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Smartphone kill switch legislation has led to drop in phone theft

The introduction of mandatory smartphone kill switch legislation has led to a drop in theft, according to recent reports.

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California Governor Brown signs smartphone kill switch bill

As expected, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a mandatory kill switch bill into law - taking effect on July 1, 2015.

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Would police be able to use kill switches to limit public protests?

Would police authorities utilize kill switch legislation to shut off devices during police protests, or are people being a bit too paranoid?

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California Governor Jerry Brown to decide on smartphone 'kill switch'

California Governor Jerry Brown now has the ability to approve mandatory smartphone kill switches.

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Smartphone kill switch passes California Assembly, Headed to Floor

California smartphone kill switch law passes by California Assembly, as kill switch legislation efforts continue nationwide.

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Apple iPhone thefts dropped following kill switch implementation

Following the addition of the Activation Lock in Apple i07, there has been a reported drop in iPhone thefts in the United States and in London, police say.

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LG, McAfee team up to bring anti-theft technology to G3

The LG G3 will ship with McAfee Mobile Security, in an effort to keep users safe from mobile threats - and uses a remote kill switch to shut off devices.

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Lookout: 1 in 10 US smartphone owners have had devices stolen

A new survey found that 1 in 10 U.S. smartphone owners will have a device stolen, any time of day or night, and listed out the most likely places.

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California Senate passes smartphone kill switch bill on second try

The California State Senate has passed a mandatory kill switch law, which must now be approved by Governor Jerry Brown, in its second time being voted on.

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Fight against smartphone kill switches has odd opposition

Smartphone kill switch legislation being fought against by a non-profit domestic violence group, causing a bit of alarm from an unexpected source.

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Smartphone kill switch dead in the water, thanks to California senate

The effort to make smartphone kill switches mandatory in California was rejected by lawmakers in Sacramento, falling short by just two votes.

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Wireless carriers, smartphone makers agree to device kill switches

Wireless carriers and smartphone makers will offer voluntary kill-switches, in an attempt to avoid mandated legislation, to wipe/brick stolen smartphones.

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Smartphone kill switches would save customers $2.6 billion every year

Smartphone kill switches might not be popular among handset manufacturers, but could save consumers up to $2.6 billion per year.

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California lawmaker wants smartphone kill-switches mandatory

California lawmaker wants smartphone makers to add in a kill-switch on all new devices.

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RumorTT: Samsung could launch a 'kill switch' anti-theft feature as soon as July

Rumor: Samsung could release anti-theft kill switch as soon as July.

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