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Suffering from Smartphone Addiction? Try a NoPhone.

By John Lavitt

Makers of the noPhone ingeniously came up with a way to overcome nomophobia. MORE  

Does Digital Piracy and Internet Addiction Increase 'Deviant' Behavior?

By Paul Gaita

Researchers from the University of Louisville tried to find a correlation between illegal pirating and such behaviors as sexting. MORE  

Brain Abnormalities Tied To Internet Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

A new review of over a dozen research studies pointed to growing evidence that addiction to the web can cause changes in the brain. MORE  

Sundance to Show Films About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The premiere indie film festival unveiled a lineup that includes three films – one narrative drama and pair of documentaries – that tackle issues of addiction. MORE  

Online Gambling Set to Launch in New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

Residents of New Jersey will be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Atlantic City right from their own homes. And that has anti-gambling advocates worried. MORE  

Father Hires Cyber Hitmen to Curb Son's Gaming Addiction

By Liam Delaney

A frustrated dad turns to online "assassins" to knock his son out of video games. MORE  

Should Teachers Cave to Students' Cell Phone Habits?

By Chrisanne Grise

A psychology professor tells The Fix about his controversial theory on giving students time to text during class. MORE  

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