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£100 cap for lost/stolen phones announced

It used to be that the case that if your phone was lost or stolen and some little toerag ran up a huge bill calling premium numbers or some random far away land then you would liable for the whole amount. In the not to distant future, this …

Deal agreed to protect customers from mobile “bill shock”

EE, Three, Vodafone and Virgin Media have today agreed to a new cap, proposed by the Government, on mobile bills. We’ve already seen some new measures getting announced, such as the option of ending a contract early if bills are increased mid-contract, but now it’ll be extended. A …

Lost your phone? Symantec find out what happens next

The people at Symantec decided to do something a bit nuts. They put 50 smartphones around major American cities and equipped them with tracking and usage software. Their “Honey Stick Project” (shouldn’t that be Honey Pot?) found some pretty interesting, if not unsurprising results. The phones, by the …