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10 things to know about the smartphone kill switch

The smartphone kill switch appears to be on its way to every handset sold in the U.S. So what's all the fuss about?

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What you need to know about Amazon's Fire Phone

We spent some time with the new smartphone from Amazon and can answer any questions you might have.

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As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones

After a year of pressure, U.S. law enforcement officials announce a major success in their phone anti-theft push

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Researchers embed transparent sensors in Corning Gorilla Glass

Researchers have successfully created a transparent temperature sensor that is embedded inside the Corning Gorilla Glass used by most smartphones. It could be in phones within a year, they said.

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In pictures: Amazon's Fire Phone event

In a move that surprised very few, Amazon launched its first flagship smartphone during a press event on Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

on techhive.com

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Wireless data traffic more than doubled in US in 2013

The average subscriber line carries 801 megabytes of data per month, said the CTIA.

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AT&T says customer data accessed to unlock smartphones

Social Security numbers were accessed in a bid to unlock smartphones

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates

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OnePlus One launch delayed to fix critical OpenSSL bug

The OnePlus One was supposed to ship sometime in May, but a pesky newly discovered OpenSSL bug thwarted those plans.

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Google's search to shame sites that don't play well with phones

Google says that it will discourage users from clicking on sites that don't correctly process page requests from mobile phones.