Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Apr 29, 2013 Chat apps -- like WhatsApp and Apple’s iMessage -- are now more popular than SMS, a service that has been around for decades.
Apr 18, 2013 Unauthorized charges for things like dating advice and horoscopes are making their way to more cell phone bills. And now the FTC is cracking down.
Mar 20, 2013 When you send a text message or an email, should your Internet or phone company hang onto them in case the police ever want to take a look?
Janell Burley Hofmann
Feb 22, 2013 Janell Burley Hofmann, one of our resident tech etiquette gurus, is a Cape Cod Mother of five with strong opinions about how to behave with technology. Today's topic: Group text messages.
Dec 4, 2012 Celebrating the text message as the technology turns twenty, and waiting on results from a UN summit on controlling the Internet.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Dec 3, 2012 From a simple Christmas greeting in 1992, texting has become a cultural and financial phenomenon. But has this communication form peaked?
Jul 9, 2012 About a month back, the Federal Election Commission approved a proposal to allow campaign contributions via text message. Both Obama and Romney camps have showed their support for the plan. But now Reuters is reporting that wireless carriers in the country might not be so easy to convince.
Jun 11, 2012 Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off today, and rumors of a new operating system are abound. Plus, political candidates will soon want you to text them some cash.