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Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Law: Who Gets to Shut Off Devices?

2:05 PM ET Is there a better way to talk about a feature that will allow cellphones to be shut down remotely?

DHS Official: Create a Governmentwide Seal of Approval for Apps

August 27 Gmail and other mobile tools would undergo uniform screening, similar to the FedRAMP cloud certification program.

These Are the 25 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America

August 22 This is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.

Agencies Get New Guidelines for OK’ing Apps

August 21 The new guide is aimed at preventing staff from both oversharing and inadvertently welcoming in hackers.

Is There Ebola on That Smartphone?

August 20 Swabbing an iPad with alcohol could erase data as well as germs.

Chart: Sectors with the Most iPad Activations

August 13 Who is activating iPads and who isn't.

The Real Reason You Can’t Text 911

August 8 Major cell phone companies are equipped to let callers text emergency call centers, but most states aren’t.

Turtle Power: Sensors Give Hatchlings a Chance in Hatteras

August 8 Park Service backs local North Carolina project.

DOT Plan to Make Skies No-Call Zone Might Cost Fliers a Pretty Penny

August 7 Airlines are opposing a ban on in-flight cell-phone calls—and they could make you pay for the right to travel in peace.