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UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

Cellphone-focused video service Quibi planned for April

There’s yet another new streaming service coming in the next year.

UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 11:14 a.m.

Sandra Bland’s own video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

Cellphone video recorded by Sandra Bland, a black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational 2015 traffic stop, shows for the first time her perspective as a …

Paul Turner: Losing your phone in the woods would be un-bear-able

As you know, today is the unofficial start of portable toilet season in the Inland Northwest.

Out & About: Blanket phone coverage proposed for parks

Proposals for increased cell phone coverage in Mount Rainier, Yellowstone and several other national parks have opened for another round of public comment, with constituents divided on the issue in …

Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead

Samsung’s product showcase Sunday is notable for what’s missing: a new flagship phone. Instead, Samsung is spotlighting new Android and Windows tablets after delaying the Galaxy S8 smartphone – an …

Washington cell users pay highest taxes

Washington cell phone users pay the highest taxes for service in the country, a new study says.

Recording phone hidden in bathroom vent gets man arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of voyeurism after his girlfriend’s 15-year-old daughter reported finding his cell phone placed in a vent, recording anyone who used the bathroom.

Spokane City Council puts hold on cell tower construction

No new cell towers will be built in Spokane until the “form, fit, function and placement” of the towers is defined by the City Council, which put a six-month moratorium …

Phoning and driving will earn a ticket

Hang up and drive. Or it will cost you. That’s essentially the choice Washington drivers will have starting June 10 after the state Legislature made talking or texting on a …

Cell phone saved avalanche victim

A hiker trapped in an avalanche used his cell phone to call rescuers.

mixed messages

Fiddling with your iPhone behind the wheel can get you fined across much of the nation. But many states are more than happy to tweet you with up-to-the-minute directions on …