GAO Report Suggests Further Health Studies
- More Studies? Bring 'Em On. Alleven, Monica // Wireless Week;05/28/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 22, p4
Calls for more studies on the effects of radio frequency energy on wireless telephone users. Information on several research undertaken globally on the connection between radio frequency energy emitted from mobile telephones and health problems; Discussion on the recommendations made by the...
- Heterogeneous Mobile Phone Ownership and Usage Patterns in Kenya. Wesolowski, Amy; Eagle, Nathan; Noor, Abdisalan M.; Snow, Robert W.; Buckee, Caroline O. // PLoS ONE;Apr2012, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p1
The rapid adoption of mobile phone technologies in Africa is offering exciting opportunities for engaging with high-risk populations through mHealth programs, and the vast volumes of behavioral data being generated as people use their phones provide valuable data about human behavioral dynamics...
- Rendezvousing with location-aware devices: Enhancing social coordination Dearman, David; Hawkey, Kirstie; Inkpen, Kori M. // Interacting with Computers;Sep2005, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p542
Abstract: Emerging technologies such as location-awareness devices have the potential to significantly impact users'' social coordination, particularly while rendezvousing. It is important that we explore how new technologies influence social behaviours and communication in order to realize...
- Bandwidth on the Run. Tynan, Daniel // PCWorld;Jan2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p69
Discusses mobile telephones that will be able to access the Internet at high speeds. Features; When the technology will be available; Issue of whether the phones will be reliable in transmitting data.
- Lawsuits, Safety Report Question Handset Safety. Vaughan, Allyson // Wireless Week;04/30/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p3
Deals with the release of a safety report on the possible health risks of wireless telephones by the United States General Accounting Office. Significance of the report to mobile phone makers in revisiting the issue of product safety; Lawsuits against mobile phone makers pending in the United...
- Less than half of states to be ready for E911 by '05. Weaver, Heather Forsgren // RCR Wireless News;11/17/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p11
Reports on U.S. states that announced plans to meet the 2005 deadline for wireless enhanced 911 Phase II deployment. Statement from the General Accounting Office on the implementation of wireless E911; Requirement of the Federal Communications Commission for mobile satellite service carriers to...
- Mobile premium slows data uptake. Mackenzie, Michele // Wireless Asia;Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p30
The article presents a survey on the willingness of mobile phone users to pay mobile content services. The survey, that was conducted by KPMG, shows that 40 percent of the users are reluctant to pay a premium on their current bill to receive multimedia services. Most of the users argued that...
- TALK BACK. // Current Events;3/23/2009, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p3
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Cell Phone Hang-Up," published in an issue of "Current Events."
- Dialing for Data. // Fortune;1/1/2000 Special Issue, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p127
Focuses on the capabilities of wireless telephones and digital data services. Wireless devices as Web-browsing information appliances; Wireless data options such as electronic mail; Service plans; What to look for in wireless phones.