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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020

Samsung’s new foldable phone: Cheaper, but still a novelty

Samsung on Tuesday unveiled a new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, its second attempt to sell consumers on phones with bendable screens and clamshell designs.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Motorola brings back the Razr as $1,500 foldable smartphone

Motorola is rebooting the iconic Razr flip phone as a 6.2-inch smartphone with a foldable display that gives the Lenovo-owned brand a unique selling point against Apple and Samsung Electronics’s …

UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019

Sheriff’s office seeks men suspected of robbing teenager, firing gun in Spokane Valley

Detectives are searching for two men suspected of robbing a teenager and firing a gun in Spokane Valley last week.

Samsung completes folding phone redesign after screen failures

Samsung Electronics Co. has completed a two-month redesign of the Galaxy Fold to fix embarrassing screen failures that forced its delay, people familiar with the matter say, allowing the Korean …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

Aggressive phone scams are asking for money for Spokane firefighters

Spokane firefighters are warning people of phone-call scams asking for donations to firefighters.

Too much screen time? New phone controls for you and kids

Apple and Google want to help you spend less time on their phones – really. Like that time you checked Facebook at 3 a.m. Stats don’t lie.

Grave digging? Changing tires? Washington’s rural telecom companies do it all

Tiny telecom companies provide rural towns with services beyond just phone and cable service.

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018

China’s Huawei denies collecting Facebook user data

Chinese phone maker Huawei said Wednesday it has never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared such data with Huawei and other manufacturers.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

Trump, Putin discuss Syria, North Korea, more in hour-plus call

President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin discussed efforts to bring peace to war-torn Syria during an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday. Iran, North Korea and Ukraine also were on …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017

Google vies to make even smarter phones, speakers, cameras

Google on Wednesday unveiled new phones, smart speakers and other devices infused with artificial intelligence in its bid to claim the high ground against rivals Amazon and Apple.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Verizon will keep serving eastern Montana customers for now

Verizon says it will give hundreds of rural customers in eastern Montana more time to switch plans or find a new provider after members of the state’s Congressional delegation objected …

100 years ago in near Butte, Montana: Nearly 200 feared dead in Speculator Mine fire

The shocking news of the day came from across the mountains: 193 miners were feared dead after a fire in the Speculator Mine near Butte, Mont. This “appalling calamity” was …

UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017

Spokane signs short-term deal for pay-by-phone parking downtown

After a hiatus that began last month, downtown parkers will once again have access to a pay-by-phone service beginning Tuesday, according to a news release.

About half of Spokane households still have a landline phone

Lee Ann Mauk spent nine days without power after Spokane’s 2015 windstorm. She couldn’t turn lights on, take a hot shower or keep food frozen. But through it all, her …

Four changes shoppers will see as they buy on their phones

Shoppers buying on their phones this holiday season will see new ways stores are making it easier and faster as they try to lock in sales before people swipe to …

Clark County text-to-911 program a success so far

Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency reported that so far, the text-to-911 program has gone well.

Some CenturyLink customers still without service six weeks after windstorm

Stan Nelson has thrown in the towel. Now six weeks in to a CenturyLink landline and internet service outage, he has purchased a cell phone and arranged for internet service …