City Challenges Decision Allowing SFPD Texting Scandal Officers To Keep JobsSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said Tuesday he will appeal a court ruling that found the city’s Police Department could not fire officers who traded racist, homophobic texts because the department waited too long to act.
Study: Teens Who Constantly Text Stress Out Like Compulsive GamblersA study of more than 400 eighth and eleventh grade teenagers who text found they share some of the very same traits as compulsive gamblers.
Nearly 1 In 10 California Drivers Likely Using A Cell Phone While Driving, New Study FindsDrivers in California can’t seem to put their cellphones on hold.
New Radar Gun May Soon Nail Texting DriversThe tool detects the radio frequencies that emit from a vehicle when someone inside is using a cellphone, according to the Virginain-Pilot newspaper. It’s not clear how the operator will be able to distinguish between a driver and a passenger in that same car texting.
SF Start-Up Creates Portable Navigation Device To Eliminate Distracted DrivingA Bay Area start-up is offering a way to eliminate distracted driving while enabling access to technology.
Oakland Mayor Confirms Photo Of Checking Phone While Driving, Says She Was Getting DirectionsMayor Jean Quan said she was using a navigation app after a photo surfaced of the mayor checking her phone while she was behind the wheel.
James Franco Apologies For Instagram Flirtation Franco says he used "bad judgment" and "learned my lesson"
James Franco's Underage Hook-up Plays Close To Movie PlotGossip on James Franco sounds more like the storyline for his upcoming film "Palo Alto"
Larry Magid: Apple Could Make Texting While Walking Safer Apple wants to make it safer for people who like to text while walking. The question is: is this a good thing?
Larry Magid: Gogo Expanding In-Flight Cell Phone ServicesGogo, an in-flight internet is a company that provides Wi-Fi service to airlines, is enhancing its services to soon allow people to text and even talk on their smartphones in the air.
Snapchat CEO, Ex-Stanford Student Talks About Company's GrowthEvan Spiegel dropped out of Stanford University in 2012, three classes shy of graduation, to move back to his father's house and work on Snapchat.
Muni Slaying Suspect Waving Gun Goes Unnoticed While Passengers Engrossed In Phones, TabletsInvestigators say a suspect in the random slaying of a university student flashed a gun several times on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, but passengers were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn’t notice.