Half of Adults Txting While Driving

June 21, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Txting While Driving: Almost half of adults who send text messages have sent them while driving and, according to the same study by the Pew Research Center, about a third of 16 and 17 year olds admitted that they had done the same. I don’t have to tell you, there is almost nothing you can do behind the wheel that’s more dangerous. 

Cyber-Help From Microsoft: The Internet Fraud Alert is a new site to help consumers report and track stolen data. Microsoft gave the technology to the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to help track stolen information and alert banks and other services when specific accounts are “compromised.”

Free iPhone 4 Video Calls: FaceTime, the video calling app on the new iPhone 4, will not use carrier minutes because it’s WiFi only. According to sources, the next version of the software will run over 3G, but there’s no word on how they will bill video phone calls.

Today’s Video — Shelly Palmer Interviews Jim Lanzone, CEO clicker.com

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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