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Emoji 13.1 released, mending heart, face in clouds, more emojis coming soon to your smartphone
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Emoji 13.1 released, mending heart, face in clouds, more emojis coming soon to your smartphone

Emojipedia confirms that the newly- announced emojis will roll out in October 2020.

You're more likely to be bullied by family, social circles than strangers: Report
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You're more likely to be bullied by family, social circles than strangers: Report

The study shows that 28 percent of online risks came from family and friends.

New York to use device known as 'textalyzer' to bust drivers found texting while driving
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New York to use device known as 'textalyzer' to bust drivers found texting while driving

New York state will use the "textalyzer" device that will allow the police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving.

Woman convicted in US for encouraging teenage boyfriend to commit suicide, not raising alarm
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Woman convicted in US for encouraging teenage boyfriend to commit suicide, not raising alarm

A 20-year-old US woman was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for ordering her teenage boyfriend to follow through on his long-planned suicide.

Doctors warn that excessive texting can cause 'Smartphone Thumb'
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Doctors warn that excessive texting can cause 'Smartphone Thumb'

Formally known as tendinitis, it causes the tendon that bends and flexes the thumb to become inflamed if used for too much texting on smartphones.

Sixth sense protects you while driving, except when texting: Study
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Sixth sense protects you while driving, except when texting: Study

A sixth sense steadies drivers' hands and helps them stay on track, even when they are absent-minded or emotionally upset, except when they are engaged in texting on their mobile phones, a study says.

Smartphone usage at dinner is OK provided there is no gaming or chatting involved: Research
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Smartphone usage at dinner is OK provided there is no gaming or chatting involved: Research

If you think that using smartphone at the dinner table is killing conversations and ruining relationships, just relax. A quick text or even attending a phone call from your boss may be okay but not playing Candy Crush or chatting on Facebook.

Former Twitter VP takes texting public with Talkshow app for iOS
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Former Twitter VP takes texting public with Talkshow app for iOS

Talkshow is a new social networking app from ex Twitter VP Michael Sippy. Talkshow is an invite only public texting space.

Texting while walking? Utah University marks special 'texting lane' to engage students
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Texting while walking? Utah University marks special 'texting lane' to engage students

The Utah Valley University has marked a special a ‘texting lane’ on a busy staircase​ to engage students who text while walking.

Here's the main reason why people text while driving
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Here's the main reason why people text while driving

People who disregard cultural norms in general are more likely to text while they are driving, says a study.

Texting more suitable treatment than apps for the mentally-ill: Study
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Texting more suitable treatment than apps for the mentally-ill: Study

Simple texting via smartphones can be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile apps, a study has found.

French man arrested for phoning and texting his ex 21, 807 times
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French man arrested for phoning and texting his ex 21, 807 times

A 33-year-old French man was sent to prison after phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times, admitting that, with hindsight, "it was stupid".

16-year-old from Brazil breaks Windows Phone's record for fastest typing
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16-year-old from Brazil breaks Windows Phone's record for fastest typing

A 16-year-old boy from Brazil has set the Guinness World Record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touch screen, typing a 25-word paragraph in just 18.19 seconds.

Brazilian teen crowned ‘texting king’, sets Guinness World Record
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Brazilian teen crowned ‘texting king’, sets Guinness World Record

A 16-year-old boy from Brazil has set the Guinness World Record for the fastest texting on a smartphone touch screen, typing a 25-word paragraph in just 18.19 seconds.

Viral video: Is the cellphone a boon or bane?
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Viral video: Is the cellphone a boon or bane?

In just five days, a video by a user calling herself 'charstarlene TV' has got over 12 million hits for her video titles 'I forgot my phone'.

Viral video: Is the cellphone a boon or bane?
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Viral video: Is the cellphone a boon or bane?

In just five days, a video by a user calling herself 'charstarlene TV' has got over 12 million hits for her video titles 'I forgot my phone'.

Hands-free texting while driving is more dangerous than talking on phone
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Hands-free texting while driving is more dangerous than talking on phone

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a study by travel organization AAA found

Hands-free texting while driving is more dangerous than talking on phone
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Hands-free texting while driving is more dangerous than talking on phone

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a study by travel organization AAA found