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AT&T Adds Parental Controls for Cell Phones

AT&T Inc. on Tuesday launched a Web-based feature that gives parents more control over their childrens mobile phone use. AT&T Smart Limits for Wireless allows a parent to set usage limits on a childs talk time, text messages, instant messages and downloads. It also lets parents manage how and when a child can communicate, restrict […]

CLEC Poster Child Trinsic Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Struggling CLEC Trinsic Inc., the former Z-Tel Technologies Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has steadily been losing money in what CEO Trey Davis called a post-UNE-P marketplace. In its most recent financial report with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December, Trinsic reported third-quarter losses of $1.5 million, or 8 […]

Not Necessarily News

A Safe Place in Cyberspace Parents worried about predators tracking their school-age children via online social sites now have an alternative to forums such as MySpace and Facebook. Its called safeTspace and was created by a team of government and financial security consultants with the help of Jabber Inc. Heres how it works: With the […]

Exceeding Expectations

There is a 15-year-old boy living in my house who claims to be my son. For those of you who have teens, you will understand when I say sometimes they do things that make you think that an alien has sucked the brains from their heads and snatched their bodies. This particular child is impressed […]

Follow that Phone

Keeping track of certain stars was easy during this year’s London Marathon, when Sir Ralph Fiennes, Nell McAndrew, Lorraine Kelly, Adrian Moorhouse and six other celebrity fun runners carried mobile phones connected to Trace A Mobile.com’s tracking service. Each runner carried a mobile phone during the race; the accounts were accessible by police and other […]

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