Topic: Cellular Phones
More than 2.5 billion people around the world today lack access to formal financial services – a major obstacle to building vital savings. But new mobile banking services are spreading in Africa, helping millions of people pull themselves out of poverty.
12/31/2010 01:15 pm
Smartphones are increasingly the target of hackers looking for financial data. Here's how to protect yourself and your favorite piece of mobile technology.
12/30/2010 03:55 pm
A California nonprofit now lets any camera-equipped cell phone measure your exposure to black soot.
12/30/2010 11:39 am
2011 may be the year smartphones overtake personal computers in accessing the web.
12/29/2010 07:00 pm
The harshest effects of this week's Northeast blizzard are starting to fade as snowplows reclaim New York City roadways and airport travelers rebook their way home. But the massive post-Christmas snowfall had some impacts that may linger for a while to come.
12/29/2010 06:25 pm
Faux holidays like “Seinfeld’s” Festivus, popularized in 1997, forgo the traditional in favor of another way to celebrate the season. Consider it Hollywood’s way of poking fun at – or maybe offering a little social commentary about – Americans’ tendency to go overboard on their Christmas observances. Festivus is not the only made-for-TV holiday – and it even may not be the only one to catch on in real life. Here’s the skinny on Festivus and three other invented days of celebration, brought to you by the Dream Machine.
12/23/2010 04:53 pm
In Pictures Global phones
Nexus S – the latest Google handset – hits store shelves this week. So how does the Google Nexus S stack up?
12/17/2010 02:47 pm
BlackBerry shipments reach 14.2 million units in the third quarter, mostly outside the United States.
12/17/2010 07:59 am
A Verizon iPhone would attract millions of consumers, one analyst says – and that's bad news for AT&T.
12/15/2010 05:35 pm