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3G mobile encryption cracked

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Not too long ago, we heard that the GSM cellphone encryption was cracked and users were vulnerable to attacks. After GSM 64-bit A5/1 algorithm was compromised, the 3G algorithm was likely to follow shortly...

Cuba Ends Cell Phone Restrictions

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Although cellphones maybe be more dangerous than cigarettes, that hasn't stopped Cuba from easing restrictions on their usage. The government announced on Friday that it will allow all Cubans to buy and use mobile telephones...

Cellphone user shocked by charges of $85K

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A Calgary man is disputing a cellphone bill of nearly $85,000, claiming the phone company failed to tell him using his phone to surf the internet would cost so much. The Motorola Krzr model Piotr...

Solar flares blamed for dropped cellphone calls

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Solar flares, fiery geysers that erupt on the sun's surface, have been known to interrupt radio and television signals from satellites, but now a team of researchers, led by Queen's University professor David Thomson in...

Visa to launch global cellphone payment system

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Here comes news about the electronic wallet (again). At CES 2007, Visa announced that it plans on launching a global payment system allowing people to pay for goods through their cellphones. This would be done...

Coming Soon: A Cellphone Directory

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After years of anonymity, the numbers of most of the nation's mobile phones will be compiled later this year in the first wireless directory. The database being assembled by the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Assn....

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