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On second thought, California Senate backs kill-switch bill

After failing to pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for every smartphone sold in California, the state's Senate OK'd the proposal Thursday.

on techhive.com

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Project Ara module maker explores 'conductive ink' to create circuitry

3D Systems is developing conductive ink for Project Ara's modular blocks, and also fine-tuning its manufacturing process

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OnePlus firms up the release details of its One uber-phone

The $300 high-end phone should be fairly easy to get in June, OnePlus says.

on greenbot.com

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DryBox looks to make a splash, drying out wet smartphones

Get your mobile device to a DryBox Drying Station within 36 hours of its unexpected dunk in the drink, and you stand a 75 to 80 percent chance of reviving your phone. And now the company is looking to expand into self-service units.

on techhive.com

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Should police be allowed to search phones without a warrant?

That's the question at the heart of a case currently being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, where both sides have some very valid arguments.

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Nokia names Rajeev Suri as new CEO, reports phone sales drop

Microsoft faces a challenge as Nokia discloses waning phone sales. Meanwhile, Nokia names its network chief as its new chief executive.

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Smartphone lull a golden opportunity for Microsoft

But the company has a lot of work to do if it wants to catch up to iOS and Android.

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ARM says 64-bit chips have begun shipping in high volume

ARM reports a 30 percent year-over-year increase in A-series chips into smartphones, including the first high-volume sales of 64-bit chips.

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Watch out Nexus: Cyanogen-powered, $299 OnePlus One finally revealed in full

We already know a lot about the device, but the OnePlus One smartphone running CyanogenMod is finally here.

on greenbot.com

AT&T: Phone buyers are hanging up on subsidies

Almost 3 million people picked the installment plan in the first quarter, according to the carrier's quarterly results.