July is a dangerous time for cell phones, report shows

July is a dangerous time for cell phones, report shows Summertime is here, and as many people gear up for the Fourth of July or other fun in the sun activities, they may want to keep an eye on their cell phone. Asurian, a technology protection service, recently released data that pegged July as being one of the most dangerous months for cell phones, as ...
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Schools struggle with cell phone policies

Schools struggle with cell phone policies It seems as though the majority of teens have a cell phone, and some schools have been struggling with creating cell phone bans and regulations. According to the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, even those who once were for having cell phones in classrooms are now changing their minds. Paul Barnell, a Kentucky high school teacher, wrote an ...
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Parents take time to monitor child’s cell phone use

Parents take time to monitor child’s cell phone use Parents of teens in this day and age are fully aware of how inseparable kids and their cell phones are. However, it is important for parents to develop guidelines for cell phone use, so the teen does not spend their entire day texting their friends, according to The Reporter News. “They were in the same ...
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Hacker accessed millions of LinkedIn passwords

Hacker accessed millions of LinkedIn passwords The professional social media site, LinkedIn, has become victim to hackers, and 6.5 million users’ passwords have been posted to a Russian hacker site. According to CNET, there are 150 million users on LinkedIn, and now millions of them may have their password stolen. LinkedIn passwords are encrypted using an algorithm SHA-1, which is known ...
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New cell phone in Japan can identify radiation levels

New cell phone in Japan can identify radiation levels Japanese residents are very worried about radiation since last year’s nuclear meltdown. This concern is as rampant as ever – even 14 months since the tsunami hit northeastern Japan and set off meltdowns and explosions at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. As a result, according to The Associated Press, a new cell phone was developed ...
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