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Cell phones cause cancer? Think-tank fellow pooh-poohs that

Jeff Stier, senior fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research, says it's too way early to sound the alarm over a recent cancer study.

Source: CNBC.com

UPDATE 1-Israeli firms team up for high-speed 3D stem cell printing

JERUSALEM, May 25- Israeli 3 D printer firm Nano Dimension has successfully lab-tested a 3 D bioprinter for stem cells, paving the way for the potential printing of large tissues and organs, the company said on Wednesday. While 3 D printers are used already to create stem cells for research, Nano Dimension said the trial, conducted with Israeli biotech firm...

Source: Reuters

U.S. House rejects bill requiring carriers to share phone location

WASHINGTON, May 23- The U.S. House of Representatives voted down on Monday a measure that would have compelled cell phone carriers to disclose a phone's location with law enforcement in the event of an emergency, amid a last-minute lobbying effort from privacy advocates opposed to it. The bill is named after a deceased 18- year-old Kansas woman who disappeared...

Source: Reuters

Study: Kids are getting their first cell phone before they can drive

Would you buy your 10 year-old a cell phone? Well, that's when the majority of kids are getting their hands on one, according to new study.

Source: CNBC.com

US cracking down on mobile security weaknesses

The FCC and FTC are asking major cell phone carriers and manufacturers to explain how they release security updates.

Source: CNBC.com

UPDATE 1-Second baby gets Cellectis "designer" cells to clear leukaemia

LONDON, May 6- A second baby with aggressive leukaemia has been treated in London with "designer immune cells" developed by Cellectis and, six months after treatment, remains in remission, the French biotech firm said. The first human use of the company's cell therapy made headlines worldwide in November when one-year-old Layla was cleared of previously...

Source: Reuters

Second baby gets Cellectis "designer" cells to clear leukaemia

LONDON, May 6- A second baby with aggressive leukaemia has been treated in London with "designer immune cells" developed by Cellectis and, six months after treatment, she remains in remission, the French biotech firm said on Friday. The first human use of the company's cell therapy made headlines worldwide in November when one-year-old Layla was cleared of...

Source: Reuters

Exxon, fighting climate change charges, plans fuel cell venture

HOUSTON, May 5- Exxon Mobil Corp, which has been fighting accusations it misled investors and the public for years about the risks of climate change, said on Thursday it will expand a research project with FuelCell Energy Inc that aims to cut the cost of collecting carbon emissions from power plants. Exxon, the largest natural gas producer in the United States, and...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 2-America Movil profit drops as Mexico competition grows

MEXICO CITY, April 27- America Movil said on Wednesday first-quarter profit fell more than 40 percent from a year ago, as mobile competition from AT&T Inc intensified in Mexico and it started paying rent on cell towers after a sweeping regulatory overhaul. The 2013 overhaul was aimed at curbing America Movil's 70 percent market share in Mexico by forcing it to...

Source: Reuters

UPDATE 1-Telefonica Brasil profit nearly triples on tower sales, cost cuts

SAO PAULO, April 27- Telefonica Brasil SA said on Wednesday it nearly tripled first-quarter net income from a year ago as the country's biggest telecommunications company sold cell towers and cut costs after acquiring broadband provider GVT. Profit rose to 1.218 billion reais, it said in a securities filing, beating an average forecast of 1.1 billion reais in a...

Source: Reuters