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Death to Smartphone Theft: The New "Kill Switch" Feature

Smartphone theft is on the rise and is becoming ever more violent, especially in major cities, TechHive reports.
To fight this epidemic, lawmakers and law enforcers have finally persuaded smartphone giants to fully adopt the “kill switch”- software that completely disables a device after it is stolen. 

Report: Google planning to add smartphone kill switch in next Android version

According to a report from PC World, both Google and Microsoft are planning to announce plans to add a smartphone kill switch to their mobile software in an effort to combat device theft. 163 more words