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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police need a warrant to obtain cellphone location information routinely collected by wireless providers. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone

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Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone

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Deilephila elpenor, commonly called the elephant hawk-moth, has specialized eyes that don't reflect light. Such moths inspired scientists to invent an anti-glare coating for smart screens. Ullstein Bild/Getty Images hide caption

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In Wisconsin, U.S. Cellular hired Jason Julian and his draft horses to help upgrade equipment on about 200 cell towers, some of which are served by hard-to-navigate access roads. Ann-Elise Henzl/WUWM hide caption

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How Draft Horses Are Helping Upgrade Cell Towers In Wisconsin

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A woman holds a cellphone up to a police officer as an attempt is made to calm the crowd after an arrest is made following the sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday. Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Videos Make Everyone A Witness To Police Shootings

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Nearly a dozen years since the federal Do Not Call Registry took effect, automated calling systems have exploded. iStockphoto hide caption

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Why It's Hard To Put An End To Unwanted Robocalls

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In a video from IJReview, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sets out to destroy his old flip phone after Donald Trump gave out his number in a campaign speech on Tuesday. IJReview/YouTube hide caption

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