Category Archives: Cell phones

About three-in-ten U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online

Andrew Perrin and Madhu Kumar of Pew Research Center – As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 28% of American adults now report that they go online “almost constantly,” up from 21% in 2015, according to Pew … Continue reading

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FCC allows AT&T, Verizon, and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls

Tony Romm of the Washington Post – The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved new rules that could make it easier for AT&T, Verizon, and other telecom giants to block suspected spam calls on behalf of their subscribers, a move … Continue reading

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Mobile phone cancer warning as malignant brain tumors double

By Henry Bodkin of The Telegraph (UK) Fresh fears have been raised over the role of mobile phones in brain cancer after new evidence revealed rates of a malignant type of tumor have doubled in the last two decades. Charities … Continue reading

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