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Texting while driving

NTSB Urges States To Ban Driver Cell Phone Use

Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

12/13/2011

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Curious About “Unfair” Sales Tax On Cell Phones

Does the state have the right to charge me for something I did not pay for? You are being taxed at a rate of 6.25% for something you did not actually pay. Julie, Waltham

WBZ-TV–10/13/2011

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Telemarketers Take Advantage Of Texting Technology

Telemarketers are now turning to texts instead of phone calls and there’s little you can do to stop it.

09/21/2011

Preventing Cell Phone Bill Shock After Traveling Abroad

In the last year, the Better Business Bureau has received more than 27,000 complaints about cell phone companies, many from customers who were hit with unexpected roaming fees.

09/15/2011

Fall River rescue

State Police Find Lost Hiker Using Cell Phone And The Moon

The 25-year-old Fall River woman who was lost in the Freetown State Forest Monday is getting a lot of praise from the State Troopers who helped rescue her.

08/10/2011

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Verizon Wireless Closing The Door On Unlimited Data Plans

Hold on to your wallet. One of the biggest wireless carrier in New England is dropping one of its most popular data plans.

07/06/2011

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Wireless Warning About Hackers Targeting Your Cell Phone

The incredible boom of texts and high tech apps are posing cyber risks that you need going to know about. But, there are ways you can protect yourself from what could be wireless robbery.

05/12/2011

Tech Etiquette: When To Stop Tweeting And Start Eating

Is it acceptable to tweet what you’re ordering? What about taking that phone call or responding to an email?

05/02/2011

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

T Expanding Real Time Tracking To Commuter Rail

The MBTA is working with developers to release real time tracking apps for the commuter rail at the same time that passengers say they have better luck with real time bus tracking than train tracking.

04/27/2011

Galen Stone

Brockton School Counselor Charged With Harassing Students

A school counselor at Brockton High School has been charged with criminal harassment and accosting someone of the opposite sex.

04/26/2011

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