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Thanks to a report from The Associated Press, we now know more about the FBI's fleet of small surveillance planes that are flying over US cities. It's no secret the aircraft have been used for years to aid the bureau's efforts on the ground, but recent flights were equipped with cameras and cellph...

June 3rd 2015 at 2:39pm 0 Comments
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If you have the feeling somebody's watching you, it's not a bad idea to keep a close eye on your phone -- after all, it may be keeping one on you. The more we find out about Carrier IQ, the mysterious Mountain View company recently brought into the spotlight for its smartphone tracking software,...

December 1st 2011 at 6:13pm 0 Comments
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Instead of tracking kids with cellphones, some folks in South Korea want to track those caught fish. That's right -- SK Telecom is enabling fishermen to keep tabs on the fish they're trolling for using a float-shaped ultrasonic transmitter tethered to a cellphone and a fishing line. The phone then s...

May 25th 2007 at 8:05pm 0 Comments
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With improving photo and video capabilities being embedded into even entry-level mobiles these days -- and with YouTube going mobile as well -- parents need some sort of mobile content control if it's possible. A Scotland-based web security company called Netintelligence things it has the answer wit...

February 23rd 2007 at 4:25pm 0 Comments