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Apple kicks SMS scam fraudsters to the curb

(Phys.org)—Just what you never wanted. Mac-based malware, just ponder that phrase alone, not Windows-based but Mac-based, that tricks users into paying subscription fees. The malware masquerades as an installer ...

dateDec 14, 2012 in Software weblog
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Ten Commandments go digital

(Phys.org)—Cambridge University Library is to release digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world - following on from last year's release of Isaac Newton's manuscripts ...

dateDec 12, 2012 in Other
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Texting turns 20, LOL

It's been an especially fruitful week for rueful lamentations about "kids today." Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the text message. Along with it came the predictable chorus of bellyaching about the demise of literacy, ...

dateDec 10, 2012 in Telecom
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Smartphone apps can help texting-while-driving addicts

Txting n drivng? It's against the law in 39 states, but that hasn't stopped many of us from reaching for the phone while we're on the road. The chime of a new text message is enticing, and the urge to look at it is almost ...

dateNov 25, 2012 in Software
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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.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Telecom
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Twitter unveils email sharing

Twitter introduced a new feature to the globally popular one-to-many text messaging service—the ability to email "Tweets" directly from the message stream.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Internet
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