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Apple Spends Nearly $2 Billion on European Data Centres
March 5th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Apple has announced plans to invest US$1.9 billion in two data centres in Europe, each powered by renewable energy....more

Employees Become Angry when Receiving After-hours Email, Texts
March 4th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
People who receive electronic correspondence from work after hours become angry more often than not and that can interfere with their personal lives, ...more

Text Messages a New Tool in the Fight to Prevent Skin Cancer
February 13th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Australians' love affair with mobile phones could save their life according to a joint QUT, Cancer Council Queensland and University of Queensland study using text messages to improve skin cancer prevention and promote sun protection....more

Choosing a Cell Phone, Prescription Drug Plan or New Car? Read This First
February 11th 2015 - 01:00 GMT
Having more choices is generally considered a good thing - until you actually have to choose that one cell phone, one prescription drug plan or one car model from among a dozen or so options. ...more

Hey, Guys: Posting a Lot of Selfies Doesn't Send a Good Message
January 16th 2015 - 01:40 GMT
The picture isn't pretty for guys who post a lot of selfies on social media sites like Facebook and Instagram....more

IPhone Separation Linked to Physiological Anxiety, Poor Cognitive Performance
January 13th 2015 - 02:20 GMT
Research from the University of Missouri has found that cell phone separation can have serious psychological and physiological effects on iPhone users,...more

Smartphone Thumb Skills are Altering Our Brains
December 23rd 2014 - 23:55 GMT
The more the Smartphone had been used in the previous ten days, the greater the signal in the brain....more

Number of Tajik Cell Phone Users Grows
December 16th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Tajik customers are embracing cell phones as access expands and rates drop, using them to talk, text and connect to the internet....more

Indian Police Arrest Suspect Behind Pro-Islamic State Tweets
December 15th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Police in southern India said on December 13 that they have arrested a man who has admitted to handling a popular Twitter account supporting the Islamic State (IS) militant group....more

6 Ways How to Lower Data Use on Your Smartphone
November 18th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Do you worry each billing cycle about the amount of data you're burning through on your smartphone? Are you going over limit each month despite your best efforts?...more

Ericsson to Support Ebola Prevention Efforts
November 11th 2014 - 01:00 GMT
Ericsson and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have announced a partnership aimed at connecting and providing support for those impacted by health, natural disaster and conflict-driven humanitarian crises....more

Debate over Cellphones in Schools Continues
October 7th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Smartphones in K-12 brings controversy - disruptive or necessary for learning and safety?...more

Iranians Arrested Over Khomeini-Insult SMS
September 22nd 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Eleven people have reportedly been arrested in the southern Iranian province of Shiraz after allegedly sending insulting SMS text messages...more

Pakistan Reduces Militant Access to SIM Cards
September 18th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
The new biometric verification system is designed to improve the country's security, officials and analysts say....more

A Weekly SMS Could Encourage Healthier Food Choices
September 10th 2014 - 00:15 GMT
Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness, ...more

Apple Watch Revealed: The Original
September 3rd 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Silicon Valley giants had wearable timekeepers long before smart watches....more

Cellphone Addiction 'an Increasingly Realistic Possibility,' Study Finds
August 29th 2014 - 09:25 GMT
Women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men college students spend nearly eight, with excessive use posing potential risks for academic performance, according to a Baylor University study on cellphone activity...more

Do You Suffer from Smartphone-loss Anxiety Disorder?
August 21st 2014 - 23:00 GMT
The loss of one's smart phone not only represents an immediate disconnection from one's online contacts but is also a potential privacy and security risk should the lost phone wend its way into the hands of a malicious third party. ...more

It Takes A Village To Find Ramzan Kadyrov's Phone
August 19th 2014 - 06:35 GMT
After misplacing his telephone at a museum opening over the weekend, the Chechen leader had over a thousand people summoned at night and questioned until dawn to help him locate it, ...more

Uzbek Internet Service Becomes Faster, Cheaper
August 13th 2014 - 05:10 GMT
Uzbek internet consumers are enjoying higher speeds and lower rates because the government considers quality internet access a strategic priority. ...more

Report: Russian Hacker Ring Stole 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords
August 6th 2014 - 00:45 GMT
A U.S.-based cybersecurity firm says a Russian crime ring has stolen some 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500 million e-mail addresses....more

