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Texts dwindle, fees to compensate

Jan 5, 2012
Yep, you're going to get hit
Posted In: text messages, sms

AT&T simplifies texting

Aug 19, 2011
The wireless carrier has decided not to hassle with different levels of texting plans anymore since most people seem to just want unlimited texting...
Posted In: text messages, texting

Law enforcement thwarted by...toys?

Aug 10, 2011
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania discovered that Mattel's pre-teen texting toy, the IM-Me, can be altered to disrupt the digital...
Posted In: text messages, texting, toys

Emergency warning system gets with the times

May 10, 2011
Emergency messages from the President, Amber Alerts and other messages will start coming to people by way of text messages. The service will be...
Posted In: emergency, fcc, julius genachowksi, sms, text messages

Verizon cracks down on text message fraud

Mar 10, 2011
Verizon is suing individuals and small companies who have been running a scam on cell phone users. Works like this: user gets an offer to be sent...
Posted In: gadgets, scams, security, sms, text messages, Verizon

Virginia voting on recommendations for teacher-student electronic contact

Jan 10, 2011
Officials in Virginia's public school system are set to vote on, and expected to pass, a series of recommendations for how teachers and students...
Posted In: Education, Facebook, government, Law, sms, social media, text messages

SMS voting monitor for Sudan

Dec 13, 2010
People in Southern Sudan will vote next month on whether to become its own, independent country, and things are getting tense. Fareed Zein, who was...
Posted In: government, Law, sms, text messages, world

Twitter partners with African telcoms to provide alternative to SMS

Dec 9, 2010
This is cool. Twitter has teamed up with MTN Cameroon, a mobile communications company in that country to provide a way to cut costs for messaging....
Posted In: sms, text messages, Twitter, Web Culture, world

Chinese labor movement aided by technology

Jun 17, 2010
The New York Times has a really interesting article about factory workers and labor unrest in China. Workers are often poor, migrant workers with...
Posted In: China, text messages

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