IMF chief says SMS tax could help Philippines
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged the Philippines on Friday to tax mobile phone messages to shore up state funds in a country sometimes called the world's text message capital.
Researchers develop new bushfire warning device
A new, low-cost bushfire detection and monitoring system is being developed by University of Adelaide researchers using mobile communications technology.
Twitter partners with Indian firm for SMS tweets
Twitter announced a deal with India's top mobile company Bharti Airtel on Wednesday that will allow users of the hot micro-blogging service to send "tweets" at standard SMS message rates and receive them for ...
Bangladesh introduces SMS cyclone alert system
Bangladesh is trialling a text message service to warn people of natural disasters, including floods and cyclones, a government official said Wednesday.