Category Archive: Texting and Driving dont mix

Aug 20

LATINA Style’s 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the USA. AT&T Tops List.

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LATINA Style Magazine proudly announces the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2013. Now in its 16th year, the annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the U.S. The LATINA Style 50 Report is the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for …

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May 09

State Farm Wants A Few Good Neighbors To Stay In The Right Lane And Test Its Driving App.

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In a novel exercise that is one part mobile app beta-test and one part clever branding, State Farm is looking for 5000 people to download its RightLane Android app for testing. The company is trying to see how much driving information it can collect accurately without the plug-in devices that are commonplace among some insurance …

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Apr 30

Messaging Apps are Now More Popular than Texting.

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Smartphone instant messaging applications like iMessage and WhatsApp are more growing in popularity and even far outpacing traditional SMS, according to a new study from Informa. In 2012, on average 19.1 billion messages were sent and received each day over the six most popular mobile chat applications, including Blackberry Messenger, Nimbuzz, Apple’s iMessage, KakaoTalk, WhatsApp, …

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Apr 26

Why We Need to Move Ahead on IP by Ajit Pai.

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We can’t regulate modern technologies the way we did Ma Bell The ancient Greek thinker Heraclitus believed that “the only constant is change.” He obviously didn’t have modern telecommunications networks in mind, but his philosophy fully applies to those networks nonetheless. Not too long ago, we lived in a world dominated by monopolies. To make …

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Jan 08

So Who Gets Custody of the Facebook Profile Info After a Divorce?

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Stacy Thibodeaux was furious when she discovered pictures of her children on her ex-husband’s online dating profile soon after they divorced. “I went through the roof,” Thibodeaux, 45, remembers. She confronted her ex, saying it wasn’t appropriate to have their young children’s images on Match.com. She says he simply blocked her from viewing his profile. …

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Nov 20

FCC Chairman Agrees it is Time to Put the Brakes on Texting and Driving.

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Make texting as intolerable as drunken driving. We all know we should never drive drunk, but one in three Americans admit to doing something as dangerous: texting and driving. Today, we rely on our mobile devices to check e-mail, to stay in touch with friends, and to check the latest news or sports scores. We …

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