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In France it’s not sexting, it’s textopornographie

PARIS (AP) — France, a nation with a centuries-old reputation for seduction, now has a word for sexting. If you want to send sexually explicit photos or text messages to your lover in France, it’s […]

12/20/2013

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Trial winds down for former BP engineer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury will determine whether a former BP engineer broke the law or harmlessly swiped his finger across a cellular phone when he deleted hundreds of text messages in the […]

12/16/2013

Text mistakenly sent to cop leads to arrest

SPARTA, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man mistakenly sent a text message to a police detective to set up a drug sale and now faces charges. Authorities say a detective received the […]

10/01/2013

Glendale collection agency pays $1 million lawsuit

GLENDALE (CNS) – A Glendale collection agency has agreed to pay $1 million to resolve a lawsuit accusing it of sending unlawful text messages to debtors and inappropriately disclosing the debts to their family, friends […]

09/26/2013

A phone is held in a car. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

LA pushes ‘It Can Wait’ campaign to stop texting while driving

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County officials will make a last push today for Angelenos to take a pledge never to text and drive.    The county has proclaimed the day “It Can Wait […]

09/19/2013

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NYC drug dealers observed Shabbat

NEW YORK (AP) — A drug crew strictly observed the Jewish Sabbath each week while dealing prescription painkillers, heroin and other drugs in New York City, authorities said Tuesday in announcing charges against five men. […]

09/10/2013

Email, voicemail, text – no response. What gives?

CHICAGO (AP) — Technology is supposed to make us easier to reach, and often does. But the same modes of communication that have hooked us on the instant reply also can leave us feeling forgotten.

02/26/2013

Voters turn to smartphones during this election (audio)

A new survey from the Pew Internet and American Life Project highlights an electorate increasingly reliant on mobile devices to find and exchange campaign information, and fact-check presidential candidates. According to Pew’s findings, 88 percent of […]

10/11/2012

It Can Wait – No Texting While Driving Day

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed today “It Can Wait — No Texting While Driving Day” to remind motorists, and teens in particular, that those who text behind the […]

09/18/2012

Text message lawsuit settled

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) – A couple who each lost a leg when their motorcycle was struck by a teenager who was driving and texting have settled their lawsuit against him for $500,000, their lawyer says. […]

08/21/2012

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