Monthly Archives: April 2016

Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 25, 2016

Americans Keep Their Cellphones Longer The death of the two-year cellphone contract has broken many Americans from a habit of routinely upgrading their smartphones. Since the early days of Apple Inc.’s iPhone, most customers have avoided paying for the full … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 18, 2016

Proposed NY Law Would Let Police Check Drivers’ Cell Phones After Crashes New York lawmakers are considering allowing police to use new “Textalyzer” technology to check if a motorist involved in an accident had been illegally using their cell phone … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 11, 2016

14% of Doctors Keep Patient Data on Cell Phones, Don’t Use Password As the healthcare industry reacts to a streak of ransomware attacks against hospitals, a new report sheds light on a looming but poorly-publicized threat: doctor’s mobile communications practices. … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–April 4, 2016

BlackBerry Revenue Drops as Handset Troubles Continue BlackBerry’s focus on mobile device management software and services paid off for the smartphone maker in its latest quarter, but an almost 30% drop in revenue underscores its struggles to revive its handset … Continue reading

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