Microsoft on Tuesday announced that recently-acquired Skype will replace its Messenger online chat service.
(AP)—In Romania, where many people travel overseas in search of work, the government has launched a text message service to advise citizens about nations that it considers too dangerous to visit.
Global telecom operators are expected to have lost $23 billion in SMS revenues by the end of 2012 as smartphone users shift to free messaging applications, an industry report said Thursday.
Facebook Monday denied reports that it displayed some users' old private messages in public "timelines" at the social network.
(AP)—Despite all its cutting-edge technology, Google Inc. has turned to the humble text message to break into Nigeria's booming economy.
(AP)—A handful of smartphone apps that began as basic instant messaging services have amassed several hundred million users in Asia in just a couple of years, mounting a challenge to the popularity of online hangouts such ...
Chinese Internet giant Tencent posted a second-quarter net profit increase of 32 percent on Wednesday, despite a decelerating domestic economy.
On Tuesday, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. held its shareholders meeting during which it asked disgruntled investors for patience as it develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.
On Thursday, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. offered details on layoffs and announced yet another delay in its BlackBerry 10 devices. It also reported disappointing earnings for the latest quarter.
Text messaging, the simple telecoms service that turned into a global phenomenon, is under threat from free smartphone services and operators need to find alternative revenue streams, analysts say.