Mobile phone

Calif. prison first to block prisoner cell calls

  AVENAL, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials will start using new cellphone blocking technology at a Central Valley prison next week, the first step to rolling it out system-wide. Avenal State Prison, 60 miles […]


Voters turn to smartphones during this election (audio)

A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project highlights an electorate increasingly reliant on mobile devices to find and exchange campaign information, and fact-check presidential candidates. According to Pew’s findings, 88 percent of […]


LA County Alert System

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Operators of the Los Angeles County emergency operation system announced today they are seeking people to give their email addresses and cellphone numbers for the Alert LA County mass notification system. […]


Device-free dining comes with a discount

(AP) – A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone screens. Eva Restaurant is giving a 5 percent discount to customers […]


Calif. bill bars agencies from cellphone jamming

(AP) – Government agencies would be barred from disrupting cellphone service ahead of expected protests if a bill approved by the California Legislature becomes law. SB 1160 would prevent any agency from disrupting cellphone service […]




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