Some T-Mobile customers have paid extra fees for text-based services they didn't agree to include in their cellphone charges, and now the Federal Trade Commission is on the mobile giant's case with an inquiry and a lawsuit.
Clashes between the Ukrainian government and demonstrators continued Friday, despite President Viktor Yanukovych offering to give a little ground. The government's creative use of text messaging earlier in the week, not to mention violence, had something to do with the ongoing calls for regime change.
Trying to sort out the status of Obamacare can be tricky thanks to our dysfunctional leadership class; Republican state Sen. Marty Golden wants to teach Brooklyn's women "the art of feminine presence"; meanwhile, a group of Mormons quits the church in a mass ceremony in Utah. These discoveries and more after the jump.
You there, with the surreptitious driving-while-texting action and also you, with the hands-free gadgetry on your head -- take heed. The National Transportation Safety Board, an independent agency that traffics in such matters, wants you both to hang it up.
Days after two British men were sentenced to four years in prison for using Facebook to incite disorder that never materialized, Glenn Greenwald writes fluently and concisely about the efforts of governments to maintain power and order by controlling the flow of information and communication online.
If you're feeling confused about this issue, you're not alone: Conflicting reports have been released, but now a group of experts from the World Health Organization is claiming that cellphones, under certain heavy-use circumstances, may cause cancer in humans. (more)
The California Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police officers in the Golden State don't need a warrant to be able to peruse the cell phones of those under arrest -- a decision that may have troubling implications and may eventually involve the U.S. Supreme Court.