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Texting-Only Lane Appears in China
In our rapidly evolving society, behavioral shifts adapting to new technologies lead to unexpected consequences. One such example has been the adoption of cellphones and text messaging, and the phenomenon of the "distracted walker."
New Jersey Looking to Ban Unsolicited Text Messages
While text messaging is an incredibly useful technology, it's also one of those that can become a nuisance fairly quickly. Sometimes the tech makes something that is a nuisance to something quite a bit more sinister and even costly. The New Jersey state government is trying to make sure people and companies cannot harass, personally or commercially, through text message without the recipients' OK.
Blytheville Courier News Launches Service that Texts News Headlines to Subscribers
In Blytheville, Ariz., the local Courier News is trying out a new strategy to engage their readers: text alerts. Earlier this month, the news service launched the new TxtAlert program that subscribers can customize to fit their needs. Depending on which news topics the subscriber feels are most important to them, the program will deliver Courier News headlines and alerts, in addition to weather reports, sports scores, school notices, community events and more.
EPA's Motion to Dismiss Text Message Lawsuit Denied by District Court
The EPA recently underwent considerable scrutiny regarding its transparency practices after a scandal involving false identification in e-mail accounts and another regarding agency business being conducted with private e-mail accounts. Last October another lawsuit began when a nonprofit think tank accused the agency of destroying over five thousand text messages that contained public records.
SafeLink Health Solutions' Texting Program Expanded to Puerto Rico
Triple-S Salud, a Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensee in Puerto Rico, has made arrangements with TracFone Wireless and Voxiva to provide the SafeLink Health Solutions (SHS) service to eligible patients in Puerto Rico. These patients will have access to a cell phone and receive healthcare text messaging free of charge.
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