WASHINGTON (AP) — When someone is talking to you, your brain is listening, processing and thinking about what's being said — even if you're in the driver's seat trying to concentrate on traffic. That's why drivers get distracted during cell
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) yesterday issued a call for the first ever nationwide ban on driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs), which includes cell phones, while operating a motor vehicle. The safety recommendation specifically calls for the
With many smartphones being equipped with the computing power of old laptops, security is becoming an increasingly important part of the wireless landscape as hackers and spammers turn their attention to mobile.
Lafayette city-parish government's new satellite vehicle tracking system has begun identifying employees in public vehicles who speed, fail to use their seat belts and drop by their homes during work hours.
Spammers and hackers continued to make Android their primary target last quarter...
Police departments around the country are working to shield their radio communications from the public...
A key congressional intelligence committee has opened an investigation into national security threats posed by Chinese-owned telecommunications companies...
Verizon Wireless is denying reports that it uses software from Carrier IQ to track the behavior of its customers.
Security was heavy at Stanford University as some of Silicon Valley's elite gathered for a private memorial for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
SAN DIEGO—LightSquared hasn't even received FCC clearance for its wholesale LTE network, but already the company is having an effect on the wireless industry.
A document obtained by the ACLU shows for the first time how the four largest cell phone companies in the U.S. treat data about their subscribers' calls, text messages, Web surfing and approximate locations.
Wanted: experienced security professional. Must have plan to thwart Chinese counterfeiters, protect secret blueprints from spies and keep workers from leaving super-secret unreleased smartphones behind in bars.
Wireless Week this week spoke with Gregg Riddle, who advocates for public safety workers from his post as president of APCO International. What follows is an edited transcript of the discussion.
Prison inmates' illegal use of contraband cell phones is on the rise and poses a major security threat to prison officials and the public...
The San Francisco transit commute went smoothly for the first Monday in two weeks as demonstrators stayed away from train platforms...
Nokia Corp. says hackers have breached the security on its developer community discussion site.
If the city was already installing a wireless network to run its video cameras, why not use the opportunity to upgrade the rest of its infrastructure?
The hurricane poses a major threat to wireless networks, which are vulnerable to high winds, rain, power outages and flooding.
No one can fully prepare for a tower site accident or employee fatality. One is too many for our industry or for any business, for that matter. Last year alone, there were seven tower technician fatalities.
Computer hackers can force some cars to unlock their doors and start their engines without a key by sending specially crafted messages to a car's anti-theft system.
CTIA is warning consumers of an e-mail scam that uses its logo.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced his five-step action plan to chart the transition to Next Generation 911 (NG911) services.
Facebook is working hard to bring two of the social network's mobile popular security tools to mobile – social reporting and the ability to reset passwords.
AT&T is getting serious about hackers who try to listen in on other people's voicemail by requiring new subscribers to set up Password Protect...