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Bill seeks ban on cellphone use in banks

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A lawmaker has proposed banning the use of cellphones in banks to prevent the use of gadgets from being used for criminal purposes.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, residents walk on a lane painted with instructions to separate those using their phones as they walk from others in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. AP

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they’re going.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung earnings hit by slowing China sales

A woman passes by a billboard of  Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy 5 at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

Samsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung to build $1B display factory in Vietnam

LG’s Lifeband Touch, bottom, and Samsung’s Gear Fit, top, are shown for the photograph in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 5, 2014. AP

The display manufacturing unit of Samsung Electronics Co. says it has secured approval from Vietnam to build a $1 billion factory in the Southeast Asian country.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bill seeks installation of ‘kill switch’ to prevent cell phone theft

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A kill switch that would make stolen mobile phones useless should be installed in all such devices prior to their sale in order to discourage theft, a party-list lawmaker has proposed.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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