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Pediatrician Shocked to See 3-Year-Old on Cell Phone

Linda Buzzell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

There are are serious concerns that growing kids' health may be harmed by electromagnetic frequency emissions from cell phones.

Porn Downloads Slow Japan's Mobile Networks

bloomberg.com | Masaki Kondo and Rocky Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

July 6 (Bloomberg) -- Takeshi says he pays 6,300 yen ($66) a month to NTT DoCoMo Inc. for unlimited Internet access, allowing him to download adult mo...

July Is Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Karen Leland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Leland

Wireless phones and other electronic devices have become so important to keeping people in touch and yet we need to educate people about the proper way to use them so that they're still in touch, but not annoying those around them.

India Teens Skirt Traditions And Taboos Through Texting

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Saritha Rai | GlobalPost BANGALORE -- Bangalore schoolgirl Nitisha Jaykumar's latest acquisition is a Nokia cell phone, which her protective par...

Has Technology Changed Kids' Sense of Right and Wrong?

Liz Perle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Liz Perle

Much of what goes on in digital life happens anonymously, which can make people think they can escape being caught. Remote access also lessens the sense of face-to-face responsibility.

A Preposterous Pre-Digital Primer

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

In the days before the internet, how did out-of-town journalists transmit typewritten stories to their editors? They folded the stories into paper airplanes and hurled them out of hotel windows.

Cell Phones Contribute to Rape, War in DRC

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

"I'm here" -- two little words that sat in the inbox of one of our cell phones as we prepared to write this column. This particular message came fro...

CELL PHONE ELBOW: Health Update For Cell Phone Users In The Digital Age

health.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Medically known as cubital tunnel syndrome, cell phone elbow is numbness, tingling and pain in the forearm and hand caused by compression of the ulnar...

Texting May Be Harmful To Teenagers' Well-being

nytimes.com | Katie Hafner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

They do it late at night when their parents are asleep. They do it in restaurants and while crossing busy streets. They do it in the classroom with th...

Texting Gets Reasons for a Thumbs Down

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As a society, we tend to accept that texting has gone overboard with the even larger technological craze. As tough as it is to scale back, it's even tougher to convince others to.

Silverback Gorilla Hates New Cell Phones (PHOTO)

Getty/AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Kibabu the silverback gorilla looks over his shoulder on his 32nd birthday in his habitat at Taronga Zoo in Sydney on May 25, 2009. The western world'...

Nokia Technopolis Innovation Mill Helps Free Inspiration Free

Scott Lachut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Scott Lachut

Beyond giving possible groundbreaking ideas a new lease on life, the project points to a new kind of openness around intellectual property that has the potential to benefit society as a whole.

ABCs of the Birds and the Bees

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

Her son was essentially friendless for the first few months of middle school because he wasn't texting and was therefore, out of the mix.

Twenty Percent Of American Households Have Cell Phones, No Landlines

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — In a high-tech shift accelerated by the recession, the number of U.S. households opting for only cell phones has for the first time...

Mobile Phones: Key To Developing Nations

Huffington Post Contributor | Jennifer Openshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jennifer Openshaw Most of us use our cell phones for just about everything these days -- texting a buddy, monitoring social networking sites, or c...

Let's Talk About Privacy, Baby

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

The 20% of our youth who are sexting regularly are depriving themselves of valuable and meaningful relationships.

It Is Easy Being Green

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Spalter

According to the EPA, more than 100 million cell phones are discarded annually in the United States and only 10% of these phones get recycled.

For Small Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries, Mobile Phones Can Be Path Out of Poverty

Terra Lawson-Remer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terra Lawson-Remer

Mobile phones are already breaking the economic stranglehold of elites with access to capital, and giving poor entrepreneurs a chance to build their own businesses and be their own bosses.

Congo Violence Fueled By Common Material In Cell Phones, Laptops

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
NYCity News Service

Coltan, when refined, is used in many common electronic devices. But Congolese miners have been killed, and women raped, during the 11-year war over the valuable mineral deposits.

NCHS: 20.2% in Cell-Phone-Only Households

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Has it been another six months already?** Today the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD...

India: Rude Cell Phone Users Should Go To Prison

Times Online | Rhys Blakely | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A staggering rise in mobile phone usage in India has stoked an unacceptable surge in public rudeness and the most annoying offenders should be sent to...

Tech Gadgets for Aging in Place a Reality Now

Mark Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Miller

Age-related living decisions are urgent not only for today's seniors, but also for baby boomers who are helping their own aging parents manage and make decisions.

Pew's Practical Issues in Cell Phone Polling

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

I attended a presentation last week at the Pew Research Center (sponsored by the DC AAPOR chapter) on some of the practical issues they have encounter...

Unacceptable Excuse of the Day

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

The ongoing AIG mess provides us with an interesting sidelight today -- the use of an excuse that is no longer acceptable in the unwired global universe in which we now live.

iPhone, Blackberry Curve: Blackberry Is "Admirable Replacement"

Salon.com | Om Malik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's been almost a month since I broke up with my iPhone and switched to the new T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900 for what I like to call "unified commu...