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  • In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
  • The FCC says it's considering allowing cellphone calls during flights once the plane has hit 10,000 feet.
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FAA, FCC, airline industry, cellphone, smartphones, news
  • iPhone
  • San Francisco law enforcement officials are working with smartphone manufacturers on anti-theft systems.
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cellphone, smartphones, crime, iphone, blackberry, george gascon, samsung, iPad, apple, motorola, FCC, muni, android, SFPD, news
  • iPhone
  • San Francisco law enforcement officials are working with smartphone manufacturers on anti-theft systems.
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cellphone, smartphones, crime, iphone, blackberry, george gascon, samsung, iPad, apple, motorola, FCC, muni, android, SFPD, san francisco news, vic lee
  •  The federal government has turned its attention to what some are calling a dire shortage of radio spectrum.
  • The federal government has turned its attention to what some are calling a dire shortage of radio spectrum.
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television, smartphones, FCC, technology, jonathan bloom
  •  The federal government has turned its attention to what some are calling a dire shortage of radio spectrum.
  • The federal government has turned its attention to what some are calling a dire shortage of radio spectrum.
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television, smartphones, FCC, news
  • Woman looking at cell phone
  • The battle over San Francisco's controversial cell phone safety law is playing out right now in federal appeals court.
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cellphone, retail, cancer, FDA, FCC, business
  • The Federal Communications Commission eliminated one big loophole that let robocalls slip through the Do Not Call list.
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FCC, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Jeff Blyskal from Oakland looks at his cellphone bill
  • 7 On Your Side finds out how cellphone providers are changing the way they do business.
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cellphone, FCC, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • bill shock
  • New guidelines are easing the shock of going over on your cellphone usage.
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FCC, cellphone, consumer news
  • bill shock
  • New guidelines are easing the shock of going over on your cellphone usage.
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cellphone, FCC, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Local security team proves car systems can be hacked
  • A local security team proved that not only medical devices could be hacked, but so could car systems.
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FCC, hacking, technology
  • cramming charges
  • The United States Senate began investigating mystery charges that end up on phone customer's bills.
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senate, FCC, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • FCC chairman
  • The FCC chairman discussed a $100,000 prize to anyone who can develop an app to help bridge the digital divide.
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FCC, jean quan, news
  • FCC chairman
  • The FCC chairman discussed a $100,000 prize to anyone who can develop an app to help bridge the digital divide.
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FCC, jean quan, technology, terry mcsweeney
  • Man received bill collection harassment
  • Complaints about harassing debt collectors tops all other complaints to the federal government.
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FCC, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • The Federal Communications Commission is now considering new rules to prevent cell phone users from amassing extra charges.
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FCC, cell phone, business
  • FCC executives were in the Bay Area assessing how competition from the internet might require new rules.
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google, youtube, stanford university, FCC, business, david louie