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01.05.16
Yahoo faces class action lawsuit over text spamming
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Yahoo faces class action lawsuit over text spamming

Sprint customers could get cash thanks to Yahoo Messenger's automatic text messages.

By J. Fingas,   01.05.16
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12.08.15
End texts with a period if you want to seem like a jerk
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End texts with a period if you want to seem like a jerk

Science says using proper punctuation comes off as less sincere than not using any at all.

By T. Seppala,   12.08.15
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11.19.15
People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts
11.19.15

People tweeted their phone number and got spammed with cat facts

A programmer teaches Twitter users who tweet out their phone numbers a lesson with cat facts.

By B. Steele,   11.19.15
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11.13.15
In the App Store, love comes cheap
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In the App Store, love comes cheap

Machines still have a lot to learn about matters of the heart.

By C. Trout,   11.13.15
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08.17.15
Phone network security flaw lets anyone bug your calls
08.17.15

Phone network security flaw lets anyone bug your calls

A security flaw in phone roaming lets others snoop on your calls and text messages virtually anywhere in the world.

By J. Fingas,   08.17.15
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08.11.15
Hackers control connected cars using text messages
08.11.15

Hackers control connected cars using text messages

You might want to rethink the idea of attaching a tracking dongle to your car's OBD-II port.. it could let an attacker control your car through text messages.

By J. Fingas,   08.11.15
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07.29.15
Facebook reduces birthday wishes to a heartless one-digit text
07.29.15

Facebook reduces birthday wishes to a heartless one-digit text

Want to show that the art of sincere, thoughtful communication is dead? You only have to take adv...

By J. Fingas,   07.29.15
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07.22.15
T-Mobile delivers iMessage-style texting, starting with Samsung phones
07.22.15

T-Mobile delivers iMessage-style texting, starting with Samsung phones

T-Mobile's Advanced Messaging brings features like read receipts, larger images and more to regular texting conversations.

By B. Steele,   07.22.15
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06.30.15
The 'father of SMS,' Matti Makkonen, dies at 63
06.30.15

The 'father of SMS,' Matti Makkonen, dies at 63

It's a sad day in the cellphone world. Matti Makkonen, widely considered the "father of SMS," has...

By J. Fingas,   06.30.15
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