When her 19-year-old daughter died of injuries sustained in a Mother's Day car crash five years ago, Lisa Moore sought comfort from the teenager's cellphone. She would call daughter Alexis' phone number to listen to her greeting. Sometimes she'd leave a message, telling her daughter how much she loved her.
Mobile industry watchers have been predicting the death of...
Young people tweeting from BlackBerrys and iPhones are driving the growth of Twitter in Africa,...
U.S. wireless carriers are adapting to life in 2.0 times, complete with updating their own guidelines for working with third parties that offer cheaper text and voice services. On second thought, make that 3.0 times.
The iPhone 4S introduction reminds us to be wary of rampant speculation with regard to what Apple will do next. Very likely, the vast majority expected introduction of the iPhone 5, which didn't happen.
Some 83 percent of American adults own cell phones and three-quarters of them (73 percent) send and receive text messages...
While new smartphone paging apps are promising the same fast, reliable service as pagers, a comparison of cellular and paging networks and devices shows dramatic differences that can impact the reliability and speed of critical messaging, as well as patient and public safety.
There has been a lively debate lately about the implications of the emerging HTML5 web standard for mobile applications, with questions raised as to whether or not HTML5-based mobile apps will supplant "native" mobile apps in the various mobile marketplaces.
Without immediate action, Internet users on a global scale face the risk of incurring increased costs and limited functionality. The only lasting solution to this problem is the global adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)...
In many current deployments, SBCs are not optimized to handle the large-scale SIP signaling requirement of tomorrow’s mobile applications. They lack IMS/3GPP compliance and they ultimately limit the flexibility of an operator’s network.
Samsung is preparing to launch a cross-platform text messaging and chat service that will be available for iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices.
NEW YORK (AP) — Skype is expanding even before it gets absorbed by Microsoft Corp.
Computer hackers can force some cars to unlock their doors and start their engines without a key by sending specially crafted messages to a car's anti-theft system.
AT&T customers have three days to decide whether they want to be on one of the company's cheaper texting plans.
Encrypted messages sent via BlackBerrys are being used by mobs to encourage rioting across Britain
If Apple's iMessage service looks threatening to SMS, what about a service that makes texting free to anyone with a U.S. phone number...
To instant message (IM) or text, that is the question. End users are increasingly apt to pick the former.
A congressman who sends an X-rated photo of himself jeopardizes his reputation and his job. But in many states, teens caught doing the same thing can risk felony charges...
If SMS service in the United States were a person, it would be able to vote, marry, sign a contract, get a credit card and smoke cigarettes.
If you're willing to pay a $35 fee to overdraw your checking account, just text your approval to the bank.
It appears that short attention spans and the public's insatiable need for real time information about everything from uprisings in Libya to Lady Gaga's eating habits has fueled SMS as the communication medium of the day.
In the next decade, the convergence of connected devices, customer demand for ubiquitous connectivity, and pervasive digital content and applications will give rise to the connected world.
Minot Rep. Dan Ruby used a cell phone and a sheet of paper Thursday to illustrate the North Dakota Legislature's debate about the best way to deter motorists from sending text messages as they drive.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has stepped up his fight against distracted driving with alarming new statistics from Consumer Reports...
Egyptian authorities forced Vodafone to broadcast government-scripted text messages during the protests that have rocked the country...
State officials urged Oklahoma teenagers Wednesday not to text while driving, but the mother of a man who died in such a crash emphasized that adolescents aren't the only ones at risk.
U.S. Cellular continues to shake things with a new $69.99 "Primary Plus Plan" that offers 5GB of data with unlimited text, picture and video messaging.
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