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‘Kill switch’ bill pushed for sake of phone robbery victims

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A lawmaker is proposing a “kill switch” that will not only disable and delete private data stored in stolen cell phones, but also make the gadgets useless for future users.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Bill penalizing techy intruders advances to plenary

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Paparazzi, you would soon be in big trouble.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Lapid wants Senate to probe text scams

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Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid has asked the Senate to look into the proliferation of “text scams” that pester cellphone users.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Poe pushes for implementation of law requiring free text alerts during calamities

Sen. Grace Poe. FILE PHOTO

Amid the onset of calamities during the rainy season, Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday urged the “meaningful” implementation of a law that requires mobile service providers to send free disaster warning alerts to their subscribers.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | 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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