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Rogers: Removing SIM Card Removes Handset Extra Warranty Protection

According to a report from CTV News, if you remove your Rogers smartphone’s SIM card, it will also remove any extra warranty protection you purchased with your device. This extra carrier warranty normally covers you in the event the phone is lost, stolen or damaged. In a statement Lisa Rossington, public affairs manager for Rogers,...

Apple, Samsung in Talks with Carriers to Launch ‘e-SIM’ Cards [Report]

The Financial Times reports Apple and Samsung have reportedly agreed to launch electronic SIM cards, as talks are being finalized with mobile operators. Unlike traditional SIM cards, electronic SIM cards would change the way customers sign up with carriers. Electronic SIM cards would allow for instant switching, eliminating the need for consumers to insert specific SIM...

Spy Agencies in the U.S., U.K. Hacked Billions of SIM Cards: Report

Gemalto, a Netherlands-based SIM card manufacturer — which claims to be the world leader in digital security — just took a major hit yesterday: The Intercept reported that US and British spy agencies broke into the company’s network to steal encryption keys that could grant access to billions of mobile phones. In other words: what...