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Push For Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Moves Forward In Sacramento

Legislation requiring manufacturers to install shut-off functions in smartphones as a way to deter thefts is on the verge of passing the Legislature.

08/07/2014

Chris Miller captured a deadly shooting with deputies and a murder suspect on his Smartphone. (credit: Chris Miller)

Family Man, Pregnant Wife Caught In Middle Of Deadly Police Shootout Relate Harrowing Tale

Chris Miller recorded the frightening ordeal on his Smartphone.

06/26/2014

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LAPD Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Cellphone Searches

Police say a unanimous Supreme Court ruling that generally prohibits police from searching cellphones without first getting search warrants is unlikely to hinder future LAPD investigations.

06/25/2014

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Cell Phone Damaged By Rihanna Fetches $66K On eBay

Rihanna’s fumble — which cost L.A. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff his smartphone recently — ended up netting $66,500 for charity when the damaged device was auctioned off on eBay Thursday.

05/15/2014

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California Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Fails

A bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones has failed in the state Senate but will likely be revived later this spring.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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How To Never Lose Your Luggage Again

While fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.

04/09/2014

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Mobile App Allows LA Residents To Report Graffiti, Request Repairs

The mobile app, named “The Works,” was expanded Tuesday to connect users to the departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning.

01/28/2014

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T-Mobile Will Pay Customers To Leave Rival Companies

T-Mobile US Inc., the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their service contracts.

01/09/2014

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‘Weaponized’ Smartphone Cases May Give False Sense Of Security

Some women around the country are arming themselves with weapons connected to their smartphone cases, but the new technology may be too good to be true.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

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Free Smartphone Apps Aim To Keep Children Safe On Halloween

Some free smartphone applications are aiming to keep children safe on Halloween.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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Pediatricians Warn TV, Social Media Linked To Obesity, Behavioral Issues

Parents should take concrete steps to limit their children’s use of electronic devices and social media to prevent obesity and other health-related risks, a national pediatrics group said Monday.

10/28/2013

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ICE Launches Smartphone App To Locate Child Sex Predators

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday announced a new smartphone app that enlists the public’s help to locate child predators and rescue children from sexual abuse and exploitation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Study: ‘Distracted Walking’ Injuries Triple

The city of Los Angeles is still one of the most dangerous cities in which to walk and talk or text, according to a new study.

08/09/2013

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New Smartphone App Helps Find Lost Dogs

A free iPhone application helps find lost dogs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Smartphone App Helps Frustrated Drivers Find Parking In LA

A new iPhone app aims to help frustrated drivers find an open parking spot in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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