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Agency urges Coast Guard policy on cell phone use

Federal safety investigators revealed Wednesday that crew members aboard two Coast Guard boats involved in collisions in California and South Carolina last year were using wireless devices for conversation or text messaging unrelated to vessel operations. The collisions killed one person and injured Full story

Ditching the cell phone can be a power move

Refusing to own a cell phone isn't just the act of a Luddite. It's a pretty serious power move. Full story

Carriers hang up on unlimited cell phone plans

   With smartphone and data use soaring among consumers, major cell carriers are trying to find ways to make more money. Mandy Walker, of Consumer Reports, offers tips for keeping your bill in check.

Negotiate lower cable and cell phone bills

   Personal finance expert Carmen Wong Ulrich offers tips for negotiating lower payments on your cable and cell phone bills.

Newsweek: The science of cell phones & cancer

To get a sense of the total, complete, and utter mess that is research on the health effects of cell phones, look no further than a study of whether the ubiquitous gadgets raise the risk of brain tumors.

Study: TV king in US, Asians rely on mobile video

People in China watch half as much television each day as Americans, but they are more likely to catch video on computer or mobile phones. Full story

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India raises security concerns over BlackBerry services

Portugal Telecom agrees to sell stake in Brazil cell phone operator Vivo to Spain's Telefonica

US Airways pilot pleads guilty to upskirt photo

Verizon phone outage hits part of Manhattan

BC-US-TEC--Cell Phone Radiation-Summary Box, US

Congress moves to crack down on prison cell phones

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  Dialing Up Smartphone Profits

The number of smart phones will overtake traditional mobile phones by 2011, with Kevin O'Brien, Revere Data CEO.

  Autonavi CFO on IPO

China's AutoNavi, which makes digital maps and navigational systems for cars and mobile phones, debuted on the Nasdaq. Catherine Zhang, the company's CFO, talks to CNBC.

  Scoop: iPhone troubles, no Lohan tell-all

TODAYshow.com's Courtney Hazlett has the scoop on troubles surrounding Apple's new iPhone and Lindsay Lohan's former assistant deciding not to write a tell-all.

  Topping the Tape: Apple

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