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US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit 26 comments
Cybercriminals Select Insiders To Attack Telecom Providers 24 comments
Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks 19 comments
Google Search Removes 'Mobile-Friendly' Label, Will Tackle Interstitials Next 79 comments
Samsung Plans To Sell Refurbished High-End Smartphones In 2017 82 comments
AT&T Says LTE Can Still Offer Speeds Up To 1 Gbps 50 comments
Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI 68 comments
IPv6 Achieves 50% Reach On Major US Carriers 150 comments
iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter 191 comments
Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads 120 comments
FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers 108 comments
Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business 88 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype? 237 comments
Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid? 264 comments
Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats 82 comments
Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device 43 comments
Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns' 71 comments
900M Android Devices Vulnerable To New 'Quadrooter' Security Flaw 129 comments
Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft? 46 comments
Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything' 71 comments
Android Stagefright Bug Required 115 Patches, Millions Still At Risk 50 comments
SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers 29 comments
Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months 162 comments
Samsung Beat Apple In Smartphone Shipments, Profit Surges To 2-Year High 126 comments
NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication 150 comments
New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray 34 comments
Do We Need The Moto Z Smartphones' New Add-On Modules? 56 comments
Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook 126 comments
Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps 124 comments
Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go 79 comments
Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Can Survive Drops 'Up To 80% Of The Time' 111 comments
Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon 328 comments
Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone 35 comments
Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers 48 comments
Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor 50 comments
Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks 62 comments
Pokemon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In US History 174 comments
US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time 118 comments
Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers 360 comments
Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App 311 comments
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Consumer Reports Water-Resistance Test 83 comments
Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules 188 comments
Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay 118 comments
Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable 209 comments
Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices 29 comments
UK Has Fastest Mobile Internet While US Lags Behind, Says Report 136 comments
Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters 266 comments
BlackBerry Remains Committed To Smartphone Business, Despite $670M Net Loss In Last Three Months 78 comments
KFC Introduces Meal Box That Doubles As A Smartphone Charger 77 comments
Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance 85 comments
Alicia Keys Latest Artist To Enforce No Cell Phone Policy at Concerts 482 comments
Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent 43 comments
Social Media Overtakes Television As Young People's Main Source of News, Says Report 159 comments
New York Thieves Wearing Apple Store T-Shirts Steal $16,000 In iPhones 120 comments
Feds Ask Supreme Court To Void Apple's $400 Million Award From Samsung 63 comments
Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones 25 comments
Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released 135 comments
Smartphone Sales Growth Will Drop To Single Digits In 2016, Says Gartner 78 comments
Facebook Says It's Not Secretly Recording You 148 comments
Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR 55 comments
Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads 96 comments
RSA Keys Can Be Harvested With Microphones 157 comments
Report: Average American Will Use 22GB of Mobile Data Per Month In 2021 104 comments
Sirin Labs Launches Solarin, a $14,000 Privacy-Focused Smartphone 95 comments
Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use 141 comments
Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update 31 comments
Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study 100 comments
ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone 48 comments
Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study 113 comments
Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women 260 comments
Millennials Value Speed Over Security, Says Survey 143 comments
FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers 135 comments
Google Built an Escape Room, Making People Use Its Apps To Get Out 50 comments
Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email 134 comments
Americans Used Nearly 10 Trillion Megabytes of Mobile Data Last Year 91 comments
How Militarized Cops Are Zapping Rights With Stingray 105 comments
ARM Announces Next-Gen 64-Bit Artemis Mobile Chip On 10nm TSMC FinFET Process 51 comments
Google Is A Serial Tracker 110 comments
Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream' 24 comments
Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report 139 comments
FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices 74 comments
Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study 234 comments
