Opinion

Smartphone Kill Switch Would Save Consumers $2.6 Billion a Year

More than 1.6 million cell phones are stolen every year. But a simple software change would make them impossible to resell and reduce the theft epidemic.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.