Tag: cellphone

US Supreme Court boosts privacy with mobile data ruling

Landmark decision will force US government to obtain warrant for location data.

Can Cell Phones Help Save Rain Forests? This Tribe Thinks So

Rather than being tossed in the trash, these old cell phones are being used to help track signs of deforestation.

Huawei’s China consumer sales head detained in corruption probe

China’s biggest maker of smartphones said head of sales has been detained in a corruption investigation.

Business resilience? Or Business reliance?

You’re on holiday, sat by the pool ‘chilling out’… and all of a sudden you hear it! The oh-so-important person - talking far too loudly - on a business call!

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs is a wake-up call on internet security

A security expert examines if the hackers of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs could actually take over a real smart city (interview) One of the appealing parts about Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs video game is just how plausible its scenario is in the real world. In Watch Dogs, a hacker named Aiden Pearce and his friends take ...

5 lessons for entrepreneurs about preparing for crisis communications

Ubiquitous cell phone cameras mean every embarrassing mistake you or an employee makes is made in public. In a time where you can pretty much bank on cell phone cameras capturing every moment, it is more important than ever for brands to make smart decisions when it comes to delivering on promises to their customers. ...

The troubling secret inside your phone

Did you know your cellphone likely comes with a warning about how close to hold it to your head and body? The message inside your cellphone's settings and manual telling you to keep the device 5 to 15 mm away from your body. CBC Marketplace ask why this message exists, why it's so hidden, and whether ...

Please stop charging your phone in public ports!

If a port is compromised, there's no limit to what information a hacker could steal from you!

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