Lookout beats Minnesota, California, and CTIA with anti-theft feature

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This morning Lookout announced a product feature that has been all over the news recently as legislatures rush to enact anti-theft measures on mobile devices. Their new feature is called Theft Alerts and promises to help protect your device from thieves by enabling some advanced security ...

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Minnesota calls first on “kill-switch” law; California cries

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In what is ensured to create chaos to manufacturers as a multitude of states now plan to pass their own “kill-switch” bills, Minnesota becomes the first state to sign the bill into law, narrowly beating out California who passed a similar law last week. It would go into effect one ...

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California Senate does about face; “Kill switch” bill approved

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After revising the cell phone kill-switch bill that was rejected at the end of April, it appears that the California Senate has approved the controversial bill. The key changes made were items like giving the carriers a six-month extension to the deadline for compliance and to clarify that ...

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California introduces anti-theft “kill switch” bill

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It is not uncommon to store basically every bit of personal information on your smartphone. And with cellphones being more popular than they ever have been, if somebody steals your phone, you could lose everything. That’s where a new bill proposed in California hopes to come in. The idea ...

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Samsung looking to expand with two new facilities in California

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Samsung isn’t looking to adhere to any stops this next year. The mobile giant is planning to open two new U.S. facilities, both in California, in 2013. One facility is planned to e a massive 1.1 million square foot building in San Jose, and will house their display and semiconductor end ...

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Google I/O 2013 to be held May 15-17 in San Francisco

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If you’re a Google developer, engineer, or just a superfan, you know that Google I/O is the place to be. Google’s Vic Gundotra has just announced that the 2012 Google I/O conference will take place on May 15-17 in San Francisco, CA, at the Moscone West. The conference, while held ...

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