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

Evidence photos show property recovered by Port St. Lucie police

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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AT&T, T-Mobile team up to combat smartphone theft

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AT&T and T-Mobile have paired up to help combat thefts of smartphone by adding their list of IMEIs to a national database.  Initially announced back in April, this joint and voluntary effort will also see help from Verizon and Sprint and is backed by the CTIA and FCC. Now, instead of ...

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