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    Posted on November 19, 2013 at 8:37 AM

    Updated Tuesday, Nov 19 at 8:37 AM

    There’s a hidden battle over stolen smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5 million Americans had their devices taken, and New York City saw a 40 percent jump in smartphone thefts. There is a solution, known in the industry as a “kill switch.”

    By CBS News