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New legislation proposes texting and driving limits

New legislation proposes texting and driving limits

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

April 6, 2019

There are one million deaths each year as a result of texting and driving. It is only becoming more of a problem as technology advances. Even though this affects drivers of every age, it seems to be affecting young teen drivers most often. Due to texting and driving becoming more common, laws have been getting stricter to try an...

Snapchat rising above old-school text messaging

Tiana Meador, Online Editor

December 24, 2015

As social media continues to pervade every element of day-to-day life, 'older' ways of communicating seem to lose popularity among the current generation. This allows for more exploration of newer interfaces, which seem to be constantly updating how people share their life with the world. One...

“WhatsApp” brings co-founder from rags to riches

Jeff Wallace

April 1, 2014

It is not that often that creating an app will bring someone from rags to riches. However, the co-founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, did just that. As a boy, Koum grew up in Ukraine and eventually immigrated to the United States where he and his mother settled in San Francisco, California. He grew up po...

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