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A thief steals a cell phone from an unsuspecting woman in a Metro station. (credit: Metro Transit Police)

Video: Thief Snatches Cell Phone From Distracted Metro Rider

Police are using video of an actual cell phone theft that occurred at the Capitol South station as a teaching tool for distracted Metro riders.

03/26/2014

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Study: $47 Billion Worth Of Cell Phones Collecting Dust

A new study has found billions of dollars in cell phones are collecting dust.

02/17/2014

New Android app lets you see exactly how often you use your smartphone. (Getty Images)

Smartphone App Tells You If You’re Using Your Smartphone Too Much

Free Android app called Menthal gives you detailed information about your smartphone usage.

01/29/2014

The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.  (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

Smartphones Predicted Tripling To 5.6 Billion Worldwide By 2019

The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.

11/11/2013

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Study: 9 Percent of Americans Have Used Their Smartphone During Sex

In a recent Mobile Con­sumer Habits study, 12 percent of respon­dents who were in a relationship said their smart phone use has an effect on that relationship. And no wonder. Nine percent of respondents admitted to using their smart phone during sex!

07/11/2013

U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler's laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal Homeland Security Department study. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dept. of Homeland Security: Laptops, Phones Can Be Searched Based on Hunches

U.S. border agents should continue to be allowed to search a traveler’s laptop, cellphone or other electronic device and keep copies of any data on them based on no more than a hunch, according to an internal Homeland Security Department study.

06/05/2013

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Using Technology to Report Bullying

Students are getting a new weapon to fight back against bullies: their cell phones.

05/29/2013

File photo of someone driving. (Photo credit: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Big 4 Cellphone Carriers Unite on Anti-Texting Ads

The country’s four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving.

05/14/2013

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Study: Distracted Driving Deaths Underreported

Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned by an SUV.

05/07/2013

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Metro Employee Caught Using Cell Phone While Operating Train

A Metro train operator who was photographed using his cell phone while behind the controls is no longer employed by Metro, the transit agency said Friday.

04/12/2013

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