Apple unveiled a beta version of new, non-white emoji options yesterday, spurring a conversation on whether the new choices are an effective way to address diversity while texting.
By Corinne Segal
Do you tilt your head down while texting on your cellphone? Chances are you may be damaging your back in the process, according to new study.
By Justin Scuiletti
After a 3-2 vote, the Federal Communications Committee has moved to require all of the U.S.’s cell phone carriers and popular messaging applications to allow users to text 911 for emergencies.
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
In other news Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended a ban on using a cell phone while driving. It said the ban should apply to both hands-free and hand-held phones. Also, at least 28 people were killed in violence…
Deborah Hersman of the National Transportation Safety Board talks with Hari Sreenivasan about the board’s recommendation to ban all cell phone use in vehicles.
By Talea Miller
Mobile phones are pervasive in the developing world, and now a new wave of mobile technology is dramatically changing the way health care workers provide services to rural communities in these regions.
Author Gary Shteyngart takes a satirical approach to the economic meltdown in America, combined with a love story in a world of tech-crazy savages in his new novel "Super Sad True Love Story." Jeffrey Brown sits down with the author.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is leading efforts to reverse the "epidemic" of U.S. deaths and injuries caused by distractions while driving, including texting and phone use. He wants a federal law enacted to penalize multitasking drivers and hopes auto companies…
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