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Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in April 2007

Attention Cellular Customers: It's Time To Speak Out!

4/24/2007
Most of us, if not all of us, use mobile devices whether it's a cell phone, a smartphone, or a Pocket PC. We all pay the monthly fees, the necessary taxes, and sometimes even those obscure charges that show up on our bills. We all deal with dropped calls, "dead zones," and lack of features like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or 3G. But it's time for us-the consumers-to speak out and confront the cellular carriers with our frustrations.

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Securing Your Mobile Wallets

4/12/2007
Losing a credit card is scary, but losing a cell phone that stores your bank account information is even scarier. Once cell phones come pre-loaded with mobile banking apps, some of your personal information will be stored on them. Naturally that poses a huge security hazard.

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Three Mobile Banking Developments To Keep Your Eye On

4/6/2007
The next time you take out your cell phone to make a phone call or send a text message, don't forget to check your bank account balance, pay your bills, or transfer money to your relatives in another state. These services and others are either already available or will become available by midyear now that financial companies are stepping up their mobile banking efforts.

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