New Cell Phone Lets
Parents Track Kids


SEOUL (Reuters) - Parents in South Korea will now be able to track their children by using a device in a new mobile phone that has been designed for kids.
SK Telecom Co. began selling on Wednesday colorful cellphones with antennas that look like human ears and a built in tracker using the global positioning satellite (GPS) network.
The firm, the top mobile operator in a country where three-quarters of the people carry at least one mobile phone, put a price of around 100,000 won ($86) on the handset.
The phone has four buttons to save phone numbers of key contacts, such as Mum and Dad.
The GPS technology works even when the phone is turned off.
To keep the price down, the phones do not have text messaging or Internet capabilities.
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