using a smartphone app to try and help keep their passengers safe. The DART Say Something app gives passengers a way to report concerns directly to DART Police.
Setting Up Medical ID On Phone A Smart IdeaFirst responders walk us through the one-minute setup that could save precious time when it matters most!
How To Protect Your Personal Info While Shopping OnlineThe days of camping in front of stores for the best Black Friday deals are over. Now, shoppers are camped out on websites, hoping to grab some discounted Christmas gifts on a computer or smartphone. However, there is a potential cost for that convenience unless you take the proper steps to safeguard your personal information.
Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechnologyWhen most people think of distracted driving they think of smartphones, but a new study says there are other distractions in vehicles that can be just as bad. The study done by AAA finds that technology built into the dashboards of many cars is taking drivers’ eyes and attention off the road and their hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time.
Apple Releases iPhoneX & iPhone 8 ModelsApple is releasing a super-premium iPhone with a super-premium price tag, starting at $999.
Rowlett & Plano Dealing With 911 IssuesRowlett & Plano Dealing With 911 Issues
2 North Texas Cities Having 911 ProblemsThe issue in Plano involves a mobile network, the one in Rowlett a city outage.
New Effort To Crack Down On RobocallsNew Effort To Crack Down On Robocalls
Dallas Leaders Hear About 911 ImprovementsThe Dallas City Council on Wednesday learned what officials have been doing to fix the city's troubled 911 call center.
Dallas Leaders To Hear About 911 ImprovementsThe Dallas City Council on Wednesday will learn what officials have been doing to fix the city's troubled 911 call center.
New Push To Get Drivers To Put Their Phones DownDespite warnings and even bans in some North Texas cities, distracted driving is on the rise.
Rawlings Answers Questions About Dallas 911 IssueMayor Mike Rawlings took questions from reporters on Friday about the problems that have been preventing people from making 911 calls in Dallas.
Officials Optimistic About Dallas 911 RepairsThe troubled Dallas 911 system is closer to being fixed on Friday, according to city officials.
Team Coverage: A Mother Wants Answers; So Far There Are NoneA 6-month old died after a babysitter could not get in touch with 911 through a T-Mobile cell phone.
AT&T 911 Problem Fixed, But No Word On What HappenedThe FCC says it is unacceptable that for 5 hours people couldn't use this to call for help.
Forth Worth Partners With Traffic AppThe city of Fort Worth is partnering with Waze to help drivers better avoid traffic
How To Keep Your Cell Phone Number SafeCyber security experts say your cell phone number can be the gateway to your private information.
Denton Leaders Mull Phone Ban On RoadsThe debate over this issue has raged on for months, but a decision may finally be made.
North Texas Shoppers Logging On For Cyber MondayWith the hunt on for the perfect gifts companies are looking to cash in on Cyber Monday. Every year it's something new. And every year more people are choosing to shop online and using their mobile devices.