|Hackers Find Smartphones Useful
Smartphones are increasingly popular not only with consumers, but with thieves who see the devices as another way to tap into bank accounts and other sensitive information, experts say.
|FCC Plan Seeks Better Airline Wi-Fi
In the next phase of its seemingly never-ending quest to ensure better Internet access for all Americans, the FCC is calling on airlines to put faster Wi-Fi on planes, with spectrum licenses to be sold at auction.
|New Efforts To Curb Cellphone Theft
Disturbed by the nationwide epidemic of cellphone robberies and thefts, law enforcement officials across the country are looking to the wireless industry and other areas to help find a cure for the scourge.
|Mandatory BYOD Is Catching On
The "bring your own device" trend is going from employee privilege to a duty, with 38 percent of companies expecting to stop providing devices to workers by 2016 and half expecting to mandate BYOD by 2017, Gartner says.