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Smartphone Kill Switch Could Save $2.6B A Year

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April 1, 2014
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A Creighton University study suggests a smartphone kill switch could save consumers $2.5 billion each year. Video provided by Newsy


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Review: Google Nexus 5 Android 4.4 Kit Kat Smartphone

Review: Google Nexus 5 Android 4.4 Kit Kat Smartphone

TheStreet (Dec. 19, 2013) — Google's new Nexus 5 smartphone runs the latest version of Android, Kit Kat 4.4. The Nexus 5 features a 5-inch HD screen, 2 gigabytes of memory, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, an 8-megapixel camera, and weighs only 4.6 ounces. The smartphone also comes without bloatware, allowing for fast performance. TheStreet's Gary Krakow loves the new Nexus 5 smartphone but has some questions about the design, including an awkwardly-placed volume control and power button and sub-par speakers.
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Microsoft, Synaptics and Samsung Will Be Telling for Smartphone Market

Microsoft, Synaptics and Samsung Will Be Telling for Smartphone Market

TheStreet (Jan. 21, 2014) — A report out from market research firm Trendforce calls for a 5.4% dip in March quarter smartphone shipments compared to the recently completed December quarter. RealMoney Pro contributor Chris Versace details what a sequential drop in shipments would mean for the smartphone market and what earnings reports investors should zero in on this week. With Microsoft, Synaptics and Samsung reporting, Versace explains how investors can play the potential dip in smartphone shipments.
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US Wireless Carriers Reject Anti-Theft 'Kill Switch'

US Wireless Carriers Reject Anti-Theft 'Kill Switch'

Newsy (Nov. 20, 2013) — US lawmakers and Samsung were working to create a "kill switch" that would allow owners to deactivate stolen phones, but carriers are rejecting it.
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Calif. Lawmakers Propose Cellphone 'Kill Switch'

Calif. Lawmakers Propose Cellphone 'Kill Switch'

AP (Feb. 19, 2014) — Officials in California proposed legislation requiring mobile devices to have a "kill switch" that would render them inoperable if lost or stolen. (Feb. 18) Video provided by AP
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