Wireless providers have doubts about texting campaign donations

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.

Apple rumors heat up; political donations via text

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.

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...