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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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People Accidentally Adopt a Polar Bear in Text Message Autocorrect Mistake

Recently, smartphone text messaging autocorrecting has lead to a number of charity donations aimed at funding Cancer research going towards adopting a polar bear. more

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Man who killed texter in cinema was also texting

A dispute over sending a text message in a cinema resulted in a retired policeman shooting the phone user earlier this year. more

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Pakistan Proposing Limit on Sending Text Messages

Pakistan's Telecommunication Authority is understood to be considering imposing a daily cap on how many text messages can be sent from an individual phone number to try and cut down on Spam. more

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Spy Agencies Monitoring Nearly 200 Million Text Messages Every Day

The USA's spy agencies may have been routinely recording text messages sent by mobile networks, according to the latest documents released by the NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden. more

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SMS Volumes Decline in the UK for the First Time

Test messaging volumes in the UK have declined for the first time in their history as OTT and IM apps displace the venerable SMS format. more

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Text messaging boosts flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

A study by researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health evaluated the impact of text messaging reminders for influenza vaccine in a low-income obstetric population. more

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Mobile banking and SMS top mobile privacy concerns for UK smartphone owners

New research shows that when it comes to attitudes to mobile data privacy, smartphone owners in the UK are most concerned about companies having access to banking activities and content of texts and emails, while data collected around apps and web surfing on mobiles is of least concern. more

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US Networks Start Blocking Third-Party Premium SMS

Three of the USA's major mobile networks are to ban the sending of premium rated text messages by third-party companies. more

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Text Message Spammers Agree to Compensation Payments

Mobile phone users in the USA who received a text message advertising a car price comparison website are being offered compensation following an out-of-court settlement. more

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