One in three teen drivers in the U.S. text while driving, new survey data suggests. And the number may be higher in states where teens start driving at younger ages.
Residents in a Florida town were concerned after a mass 'zombie alert' text was sent out during a power outage in the middle of the night. The bizarre push alert message was sent from the City of Lake Worth in Florida around 1.45am on Sunday in the midst of a power blackout. It read: "Power outage and zombie alert for residents of Lake Worth and Terminus. "There are now far less than 7,380 customers involved due to extreme zombie activity. Restoration time uncertain." Local media outlet Palm Beach Post reported…
MELBOURNE: A dead man's unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji has been ruled a legitimate will by an Australian court. The draft message addressed to the man's brother, was found on his phone after he took his own life in October 2016, aged 55. "The informal nature of the text does not exclude it from being sufficient to represent the deceased’s testamentary intentions," said Justice Susan Brown when handing down her decision…
FLORIDA: A mother of a one of the Orlando Pulse club shooting victims has shared heart-breaking final texts of her son which he sent when the attacker was approaching him.
ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court has bailed a mother and daughter who had been in jail for two months for allegedly sending "vulgar" texts and pictures to another woman, a defence lawyer said.
SYDNEY: Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has apologised to a journalist for mistakenly sending her a message calling her a "mad witch".
SAN FRANCISCO: Cyber security firm Zimperium on Monday warned of a flaw in the world's most popular smartphone operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama doesn't send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn't allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday.