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Democrats caught using their phones during State of the Union

(Fox News)  It’s a scenario all gamers can relate to. You’re deep into a game, maybe rescuing Princess Peach in “Super Mario Bros.” or stopping your family from drowning in “The Sims.” But then you have to stop gaming and go to work. Well, one Democratic congresswoman has come up with a solution — just keep […]

Technology U.S. News

Trump admin to Supreme Court: No warrant needed for cellphone records

(Washington Times)  The Trump administration told the Supreme Court Wednesday that cellphone records belong to telecom companies, not to their customers, as they sought to defend the ability of police to track Americans’ whereabouts without having to first get a warrant. The case is shaping up as one of this term’s blockbusters, as the high court continues to grapple […]

Technology U.S. News

Justices to weigh cell phone privacy in landmark case

(The Hill)  The privacy of emails, photos stored in the cloud, even heart rate history from a smartwatch could be at stake, according to civil libertarians, as the Supreme Court takes up a potential blockbuster case after Thanksgiving. When they return to the bench after the holiday, the justices will weigh whether the history of […]

Business

Verizon Earnings Sink in Q1 2017 – Business Insider

(Business Insider / Reuters) Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday reported quarterly results that missed estimates and said it lost subscribers who pay a monthly bill despite the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier’s re-launch of unlimited data plans. Shares of the company fell 2.3 percent to $47.80 in premarket trading. Net income attributable to Verizon fell to […]

Health U.S. News

Judge Orders California To Release Papers On Risk Of Cell Phone Use – CBS San Francisco

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) — California could have to hand-over some documents it tried to keep under wraps. On Friday, a Superior Court judge ordered the state to release papers discussing the risk of cell phone use. The documents were written by the state’s Environmental Health Investigations branch and are believed to contain cell phone radiation […]