Link: Teen wins ban on nude pics. The teenage daughter of a retired minister of religion in Mpumalanga obtained an interdict in Pretoria High Court against an 18-year-old youth after he’d spread photos of her that she had sent him via her cellphone. I wonder if there shouldn’t be some sort of Sending-Naked-Pics Sex-Education classes […]
Link: Consumers are/aren’t hot for mobile TV: World Cup edition – Engadget Mobile. "..feuds over formats, standards and rights have left the service providers with a hodge podge of offerings that will likely drive viewers straight home to their fixed-location sets." I’m delighted to see it’s not just me. Absolutely ridiculous performance by the mobile […]
I was just reading the Engadget story quoting Cellular News about the new 3 UK data card. £45 for 512mb of data. They’re apparently throwing in a Skype starter kit. Oh come on. I will eat my hat if Skype or any VOIP application works to sufficient quality via an operator’s 3g data card while […]
Link: Gulf Times – Qatar’s top-selling English daily newspaper – Qatar. Some 3,500 customers have signed up for post-paid GSM service in the first 15 days of the ongoing Qtel promotion that provides for a waiver on the one-time connection fee of QR250 and free multimedia messaging till March 30. I wonder what sort of […]
Link: Adotas – MOVO Mobile Partners with TranSend Ed for College SMS. MOVO Mobile LLC, a mobile marketing software company, announced today a partnership with TranSend Ed, Inc. which will provide mobile marketing solutions to colleges and universities. With this deal TranSend will give college and university administrators the ability to send students alerts, reminders […]
Link: Killer sends SMS telling woman’s flatmate she’s okay. For five hours, help was denied a dying woman when her killer used her mobile phone to send messages to her flatmate to say that she was not in any trouble. A particularly chilling use of SMS.
Link: Khaleej Times Online. Al Ameen service launched by Dubai Police in 2003 to receive public complaints and refer them to the authorities concerned has been enhanced by a new free SMS facility that became available at the beginning of the current year.
Link: SMS Sugar Man launches website and promo. The world’s first feature film to be shot exclusively on Mobile phone cameras is launching its website (www.smssugarman.com) on Friday 10th March. The first short promo of SMS Sugar Man has been invited to premier at the Festival Cinema Africano Asia e America Latina, in Milano, Italy, […]
Link: MSN-Mainichi Daily News: Business News. SHANGHAI, China — A citizen in Xi’an, capital city of northern China’s Shaanxi Province, was fined the maximum RMB 500 (USD 62.5) by police because he sent SMS messages with pornographic content to his colleagues, a local newspaper reported. The case is the first of its kind in the […]
Where does one buy an inbound SMS number these days? We used to have a few hundred on hand just in case for development. We’ve used ZimEpl now and again. £49 a month I think it is. I was wondering if anyone else provided a similar online-activation service. When I do a google search, it […]
Link: SupplyChain Review. One ticketing company is skipping over the RFID-smartcard boom by embracing SMS technology. bCODE Ã¢â‚¬â€ a mobile ticketing solutions provider Ã¢â‚¬â€ will showcase mobile ticketing technology during the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Link: SendMyTxt upgrades it’s free SMS service for Radio Stations. Nearly two years and hundreds of happy customers since it’s launch, the FMTxt SMS message solution for radio broadcasters from leading UK messaging provider SendMyTxt has had a facelift. I always wondered who was the main provide of these services in the UK — I […]