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  • Atheros turns cellphone into access point

    The way people will use the WLAN support in their mobile phones will change during 2009. Chip maker Atheros is, for example, working on a technology that will be able to turn a mobile phone into an access point.

  • Study ties cell phone use to sperm count

    The first study was conducted in 2004 and 2005 by a team led by Dr. Ashok Agarwal of the Cleveland Clinic. It analysed 361 men who visited an infertility clinic and found that sperm count and quality was "significantly lower" in those men who used cell phones for more than fours hours per day.

  • Cellphone ruled out as cause of fire

    An investigator for the Vallejo, California fire department has reversed an earlier finding and now says a cellphone wasn't the cause of a fire that critically burned a local man and damaged his apartment.

  • Digital payment service questioned

    Payment services provider pago is rushing to defend the security of its offering after online claims it can be easily compromised. Pago is a payment solution using cellphone-to-cellphone transactions.