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.
Man Arrested For 'Sexting' Scotts Valley High School GirlA man was arrested in Scotts Valley Friday after allegedly sending sexually explicit text messages to a high school student, according to police.
Hot Dog-Eating Champ Joins Campaign Against Texting While DrivingThe city of San Jose is urging residents to commit to safe driving practices by putting down their cellphones and other electronic devices while on the road...
Community Corner: Texting Helps Bay Area Homeless TeensA new texting program will aim to help homeless teens find shelter in the greater San Francisco area.
California Law Will Allow Hands-Free Texting While DrivingCalifornia drivers will be allowed to text when they're behind the wheel of a car, as long as they're using a hands-free device, and with some restrictions.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Teens Benefit From New TechNielsen research shows the average teen sends more than 3,000 texts a month. So what better way to reach them with an important message about health? That's exactly what this week's Jefferson Award winner is doing.
CA Office Of Traffic Safety Looks At Technology To Stop Distracted DrivingThe Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.