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Tag Archives: Cell phones

Maryland gets grant to fight cell phone use in prisons

Maryland has received a federal grant to help fight cell phone use in prisons. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services announced a $2 million contract over three years with Columbia-based Tecore Networks to deploy technology known as ...

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Ban on trucker cell use, texting recommended

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —  Truckers and other commercial drivers should be banned from talking on the phone and texting when they are behind the wheel, a federal safety agency decided Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board gave its recommendation at a ...

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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook, 5/27/11

News this week that Trout Daniel & Associates has teamed up with Manekin LLC to lease a new mixed-use development at Park Place in Bel Air is adding to the real estate blitz now underway in Harford County because of ...

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Coming soon: Short distance for your phone

BARCELONA, Spain — Cell phones are usually used to communicate with people far away. This year, they’ll get the ability to do the opposite: communicate with things that are close enough to touch. It may not sound immediately useful, but ...

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The White Pages: Black, white and read nowhere

RICHMOND, Va. — What’s black and white and read all over? Not the white pages, which is why regulators have begun granting telecommunications companies the go-ahead to stop mass-printing residential phone books, a musty fixture of Americans’ kitchen counters, refrigerator ...

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