Apple, Google, Microsoft, other phone makers sign anti-phone-theft pledge
Major mobile manufacturers have reportedly signed anti- phone theft pledge.
According to the Verge, after July of 2015, the companies pledge that every user will be able to remotely brick and wipe their phones in the event of a theft, features currently offered by Find my iPhone and the Android Device Manager.
Meanwhile, leading mobile manufacturers including Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung, along with the five major US cell carriers, have already signed the pledge.
The move comes amid requests from law enforcement following an increase in the cases of mobile thefts.
(Posted on 16-04-2014)