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Iranians Arrested Over Khomeini-Insult SMS

Eleven people have reportedly been arrested in the southern Iranian province of Shiraz after allegedly sending insulting SMS text messages more

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A weekly SMS could encourage healthier food choices

Many people are unaware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's mandated nutrition labels are based on a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet, but a simple weekly text message reminder can greatly improve that awareness,  more

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Texting gives a voice to community members

Pilot study of low income African Americans in Detroit suggests text messaging may be a key to tapping into urban communities for research more

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T-Mobile Accused of Earning Hundreds of Millions of Dollars From Unauthorised Charges

T-Mobile USA has been accused of earning \"hundreds of millions\" of dollars by placing charges on mobile phone bills for premium SMS subscriptions that, in many cases, were bogus charges that were never authorized by its customers. more

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Scammers Settle FTC Charges They Sent Millions of Spam Text Messages

Two scammers have agreed to settle charges that they sent millions of unwanted text messages to consumers across the USA with false promises of $1,000 gift cards more

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Uganda Clamps Down on Unsolicited Text Messages

Uganda's marketing companies have been banned from using SMS to advertise their services until the regulator is able to tighten up the rules for such services. more

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Text Messaging Blocked in the Central African Republic

Mobile networks in the Central African Republic have been ordered to suspend the use of text messages until further notice. more

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SMS Spammer's Offices Raided

A raid was carried out on an SMS spammer in the UK that saw hundreds of SIM card seized by the UK's privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office. more

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Philippine Networks Ordered to Refund Overcharged SMS Costs

Three of the Philippines mobile networks have been ordered to cut the cost of text messages, and issue refunds to customer for what has been called overcharging. more

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Intrado Delivers First Interoperable Text-to-911 Service

USA based Intrado says that it has made the first production delivery of emergency text messages from an unnamed, but said to be major mobile network operator through an interconnected network of service providers. more

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