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AT&T Reports 1,000 Of Their Towers Are Out Affecting Cell Phone Service Throughout LA

AT&T reports that nearly 1,000 of their cell towers are down affecting countless customers throughout the Los Angeles area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2011

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Racy Photos Of Johansson, Timberlake Leaked Online

Celebrities such as Scarlett Johansson say racy pictures recently leaked online were stolen from their cell phones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2011

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For Safety Or Revenue? Drivers Wary Of Higher Penalties For Cell Phone Use

Despite safety warnings, many drivers are suspicious of the motivation behind the proposed increase at a time when the state faces a systemic fiscal crisis.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/17/2011

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San Diego Police: No Immediate Plans To Interview Kobe Bryant

San Diego police now say they have no immediate plans to interview Kobe Bryant after a man claimed he was injured by the Los Angeles Lakers star during a confrontation at a church.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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Kobe Bryant Accused Of Injuring Man At Southland Church

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is accused of injuring a man at a Southland church. Bryant allegedly grabbed a man’s wrist and cell phone at St. Therese of Carmel in San Diego Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2011

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ACLU Says Law Enforcement Officials May Be Tracking Your Cell Phone

The ACLU is sending 379 requests nationwide to local law enforcement agencies demanding to know if, when, and how they are using cell phone data to track civilian activity.

08/10/2011

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Money 101: Anti-‘Cramming’ Technology

Mike Blecher and Kathleen Dunleavy of Sprint give us a peek into new phone technology that prevents unwanted text messages from being delivered to your phone.

07/08/2011

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Protect Your Gadgets This Summer With Help From The Geek Squad

Geek Squad Agent Jennifer Harris visited the KCAL 9 studios Tuesday to show viewers how to protect their gadgets this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2011

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Santa Ana City Intern Accused Of Taping Men In Bathrooms With Cell Phone

An investigation was continuing Tuesday into a Santa Ana Public Works Department intern who allegedly videotaped men using a City Hall bathroom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

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Improper Cell Phone Etiquette Could Land You In Police Custody!

Elaine Swann visited the KCAL 9 studios Wednesday to give viewers tips about cell phone etiquette.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/25/2011

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End Of Plastic? Banks Unveil Payment Service Using Cell Phone, Email

Are you tired of swiping and signing? Some of the nation’s biggest banks are betting that you will be.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/25/2011

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3 Men Arrested For Allegedly Robbing 2 Boys In Moreno Valley

Three men have been arrested for allegedly robbing 12- and 14-year-old boys, authorities said Tuesday.

05/24/2011

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Drivers Split Over Higher Fines, DMV Penalties For Cell Phone Use

If the bill becomes law, a $20 cell phone ticket will jump to $50, with a second offense totaling upwards of $500 along with a ding on your driving record.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/26/2011

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Your Next Cell Phone: Talk to The Feet

…this human-shaped mobile phone supposedly is designed to make callers feel closer to the people with whom they’re speaking. You listen at the doll-phone’s, er, ‘mouth. And you talk into its ‘feet.’ Or, where the feet would be, if it had any.

03/08/2011

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AT&T Enabling Text Ads To LA-Area Phones

The wireless carrier will allow text ads to be sent to their subscribers’ phones in the Los Angeles area.

02/28/2011

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