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2011-11-07 03:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The average tax burden on mobile consumers is higher today than in 2007 according to a new global benchmark study undertaken by Deloitte for the GSMA. The benchmark of 111 countries found that the average increase in tax, as a proportion of mobile usage costs, rose by over one per cent from 16.9 in 2007 to 18.0 per cent today, and that taxation as a proportion of the total cost of mobile ownership (TCMO), increased from 17.4 per cent in 2007 to 18.1 per...

2011-10-24 09:52:00

GLEN ROCK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite, the leading provider of mobile forensic solutions, today announced that its Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) is now able to extract data from Android phones in a physical manner. The UFED device, which already offers physical and logical data extraction and decoding from more than 6,800 device profiles and GPS devices, now includes revolutionary physical extraction for Android devices including LG, ZTE, Kyocera and Acer....

2011-10-24 09:34:00

GLEN ROCK, N.J., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellebrite, the leading provider of mobile forensic solutions, today announced the launch of UFED CHINEX, an end-to-end solution for extraction and decoding of data and content from thousands of Chinese mobile phones. UFED CHINEX will enable law enforcement agencies to support the full forensic analysis of Chinese mobile phones. Based on Cellebrite's proprietary boot loaders, to ensure a valid and forensically sound approach without leaving a...

Danish Study Shows No Link Between Cell Phones And Tumors
2011-10-21 11:14:22

A new study from the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen claims that there is no link between the long-term use of mobile phones and brain cancer, despite previous reports that have made such associations. With more than 5 billion mobile phone subscribers around the world, fear has grown in many people that the electromagnetic fields emitted by holding a handset to the ear may cause adverse health effects, such as cancerous brain tumors. But the results from the large Danish...

2011-08-16 11:28:00

Experts say kids should limit use, and keep phones away from heads PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots Environmental Education, a New York-based environmental health non-profit, is urging parents to teach their children five simple rules to limit their exposure to cell phone radiation. The group, citing increasing scientific evidence of potential harm from exposure to cell phone radiation, says children are particularly vulnerable. "With a new...

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2011-08-16 05:25:00

According to a recent Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project study, 82% of Americans own some sort of cell phone device. The researchers discovered that these devices have changed the way Americans communicate and live. The study indicates that half of all adult cell phone owners used their phones, within the previous thirty days, to quickly retrieve needed information. This compares to the 27% of users who had trouble doing something because their phone was not at hand....

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2011-06-16 06:55:00

A new study casts doubts on recent claims that mobile phones increase the risk of brain tumors, finding that tumors among mobile phone users are not within range of most of the radiation emitted from the devices. The research found that people who had used mobile phones for the longest amount of time were no more likely to experience tumors located within 2 inches of the phone, where "90 percent of the radiation" is emitted, said study author Dr. Suvi Larjavaara from the University of...

2011-06-10 13:00:00

MIAMI, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celistics has joined the Mobile Revolution in 2011 in Latin America. Celistics, the global company specializing in logistics and distribution solutions for the mobile and technology industry, sponsored the 8th edition of the gathering, "the Mobile Revolution Latin America 2011". The event, organized by the Grupo Convergencia, took place on the 8th and 9th of June at the Hotel Novotels in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During the two days of Conferences and...

2011-05-31 07:00:00

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands and VIENNA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adfortel and Orange Austria's low cost mobile operator brand Yesss!, launch a new and unique advertising service of which new and existing subscribers can benefit from by listening to short radio-like audio commercials (VoiceAds) and selecting their own favorite call waiting music (TuneAds). The service is marketed with a new tariff named Yesss Laudaah! and is a unique combination of Adfortel's two services: VoiceAds...

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2011-04-21 07:25:00

Americans are dropping their landline phones in record numbers in favor of cellphones, but nowhere is that more apparent than in Arkansas and Mississippi. According to new estimates released on Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 35 percent of adults in Arkansas and Mississippi have cellphones and no traditional hardwired telephones. The estimates show that the smallest rates are found in New Jersey and Rhode Island, at 13 percent. Experts believe the...