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Qualcomm Says Its Chips Can Power a More Secure Smartphone Kill Switch

Qualcomm says using its Snapdragon processors can help in the effort to ensure that cellphones can be rendered useless when stolen.

While there has been a big push for so-called “kill switches,” the chipmaker says that adding a hardware component to a kill switch has big advantages over a software-only approach. 166 more words

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Apkudo Announces Device Testing for Kill Switch Compliance

Industry first to ensure the feature is properly implemented on devices to comply with new legislation

September 2, 2014 – Baltimore, MD – Apkudo, the device experience assurance company, today announced the launch of ‘Confirmed Kill’ testing to verify and validate smartphone kill switch implementations. 255 more words

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