On April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper made a cell phone call while walking down the sidewalks of New York. These days, that wouldn't be unusual. At the time, it was amazing. It was the first call ever made with a handheld cell phone.
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Students at an elementary school in California, with the help of their art teacher, created a telephone hotline that people can call to get cheerful advice from kids during difficult times. In just days, the hotline began getting thousands of calls an hour.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…scientists discover that some bats use "baby talk" to communicate with their cubs, someone in China just paid $325,000 for a phone number, and a town in Switzerland gets hit with "chocolate snow".
In October, a Rwandan company called Mara opened two factories - one in Rwanda and the other in South Africa. The factories will produce the first smartphones built completely in Africa.
As smartwatches become more popular around the world, governments and other groups are warning that many smartwatches for children are unsafe.
If you've got a cell phone, and you're in the US, you'll probably get a text message from the president today. The US is testing a presidential emergency alert service.
For many people around the world, Google and its businesses affect almost every part their daily lives. Twenty years ago, it didn't even exist. How has it grown so much?
When school starts in France in September, there will be a big change for students. They will not be allowed to have cell phones at any time during the school day.
On Tuesday, Cubans got a big surprise - free Internet service on cell phones anywhere in the country. It was a one day test run by the Cuban government's Internet company.