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AT&T calls out competitors for offering Wi-Fi calling without proper FCC authorization

AT&T has called out two of its competitors, Sprint and T-Mobile, over their decision to offer Wi-Fi calling support on smartphones without first getting proper authorization from the Federal Communications Commission in a letter to that organization’s chairman.<p>According to AT&T, the FCC has been …

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Who is putting up 'interceptor' cell towers? The mystery deepens

Mysterious “interceptor” cell towers in the USA are grabbing phone calls — but they’re not part of the phone networks. And, two experts told VentureBeat today, the towers don’t appear to be projects of the National Security Agency (NSA).<p>The towers were revealed by Les Goldsmith to Popular Science …

Where to sell your iPhone 5s, 5c and 5

All signs say Apple will introduce the iPhone 6 next week and start selling it by the end of the month. If you want to sell an old iPhone, the time is now.<p>You can get a great return on your device by selling through EBay or Craigslist, but if you don't want to deal with strangers and would rather …

Google Event Sept 15: Android One on point

Just this morning we found that Motorola was shipping thousands of Moto G2 units to India. Now we’ve gotten wind of a Google Event being held in …

Motorola

Hey, DIYers: Here's How to Take Care of Your Hands

You can't just throw them away and get new ones. So try these 6 solutions.

Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls

Every smart phone has a secondary OS, which can be hijacked by high-tech hackers<p>Like many of the ultra-secure phones that have come to market in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks, the CryptoPhone 500, which is marketed in the U.S. by ESD America and built on top of an unassuming Samsung Galaxy …

Cities With The Best -- And Worst -- Drivers

Auto safety is a two-way street, so to speak. No matter what kind of vehicle one drives and how prudent one is while operating it, the likelihood of getting into an accident often depends upon the carefulness or recklessness of other motorists.<p>Maybe it’s a cultural thing, or it has something to do …

You can steal data from a computer by touching it

Normally, breaking a PC's security involves either finding security exploits or launching brute force attacks, neither of which is necessarily quick or easy. However, a team at Tel Aviv University has come up with a potentially much simpler way to swipe data from a computer: touch it. If you make …

Tesla Wants to Pay Hackers a Full-Time Salary to Break Its Cars

(Photo Credit: A.J. Mueller)<p>Computer hackers, call off your salvos against Microsoft and stop trying to wreck our blog: Break into a Model S and Tesla might hire you.<p>The electric automaker wants to hire up to 30 full-time employees from the hacking community, as evidenced from its display at the …

Nissan IDX production model to get sharper, less retro styling

The Nissan IDx seems like the type of concept that auto enthusiasts wish they could be driving. With a compact size, style inspired by the classic Datsun 510 and a rear-wheel-drive powertrain, it certainly ticks many of the boxes that people want. Unfortunately, the car seems to be miles away from …

How To Banish Those Annoying iMessage Spammers Forever

iMessage is awash with spammers, according to a new Wired report.<p>That may not be true, though.<p>A recent post by AppleInsider dug into the report Wired's article is based on and searched iPhone message forums for user complaints.<p>They didn't find much.<p>Cloudmark, the firm that produced the iMessage …

iMessage

Fatal Police Shooting of Michael Brown Sparks Protests in Missouri

FERGUSON, Mo. - The fatal shooting of a black teenager by police sent hundreds of angry residents out of their apartments Saturday in a St. Louis suburb, igniting shouts of "kill the police" during a confrontation that lasted several hours. A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI …

Law Enforcement

5 Companies Building Keyboards for iOS 8

Following all the hullabaloo at WWDC this week, with OS X Yosemite, iCloud Drive, iOS 8, HealthKit, HomeKit, and a brand new programming language unveiled, you could have been excused for glazing over this tantalizing tidbit: third-party keyboards are coming to iOS.<p>Just as potential car-buyers may …

Here's everything Tesla has done to the Model S' software since 2012

While today’s Tesla Model S electric car may look just the same as the first one that rolled off the line two years ago, it’s had quite a few hardware updates under the surface.<p>But from a Tesla owner’s point of view, the car has been improved far more by numerous updates to its computer software …

The CIA Joins Twitter And Facebook, Internet Reacts Accordingly (PICTURES)

The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a Twitter account, and it's really... humorous?<p>The account, @CIA, has attracted tens of thousands of …

Lookout now gives you a play-by-play as thieves steal your phone

A good message to get, but will you see it in time?<p>Did your phone just get stolen? Chances are you won't know until after it's happened. According to Lookout, a company that's in the mobile security business, you were probably at a bar or restaurant and will never see the device again.<p>The reason is …

LG G3 vs Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8: size comparison (Video)

“Five point five inches” sounds gigantic – well, for smartphones, at least. Even the original Galaxy Note, the model that got the phablet craze going …

EXCLUSIVE: Edward Snowden Tells Brian Williams: ‘I Was Trained as a Spy’

Edward Snowden, in an exclusive interview with "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, is fighting back against critics who dismissed him as a low-level hacker — saying he was “trained as a spy” and offered technical expertise to high levels of government.<p>Snowden defended his expertise in portions of …

Surveillance

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These Harvard And MIT Kids Say They've Made NSA-Proof Email

Those who worry that Gmail or the National Security Agency may be rifling through their emails now have a new alternative: ProtonMail, a super-secure email service created by students from Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>"It was the Snowden leaks that got us started," …

Pakistan woman stoned by family outside Lahore court

<b>A Pakistani woman has been killed by her relatives outside Lahore High Court for marrying against their wishes.</b><p>Police said 30-year old Farzana Parveen died on the spot after being attacked with bricks and sticks.<p>Her father handed himself in, but police say her brothers and former fiance, who also …

Pakistan

Nokia Lumia 930 up for pre-order across Europe

The front of the Lumia 930 features a big 5-inch 1080p Nokia ClearBlack display, while inside you'll find a 2.2Ghz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB of …

With Polagram, Print Photos From Your Phone In Just A Few Taps

French startup Polagram just released a couple of new features and raised a round of funding. You can use the iPhone or Android app to print your photos directly from your phone and receive your prints a few days after ordering them. The app tries to get out of the way as much as possible, it’s …

The LG G3 in America: Where to buy LG's new superphone in the US

Get the skinny on where to buy the new LG G3 smartphone in the US.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This is an ongoing story and will be continually updated as more information about the LG G3's US pricing and availability is released.</i><p>Listen up LG fans because all the waiting and guessing games are over. That's right, …

Mobile

iPhone 6 Price: How You'll Pay More Without knowing It

A new study shows that you may pay more for the new iPhone in 2014, even if the iPhone 6 price remains the same and you score a $0 down deal on one …

5 Reasons to Buy a PS4 Over an Xbox One or PS3

In short order, the PS4 has taken the gaming world by storm, selling millions of consoles and tons of games to go along with those consoles. Since …

5 iOS 7 Cydia Tweaks That Bring Android Features to iPhone

The official iOS 7 jailbreak has been available for a while now, and we’ve been taking some time to play around with a lot of jailbreak tweaks (old …

How to Download Music From Spotify on the iPhone & iPad

It isn’t up for consideration anymore, Spotify is by far the world’s most widely used subscription music service. Everyday millions of people log …