Mobile Testing Finds Weak Spots In Cellular Net
Nov 29, 2001, 5:42 AM by (staff)
A maroon minivan, its rooftop bristling with antennas, is the mobile outpost of the wireless-telephone industry. Recorded messages are sent over the airwaves from phones in the vehicle, probing the network for kinks that drive cell-phone users crazy with dropped calls and busy signals.
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FCC Fines T-Mobile $60,000 for Failing to Secure Antennas
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Court Rules Cell Location Data Fair Game
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The U.S. Court of Appeals has sided with the government and ruled that law enforcement can gather cell location records without first obtaining a warrant.
Google Eases Drive Functionality for Android
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Google today updated its Google Drive application for Android devices with some user-requested features that help the app perform more seamlessly. For example, users who preview files in Drive can open the file directly in their favorite editing program from the preview screen.