Netflix Enables Streaming Quality Control To Reign In Mobile Data Usage 69 comments
LAPD Hacked An iPhone 5s Before The FBI Hacked San Bernardino Terrorist's iPhone 5c 47 comments
Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China 89 comments
Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time? 397 comments
Tim Cook Defends Apple, Teases Exciting New Products In The Pipeline 225 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Glare On Cellphones? 135 comments
Sony Is Bringing PlayStation Games To iOS and Android Devices 48 comments
Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken 28 comments
Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399 158 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are You Excited About Upcoming 4-inch iPhone or 9.7-inch iPad Pro? 310 comments
Facebook and Whatsapp Discontinue Support For Blackberry 138 comments
Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile To Older Phones 44 comments
LG Releases First Smartphone With DAB+ Chip 53 comments
Chicagoan Arrested For Using Cell-phone Jammer To Make Subway Commute Tolerable 518 comments
Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6S: Samsung Has the Upper-Hand, For Now 131 comments
McAfee Says He Lied About iPhone Hacking Method To Get Public Attention 171 comments
Samsung Galaxy S7's Moisture Warning Prevents Charging When Wet 74 comments
Fingerprint-Protected Phones Vulnerable To Inkjet Attack 56 comments
Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones 43 comments
iOS 9.3 Will Tell You If Your Employer Is Monitoring Your iPhone 137 comments
Israeli Troops Who Relied On Waze Blundered Into Deadly Palestinian Firefight 199 comments
UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data 59 comments
Judge Favors Apple In iPhone Unlocking Case In New York 114 comments
WhatsApp To End Support For BlackBerry, Nokia, and Other Older Operating Systems 188 comments
Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard 47 comments
Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack 405 comments
Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen 599 comments
World's First Modular Smart Phone Hits the Market 139 comments
Internet By Light Promises To Leave Wi-Fi Eating Dust 205 comments
DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones 285 comments
ARM: Mobile Graphics Will Surpass PlayStation 4, Xbox One In 2017 90 comments
Indoor LTE Wireless: Not To Be Overlooked At Mobile World Congress 21 comments
Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat 389 comments
Why Are Apple's Competitors Staying Silent On the iPhone Unlocking Fight? 301 comments
3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief 25 comments
Mobile Giant Three Group To Block Online Advertising 94 comments
Apple Announces New Trade Up With Installments Program 107 comments
IETF's Tips For Network Admins On How To Avoid Draining Smartphone Batteries 65 comments
Apple vs. the Right To Repair 381 comments
Malware Targets All Android Phones — Except Those In Russia 78 comments
Smartphones May Soon Provide Earthquake Warnings 66 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Have a Pager? Do You Find It Useful? 307 comments
Qualcomm Promises Gigabit LTE Speeds and New Chips to Power Smartwatches 46 comments
Foxconn Set To Acquire Sharp Corporation For $5.6 Billion 48 comments
Have Your iPhone 6 Repaired, Only To Get It Bricked By Apple 410 comments
Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store 167 comments
Google To Take 'Apple-Like' Control Over Nexus Phones 180 comments
Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones 79 comments
LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft 39 comments
Apple Developing Wireless Charging For Mobile Devices 133 comments
ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance 29 comments
WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats 27 comments
iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk 67 comments
Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead 456 comments
Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data" 171 comments
AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Mobile Data To Lure TV Subscribers 68 comments
Lenovo To Build Google's First Project Tango Phone 48 comments
A New, App-Based Format For Novels 57 comments
BlackBerry Will Continue Operations In Pakistan 36 comments
Carrier iQ Goes Under, AT&T Buys Assets and Staff 26 comments
Verizon Offering $650 To Switch To Their Network 83 comments
The Reason a Surface Phone Won't Fix Microsoft's Mobile Problem 154 comments
Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone 165 comments
Switzerland Moves Toward a Universal Phone Charger Standard 401 comments
Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America 150 comments
Fujitsu Spins Off Its PC and Mobile Divisions 100 comments
Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone 143 comments
Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion 151 comments
Mozilla Will Stop Developing and Selling Firefox OS Smartphones 174 comments
Millions of Smart TVs, Phones and Routers At Risk From Old Vulnerability 65 comments
Samsung Agrees To Pay Apple $548 Million Over Smartphone Patents 64 comments
Cellphones Really Are Not As Good As They Were 10 Years Ago At Making Calls 215 comments
IRS: We Used Stingray Devices To Track 37 Phones 63 comments
BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns 71 comments
Pursuit of Slenderness May Mean No More Headphone Jack In iPhone 7 412 comments
Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs 72 comments
On iFixit and the Right To Repair 250 comments
UK Mobile Operator Could Block Ads At Network Level 109 comments
Blackberry Offers 'Lawful Device Interception Capabilities' 137 comments
Judge: Stingrays Are 'Simply Too Powerful' Without Adequate Oversight 111 comments
With Respect To Gaming, Android Still Lags Behind iOS 166 comments
Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 820 With Adreno 530 Graphics For Mobile Devices 34 comments
