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Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackouts

Ethiopians are angry that the country’s text messaging service has been shut down since Thursday without any explanation. Internet blackouts, which began last Tuesday, are also still affecting many areas of the country. The state-run Ethio Telecom, the country’s only telecoms provider, has refused to comment on the outages. The closure of the services coincides with nationwide exams, which some ... Read More »

‘sixth experience’ protects drivers besides when texting

at the same time as lots has been made about the dangers of texting and riding, much less interest has been targeted at the age-old distractions of being absent minded or dissatisfied whilst driving. A team of researchers from the university of Houston (UH) and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) targeted on all three of these vital elements. Led ... Read More »