Text to stop the war – FastSMS

FastSMS.co.uk The Midlands’ leading SMS service provider, FASTSMS, will this Saturday (18th March) be donating their services in support of the ‘Stop the War Coalition’ march on Trafalgar Square. The ‘Troops home from Iraq’ march is expected to gather tens of thousands supporters and aims to convince the government to bring home armed forces from […]

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ZapTXT – RSS text alerts

Link: ZapTXT : index. ZapTXT allows you to define search criteria for your RSS feeds and then notifies you via email, SMS or IM when a new entry contains your search keywords. Nifty!  Very cool.

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Texts to let you know your child get home ok

Link: The Star Online : TechCentral – Malaysia Technology. Xynaxcom Sdn Bhd is putting together a system based on radio-frequency identification (RFID) and WiFi terminals, which sends parents short message service (SMS) messages to confirm that their children have safely arrived at school or home. I like this a lot, although I wonder if it […]

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Pay Motoway Tolls by SMS

Link: Digital Media Europe: News – T-Mobile, Pannon enable motorway toll badge purchase by SMS. T-Mobile, Pannon enable motorway toll badge purchase by SMS Very simple.  You just text your car registration number and you’re billed for the road toll.  I like it. Similar to the Congestion Charge London system but a heck of a […]

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VeriSign Buys m-Qube for $250M

Link: RED HERRING | VeriSign Buys m-Qube: $250M. VeriSign acquired mobile content technology developer m-Qube on Monday for $250 million cash, in the latest of a string of acquisitions by the online payment security provider to boost its wireless and broadband technology capabilities. A quarter of a billion for m-Qube?  In cash?   Good deal for […]

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3, MSN … I might explode with annoyance

Link: Mobile Marketing Magazine: Hotmail and MSN Messenger for 3. For 3, Christian Salbaing, Managing Director at Hutchison Europe Telecommunications adds: "3 is committed to providing its customers with the widest choice of communications access platforms. Communications environments and platforms are converging and it is our job to give customers more choice to communicate with […]

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Looking at Treasuremytext

Link: Treasuremytext : Save your SMS Text Messages Online, Unlimited SIM Backup and Storage.. Live SMS feeds Update blogs, web pages or just about anything, instantly with an RSS of your SMS. I took another look at Treasuremytext this morning — I really like their RSS facility so you can integrate a feed of your […]

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MSN and Hotmail for 3 customers

Link: MSN Messenger and Hotmail Come To 3G Phones. Microsoft and 3 Group announced plans to deliver seamless access to Microsoft’s communication services, MSN� Messenger and MSN� Hotmail, through the 3 portal and installed software clients on 3G handsets. More please.  Get on with it operators.  Stop with the strategic nonsense and make everything, Yahoo, […]

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Apple iPhone – more news

Link: Morgan Stanley analysts claim Apple is at work on iPhone – Engadget Mobile. …quoting two Morgan Stanley analysts who claim that Steve and Friends are hard at work on "an iPod with phone functions," which is naturally being referred to as the iPhone. Oooh could be interesting!

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Link between teen mobile ownership and less smoking

Link: Texting overcomes drawbacks – National – smh.com.au. TEEN smoking has finally found a powerful opponent and it’s not the graphic photos of mouth cancer among the new health warnings on Australian cigarette packs. It’s the mobile phone. It seems phones have it all: "maturity, individuality, sociability, peer-group bonding, rebellion and adult aspiration". In the […]

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