New story in Technology from Time: Crossing the Street While Texting Is Now Going to Get You Fined in Honolulu

Crossing the street while texting, tweeting, or CandyCrush-ing could cost you, under a new law in Hawaii’s largest city. Honolulu’s ‘smartphone zombie’ law, which goes into effect today, authorizes police to stop and fine pedestrians up to $35 for walking with their eyes glued to their phone screen, the New York Times reported. The ban …

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