Link: Thinking about ditching your land line? | mocoblog. Herb Weisbaum talks about the issues surrounding dropping your land line. Namely 911. Amar’s link to Herb’s note on landlines got me thinking: quite a lot of my friends don’t bother with landlines any more. The only ones who do are the ultra geeks like me […]
Link: TV Commerce proving profitable – Latest Financial News Updated Daily – Life Style Extra. The group, which operates a psychic TV channel, Your Destiny, has also moved into premium rate mobile texting. TV Commerce added that it has also taken its first step internationally with trials in the US and further trials planned for […]
Link: Vodafone UK Partners With WIN for Alert Services Delivery. Vodafone UK has outsourced the provision of all its mobile alert services on Vodafone live! to leading wireless solutions provider, Wireless Information Network (WIN).
Link: IBNLive : Boring chat? Excuse an SMS away. Now, you don’t need to search desperately for a friend to bail you out, your cell phone will do just fine. A readymade excuse in thirty seconds is now just an SMS away. Under Airtel’s new Excuse Me scheme, you will get a call from Airtel […]
Link: MobileLime – Home. MobileLime(r) is a free service that turns the cell phone you’re carrying right now into a quick and easy way to pay at stores, restaurants and more. I was reading Russell Buckley’s comments about MobileLime and checked out the service. I’m in total agreement – it’s a service that must ‘change […]
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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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.
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 […]
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 […]
Link: XChange – Thomson Puts IP Multimedia in Users’ Hands. At TelecomNEXT, Thomson is unveiling the ST2077, a multimedia handset that supports voice and video over IP, and features Wi-Fi connectivity for mobile access to the voice and video features.
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 […]