U.S. Gov Bans Truckers from Texting
Today the U.S. government has set into place rules that prohibit truck drivers and other interstate commercial vehicle operators from sending text messages while operating a moving vehicle. The law goes into effect immediately, and any driver caught violating the rules will be subject to civil or criminal fines of up to $2,750.
Sep 26, 2019
Anker today introduced a new range of Spirit and Liberty Bluetooth earbuds. The new buds are much-improved over the original Spirit and Liberty series, but also much more expensive.
Sep 25, 2018
AT&T and Harman this week launched the Harman Spark, a module that brings safety and security features to cars. The Spark plugs into a car's OBD II port and connects to AT&T's LTE network.
Oct 1, 2018
California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Sunday that made net neutrality the law, but the state was quickly sued by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Jan 28, 2019
The US government is pursuing a criminal case against Huawei for stealing the design for — as well as actual parts and software from — a unique phone-testing robot developed by T-Mobile USA. The gov't alleges that Huawei offered bonuses for employees to steal such trade secrets, and obstructed justice in a related civil case.
To all the people who think this is great
you want to go there?
i bet you are one of the same people that think computers are going to rise up against humans and take over the world too. anything that will help me live another day is alright by me.
Listen a law shouldnt have to be...
Let me remind you that we are traveling on a road to a communist country and when the government passes a law like this, even if you like this law, it put us one more mile closer to the communist country. Please s
If I'm not mistaken, a general rule to which this can be applied already exists in ...
Car & Driver: Unprotected Text
Everyone should read this.
For the lazy-butts out there that choose not to read it, Car & Driver is doing a very basic experiment in a closed course: Drive in a straight line & keep a look out for a red light that will illiuminate over the dash but under the windshield that the passenger will activate. This light will represent a vehicle braking in front of the driver.
The experiment records the results of normal driving conditions (i.e. no distractions, good weather), then proceeds to driving while texting, then driving while legally drunk.
This experiment involves 2 regular vehicles that occupy the roads in everyday traffic. Now imagin...
To all the people who think I am nutts.
FCC Task Force Tackles AT&T, Google, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon
Today, 1:00 PM by Eric M. Zeman
Today the Federal Communications Commission sent letters of inquiry to all four national wireless network operators -- AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless -- and Google over the use of early termination fees. The investigation is being headed by the FCC's new Consumer Task Force. FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said, "I commend the Commission staff for its ongoing and proactive examination of the consumer experience in the wireless marketplace. This inquiry is the first action by the FCC's Consumer Task Force, which was launched last week to tackle these kinds of issues. I look forward to reviewin...
Nobody has yet to answer this
I understand the spirit of the law, but it's just too hard to enforce.