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Mobile Industry Tackles Phone Theft

  • Re/code, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:11 PM
It has been suggested by some that the mobile industry doesn’t care about phone theft because it actually leads to the sale of more phones. Now, however, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and other mobile leaders have announced a commitment to include anti-theft technology on phones by next year. Re/Code suggests the move was driven by the threat of states and municipalities enacting mandatory “kill-switch” laws for mobile devices.

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