The New York City Department of Transportation and AT&T offered passersby a chance to use a texting-while-driving simulator Tuesday at Flatiron Plaza.
The companies have agreed to provide a free preloaded or downloadable anti-theft tool on smartphones sold in the U.S. after July 2015.
A hidden battle is being waged over smartphones. Last year, more than 1.5-million Americans had their devices stolen but some companies are against a simple solution.
AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.
Ben and Debbie Lieberman have formed the organization Distracted Operators Risk Casualties, or DORC.
Each station can accommodate up to six mobile devices or tablets at a time and work regardless of wireless carrier.
Meanwhile, Commissioner Bud Selig said MLB’s “very comprehensive” probe proves that baseball has the toughest drug policy in professional sports.
After testing Wi-Fi in a handful of stations last year, the city is now expanding service to 30 additional stations, including Times Square, Rockefeller Center and Columbus Circle.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said about nine people die every day in accidents caused by distracted drivers.
AT&T said Friday it is ready to respond quickly to the massive winter storm hammering the Tri-State Area.
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains are not expected to have service between stations.
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains were not expected to have service between stations.
The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.
Sometimes getting downsized can have an upside, WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot reported.
Rep. Steve Israel demonstrated how hackers can go to a “spoofing” site, enter a cell phone number and gain access to that number’s voice messeges.