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Cell Phone Data

Driving Financial Inclusion at 4G Speed

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 06.07.2015 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

The rapid rise of smart phones helps create new sources of true consumer value that financial services innovators around the world are starting to unlock. These "second-generation" digital service innovations have the potential to meaningfully improve people's financial lives.

U.S. Using Fake Cell Phone Towers On Planes To Gather Data: WSJ

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An agency of the U.S. Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones, including both criminal suspects and ...

Verizon Is Selling Customer Data: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

There's no hiding from data collection. The latest evidence: Cell phone companies are now selling or looking to sell massive troves of information...

The Legal Battle Over Cell Phone Location Privacy

Larry Bodine | Posted 12.24.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

Did you know that every time you use your cell phone to check email, send a text or make a call, your cell phone relays your location to the cell phone company? And that the company keeps your data for months?

Cellphones Used More For Data Than For Calls

nytimes.com | JENNA WORTHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Liza Colburn uses her cellphone constantly. She taps out her grocery lists, records voice memos, listens to music at the gym, tracks her caloric i...