San Francisco appears poised to become the first city in the U.S. to require a cell phone makers to publicly display how much radiation their products emit.
On Tuesday, the city's board of supervisors voted 10-1 in favor of a new law that requires handset makers to post in stores their products' specific absorption rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio waves absorbed by the user's body. (See also: CNET's Quick Guide: Cell phone radiation levels)
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign the measure into law.
There's no … Read more