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Text 911: Calling for help without making a call

The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Telecom
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US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba's communist government.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Other
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Twitter says images blocked in Venezuela

Twitter said Friday that Venezuela was apparently blocking pictures from being shared in tweets as people took to streets to protest inflation and shortages amid sometimes violent unrest.

dateFeb 15, 2014 in Internet
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Phone call, SMS or perhaps a Whatsapp message?

Smartphone users' communication habits have been studied in a doctoral thesis at Aalto University. The users' choices are affected, e.g., by the strength of the relationship with the other party and the context in which the ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Telecom
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