The Signal: Cell Radiation

How Bad is Cell Phone Radiation?: Europeans are getting nervous about cell phone radiation thanks to the Council of Europe’s  new draft resolution and report on device radiation safety. The report calls for its member nations to adopt precautionary measures, which would include banning all mobile phones, DECT phones, WiFi and WLAN systems from classrooms. This sounds a bit extreme when the scientific findings could only confirm “more or less potentially harmful, non-thermal, biological effects on plants, insects and animals, as well as the human body when exposed to levels that are below the official threshold values.” Ars Technica

AT&T and 4G: AT&T announced that it will introduce high-speed 4G LTE mobile networks to Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio this summer and will add at least 10 more markets later in the year. AT&T also plans on releasing 20 new 4G devices, some of which will be LTE capable. HuffPo

Cat Entertainment: Need to entertain your cat? There’s an app for that. Your cat obviously has an iPad, right? OK, good, just checking. Then you should download these  three new games from Friskies. mocoNews

Mobile Cloud Computing: More and more people and businesses have taken advantage of cloud services. The next step is mobile—but we are well into 2011 and haven’t seen much progress with mobile cloud services; however, that doesn’t mean the future for mobile cloud computing isn’t still bright. Mashable

Move Over iPad: Apple’s beloved iPad may have some competition, at least as far as price point goes: Acer Inc.’s Iconia Tab A500 went on sale in April $449.99, and a new model that works on AT&T Inc.’s 4G wireless network is expected to be in stores this summer for an as-yet-undisclosed price. WSJ

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