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SAN FRANCISCO – A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft. 618 more words
With several states and municipalities considering various mandatory “kill-switch” laws for mobile devices, the wireless industry announced a voluntary commitment to include new anti-theft technology on phones starting next year. 406 more words
TORONTO – Canadians who lose their smartphone or have it stolen should have little hope that their private information will remain private if their device is left unlocked, according to a new study. 946 more words
Watch above: What is a cellphone “kill switch” and why do Canadians want them to be mandatory? Shirlee Engel reports.
TORONTO – Cellphone theft has become a hot button issue for consumers and law enforcement agencies across Canada, opening the debate for so-called cellphone “kill switches” north of the U.S. 734 more words