cell phone

Hacking

Someone Hacked My T-Mobile Account and T-Mobile Won’t Talk About It

Cell phone carriers still have a long way to go before making your accounts truly secure.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.18.19
Technology

Vitaminwater Will Give You $100K to Ditch Your Smart Phone for a Year

You will be provided a “1996-era cellular telephone."
Jelisa Castrodale
12.14.18
supreme court

Cops need a warrant to search your cell phone's location history, Supreme Court rules

The decision sets a strong — but narrow — legal limit on how much of your digital data the government can access.
Isabella McKinley Corbo
6.22.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos of How a Relationship Plays Out on Cellphones

Photographer Res was surprised when their phone began playing a large part in their relationship. They document the process here.
Res
6.19.18
Mass Shooting

"You’re all going to die": Parkland shooter’s chilling cell phone videos may clinch his death sentence

He planned to Uber to his former school, unload his guns, and start shooting.
Christianna Silva
5.31.18
Michael Cohen

AT&T just fired the guy who hired Michael Cohen

"There is no other way to say it — AT&T hiring Michael Cohen as a political consultant was a big mistake."
Alex Lubben
5.11.18
ruh roh

Canada’s New National Alert System Failed Spectacularly During Its First Test

Alerts didn’t make it to mobile devices in Quebec and Ontario.
Jordan Pearson
5.7.18
Police Shooting

Police shot Stephon Clark in the back 7 times, independent autopsy reveals

Clark’s family hired their own medical examiner to perform a second autopsy after expressing skepticism over the conclusions drawn by the county.
Tess Owen
3.30.18
Police Shooting

Sacramento police can't explain why officers muted their body cameras after killing unarmed black man

Stephon Clark was in his grandmother’s backyard on March 18 when two Sacramento police officers shot at him 20 times.
Christianna Silva
3.27.18
Police Shooting

Police muted their body cameras after shooting and killing unarmed black man in Sacramento

Police thought he had a gun. But he was only carrying a cell phone.
Christianna Silva
3.22.18
Police Shooting

Police can’t keep their story straight about the unarmed black man they shot and killed in Sacramento

Police thought he had a gun. Then they said he had a toolbar. But he was only carrying a cell phone.
Alex Lubben
3.21.18
Fourth Amendment

The Supreme Court might make it easier for cops to tap your cell phone

Cops might be able to turn to any judge, even ones known to grant overbroad requests, for a wiretap.
Isabella McKinley Corbo
2.20.18
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