Why the iPhone keyboard inserts ‘ducking’ into your texts, according to the person who designed it (AAPL)

Screenshot A common iPhone autocorrect error replaces the “f word” with a word describing an aquatic bird.  We spoke to the iPhone keyboard’s original designer about why it happens.  You may be part of the majority of Americans who don’t use the “f word” in daily life. But the rest of us use profanity to […]

FBI fires Peter Strzok whose texts revealed anti-Trump bias amid Bureau's major probes

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who became a central figure in controversy surrounding investigations into alleged Russian meddling and Hillary Clinton’s private email server, has been fired, his attorney has said. The 21-year FBI veteran was fired Friday afternoon, according to Strzok’s attorney Aitan Goelman. Read more Strzok, the former deputy assistant director for counterintelligence of […]

Saudi Arabia will fine couples $130,000 for snooping through each others’ texts

REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser Saudi Arabia has taken steps to criminalize citizens who snoop through their spouses’ phones.  The new law imposes fines of up to $ 130,000 or jail time for for the offense. The initiative is part of the Crown Prince’s efforts to modernize the Kingdom economically and socially with his Vision 2030 plan. […]

Somewhere: The Vault Papers’s conspiracy plays out in texts and on Google Maps

Somewhere: The Vault Papers teases the possibility of an immense conspiracy unfolding — but the only way you can find out more is through texting. French developer Norseman Interactive has teamed up with publisher Playdius on its debut messaging-based narrative mobile game. It launches March 8 on iOS for $ 3, with an Android release […]

The FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts was also behind the reopening of the Clinton email investigation

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters A former FBI official who played a critical role in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation also helped relaunch the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email use as secretary of state, according to CNN.  Peter Strzok, who was removed from Mueller’s team last summer for making disparaging remarks about President Donald Trump, […]

Missing texts and a secret memo — Republicans go on an all-out assault against the FBI

AP Photo / Manuel Balce Ceneta Questions about the integrity of the FBI, Department of Justice, and special counsel Robert Mueller intensified this week. The revelation that the FBI was not able to save 50,000 text messages exchanged between FBI officials accused of expressing opposition to President Donald Trump has fueled speculation among Republicans that […]

An FBI official booted from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump texts exchanged more than 50,000 messages with an FBI lawyer

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Peter Strzok, the FBI official ousted from the Russia probe, exchanged more than 50,000 text messages with FBI lawyer Lisa Page during and after the 2016 election. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made that announcement on Monday after it was revealed that the FBI failed to preserve five months worth of text messages […]

Susanna Reid OUTRAGED as Ben Shephard's suggestive texts are exposed: 'I'm in trouble'

The pair were chatting to Nadia Essex about “micro-cheating” and what it involves when the 43-year-old made the shocking confession.  She revealed that commenting on an ex partner or friend’s photo with a certain emoji could be taken the wrong way and people should be careful about what they choose to use.  Discussing which emojis […]