Attention, Bosses: Web-surfing at Work Has Its Benefits
August 4th 2014 - 23:30 GMT
A new e-memo for the boss: Online breaks at work can refresh workers and boost productivity. ...more

Iranian Satellite Jamming Causes Storm Of Controversy
July 24th 2014 - 00:45 GMT
The Iranian regime has long used signal jamming to disrupt the flow of information into the Islamic republic, but it couldn't have forecast the strategy's deadly consequences....more

Do Women Talk More Than Men? It's All About Context
July 16th 2014 - 01:10 GMT
Use of sociometers shows that the extent that women are more talkative and collaborative than men depends on the situation...more

Chinese TV Accuses Apple's IPhone of Being Threat to National Security
July 14th 2014 - 01:25 GMT
The Chinese state television broadcaster CCTV has claimed that Apple's iPhones are a threat to national security because they track the user's locations....more

How Twitter Can Be Used to Address Specific Health Issues
July 10th 2014 - 23:20 GMT
Childhood obesity is one of the top public health concerns in the United States, with 32 percent of youths aged 2-19 classified as obese as of 2012. As health problems such as childhood obesity grow, individuals and organizations have taken to Twitter to discuss the problem....more

Mobile Phone Bling May Be a Personal, but Also Cultural Thing
July 10th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Choosing mobile phone cases and customizing phones with charms and decorations may reveal a lot about a person's culture, as well as increase attachment to the devices, according to researchers....more

Afghanistan Rejects Facebook Ban Amid Election Tensions
July 10th 2014 - 01:45 GMT
The Afghan government has rejected a proposal to ban Facebook during the current election crisis....more

Taking a Short Smartphone Break Improves Employee Well-being
July 7th 2014 - 23:10 GMT
Want to be more productive and happier during the workday? Try taking a short break to text a friend, play \"Angry Birds\" or check Facebook on your smartphone, according to Kansas State University research....more

USA Tightens Security On Electronic Devices
July 6th 2014 - 23:25 GMT
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says cellphones or other electronic devices that are not charged up will not be allowed on planes bound to the United States from some overseas airports....more

Research Finds That Cell Phones Reflect Our Personal Microbiome
June 24th 2014 - 23:00 GMT
Study suggests potential uses for cell phones as non-invasive health and bacterial sensors...more

Emergency Services Sent to Rescue Crashed Google Balloon
June 21st 2014 - 00:47 GMT
New Zealand's emergency services were called out to rescue one of Google's test Wi-Fi broadcasting balloons....more

Volkswagen Advert Warns of Dangers of Texting While Driving
June 20th 2014 - 02:00 GMT
Volkswagen has launched a very clever advert that warns of the dangers of driving while using a mobile phone....more

Startbucks to Offer Smartphone Battery Recharging
June 19th 2014 - 02:30 GMT
Starbucks coffee stores in the USA are to make it easier to use their Wi-Fi and mobile payments services, by making sure that customer's mobile phones are fully charged....more

How the Smart-Home Could Become a Hackers Paradise
June 17th 2014 - 05:15 GMT
The future of the smart-home could be the future of attacks on smart devices instead, leading to all sorts of domestic problems....more

In Managing Boundaries Between Work and Home, Technology Can Be Both 'friend' and 'foe'
June 16th 2014 - 12:03 GMT
When it comes to managing boundaries between work responsibilities and home life, technology is our \"frenemy.\" Technology, specifically mobile technology, can be alternately used to maintain, erase or manage home and work boundaries along a spectrum....more

Doctors Remove Mobile Phone from Man's Mouth
June 15th 2014 - 00:37 GMT
A video has gone popular of doctors in South Africa, apparently using forceps to remove a mobile phone that was stuck in a man's mouth....more

Facebook to Harvest Users Browser Habits to Serve Adverts
June 13th 2014 - 02:55 GMT
Facebook has confirmed that it is to start collecting logged-in users behaviour across the wider internet in order to more accurately target adverts served on its own website....more

Solar Flare Could Disrupt Satellite Communications on Friday 13th
June 12th 2014 - 06:20 GMT
Three large solar flares are expected to hit the Earth on Friday and could disrupt satellite communications and the GPS location tracking service....more

More Vulnerabilities Found After Heartbleed Revelations
June 6th 2014 - 04:20 GMT
More security flaws have been found in a critical security application used by most websites, although this time they are said to be less worrying than the \"Heartbleed\" bug that was uncovered last month....more