Report: Google Wants To Design Its Own Smartphone Chips 90 comments
Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices 123 comments
Google Hackers Expose 11 Major Security Flaws In Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 61 comments
Activision Buys Candy Crush Developer For $5.9B 132 comments
Sprint Signs First Direct Roaming Agreement With Cuba 17 comments
Motorola Unveils Droid Turbo 2, Claims Shatterproof Display, 48 Hour Battery 111 comments
Carriers Selling Your Data: a $24 Billion Business 125 comments
The IRS Has Stingray Devices 83 comments
Hands-On With the Fairphone 2 Modular Android Smartphone 107 comments
Secret Service Allowed To Use Warrantless Cellphone Tracking 104 comments
Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices 150 comments
Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones 225 comments
Nearly One-third of Consumers Would Give Up Their Car Before Their Smartphone 242 comments
GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person 127 comments
Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P Reviews Arrive 190 comments
The Pepsi P1 Smartphone Takes Consumer Lock-In Beyond the App 166 comments
Over 10,000 Problems Fixed In Detroit Thanks To Cellphone App 159 comments
Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve 166 comments
Not All iPhone 6s Processors Are Created Equal 262 comments
Windows Phone Store Increasingly Targeted With Fake Mobile Apps 90 comments
Verizon Is Merging Its Cellphone Tracking Supercookie with AOL's Ad Tracking Network 100 comments
From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum 88 comments
Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down 59 comments
Motorola Marketed the Moto E 2015 On Promise of Updates, Stops After 219 Days 123 comments
Sprint To Begin Layoffs, Cut $2.5 Billion In Expenses 55 comments
Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China 109 comments
The Real Cost of Mobile Ads 117 comments
iOS 9 'Wi-Fi Assist' Could Lead To Huge Wireless Bills 182 comments
Google Shows Off 2 New Nexus Phones, a New Pixel, and More 208 comments
iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks 213 comments
South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk 54 comments
Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack 246 comments
Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer 26 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware? 191 comments
AT&T Says Malware Secretly Unlocked Hundreds of Thousands of Phones 123 comments
Appeals Court Bans Features From Older Samsung Phones 69 comments
Purdue 'HUSH' Tool Promises 16% Battery Life Gain For Wasteful Android Phones 80 comments
Using a Smartphone As a Virtual Reality Controller 13 comments
Amazon Stops Selling Fire Phone 80 comments
Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics 120 comments
Microsoft Killing Off Nokia's Windows Phone Apps 77 comments
20+ Chinese Android Smartphones Models Come With Pre-Installed Malware 74 comments
Cheap Smartphones Quietly Becoming Popular In the US 209 comments
Sony Unveils Smartphone With 4K Screen 117 comments
Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale 42 comments
T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data 346 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US? 142 comments
A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit 14 comments
Former Apple CEO Creates an iPhone Competitor 143 comments
Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing 87 comments
Most People Use Their Phones During Social Events, Despite Thinking It Harms Conversation 137 comments
Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It 61 comments
Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5 157 comments
In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes 213 comments
Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps 80 comments
Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases 21 comments
Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program 68 comments
Sprint Drops Two-Year Contracts 112 comments
The Realities of a $50 Smartphone 141 comments
Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition 46 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone? 208 comments
Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network) 145 comments
Ubuntu Phones Now Available Worldwide (On Some Networks) 45 comments
Prosecutors Op-Ed: Phone Encryption Blocks Justice 392 comments
Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs 105 comments
HTC Doesn't Protect Fingerprint Data 66 comments
Chinese Tech Companies Building Factories In India 104 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones? 133 comments
Google Fi: Simple Until It's Not 51 comments
Verizon Ends Smartphone Subsidies 155 comments
Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia 200 comments
Unicode Consortium Looks At Symbols For Allergies 194 comments
Samsung Woos Developers As It Eyes Tizen Expansion Beyond Smartphones 80 comments
Samsung Wants To Bring Back the Flip Phone With Bendable Screens 59 comments
Maliciously Crafted MKV Video Files Can Be Used To Crash Android Phones 92 comments
OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS 154 comments
KDE Community Announces Fully Open Source Plasma Mobile 44 comments
Researchers: Mobile Users Will Trade Data For Fun and Profit 21 comments
US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private 179 comments
A Month With a Ubuntu Phone 118 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy? 227 comments
Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone 67 comments
Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again 111 comments
Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip 184 comments
Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use? 129 comments
Time Warner Cable Owes $229,500 To Woman It Would Not Stop Calling 215 comments
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