Monthly Archives: July 2016

Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–July 25, 2016

Edward Snowden Designs Device To Detect iPhone Snooping Working with noted computer researcher/hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has created a design for an “introspection engine” that detects unwanted radio signals from attached iPhones. They … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–July 18, 2016

For The First Time, Federal Judge Tosses Cell Phone ‘Stingray’ Evidence Obtained Without A Warrant For the first time, a federal judge has suppressed evidence obtained without a warrant by U.S. law enforcement using a stingray, a surveillance device that … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–July 11, 2016

How Activists Used Crime Scanner Apps and Cellphones to Record Alton Sterling’s Fatal Shooting The killing of Alton Sterling at the hands of police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has sparked national outrage after a video showing the incident was posted … Continue reading

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Weekly Cell Phone News in Review–July 5, 2016

Amazon Gets Back in the Phone Business, With Cheap Ad-Supported Androids Amazon Inc. is back in the smartphone business. No, there is no Fire 2. But the retailer is selling two Android smartphones, one for just $50, subsidized by Amazon … Continue reading

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