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Politician Wants Texting While Walking to be Banned

The US state of New Jersey is proposing a new law that would make it illegal to walk, while also sending a text message. more

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Traffic From Mobile & Online Messaging to Reach 438 Billion per Day by 2019

Mobile and online messaging traffic will reach 160 trillion per annum by 2019, up from 94.2 trillion this year -- equating to approximately 438 billion messages sent and received by users on a daily basis by 2019.  more

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Text messages can help boost teen birth control compliance

Sending teen girls periodic text messages reminding them to follow through on their clinic appointments for periodic birth control injections can go a long way toward improving timing and adherence to contraception in an age group that is notoriously noncompliant,  more

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A weekly SMS could encourage healthier food choices

Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness,  more

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Texting gives a voice to community members

Pilot study of low income African Americans in Detroit suggests text messaging may be a key to tapping into urban communities for research more

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Text Messaging Blocked in the Central African Republic

Mobile networks in the Central African Republic have been ordered to suspend the use of text messages until further notice. more

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People Accidentally Adopt a Polar Bear in Text Message Autocorrect Mistake

Recently, smartphone text messaging autocorrecting has lead to a number of charity donations aimed at funding Cancer research going towards adopting a polar bear. more

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Man who killed texter in cinema was also texting

A dispute over sending a text message in a cinema resulted in a retired policeman shooting the phone user earlier this year. more

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Pakistan Proposing Limit on Sending Text Messages

Pakistan's Telecommunication Authority is understood to be considering imposing a daily cap on how many text messages can be sent from an individual phone number to try and cut down on Spam. more

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Spy Agencies Monitoring Nearly 200 Million Text Messages Every Day

The USA's spy agencies may have been routinely recording text messages sent by mobile networks, according to the latest documents released by the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. more

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