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Cell Phone Technology

Remember Cell Phones?

David Sable | Posted 05.18.2013 | Technology
David Sable

Phones got smaller; batteries got better -- phones got bigger again; batteries got worse -- we added more features, more functionality, more confusion.

Cell-Phone Science

Bill Gates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bill Gates

Most of us think of cell phones as a convenient tool to stay in touch with people. But increasingly, scientists are exploring ways to use cell phones to deliver critical health care to people in developing countries.

Gates Foundation's Ignacio Mas On eFinance in the Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Ignacio Mas, Deputy Director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, took time off from his hectic schedule at the recent GSM Alliance Congress in Madrid to speak to me over coffee.

Peter Buffett and Angelique Kidjo Release Single to Support Girls in Africa

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I have been trying to interview Emmy Award-winning composer/philanthropist Peter Buffett for two years. I wrote about Grammy Award-winning UNICEF G...

Dueling Docs: Are Airport Body Scanners Safe?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Horowitz

"Just flying in a plane exposes people to many times more radiation from than an X-ray scanner does," according to Johns Hopkins professor Dr. Mahadevappa Mahesh.

New Cell Phones Make It Harder To Hide

New York Times | Laura Holson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two new questions arise, courtesy of the latest advancement in cellphone technology: Do you want your friends, family, or colleagues to know where you...