Americans love them, and hate them. And many say they can’t imagine living without their mobile phones. A survey released Friday shows the mixed emotions people feel about their devices, with many saying they use the phones to save time, but worry about spending too much time using them.
The first computer processors developed during the 1940s took up an entire room and consumed large amounts of power. Now, the same, or even greater, equivalent of computer processor could be found in a microchip the size of a fingernail.
PARIS—Mobile phone users may be at increased risk from brain cancer and should use texting and hands-free devices to reduce exposure, the World Health Organisation’s cancer experts said. Radio-frequency electromagnetic fields generated by such devices are “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced at the end of an eight-day [...]