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Beerud Sheth, a serial entrepreneur in India, figured out the way to reach the most people was not through computers or smartphones. It was through old-fashioned text messages on aging feature cell phones. His Mumbai, India-based company, SMS GupShup has set up social networks in India that work via text messages. Now it has become India’s largest social network with more than 50 million users and the company is announcing today it has raised $10 million in a new round of funding. “It’s a low-tech platform,” Sheth said in an interview. “But its weakness is its strength.
SMS service enabler, Twilio , brought its new short code SMS product out of testing today and showed it off onstage at the MobileBeat 2011 conference in San Francisco. Short codes, in essence, are 6-digit numbers that can be marketed to customers as a quick way to contact a company. But Twilio says they’re incredibly underused. Twilio chief executive, Jeff Lawson likened them to the Ghost Busters twinkie. The small twinkie is the amount of short codes we are using now, the 35-foot long twinkie represents the short codes available for use. Twilio blames the lack of widespread short code adoption on the price and application process.
We know cyber-crooks love mobile phones to inject and infect you with malware to steal your money , but how about using a smartphone and SMS to steal a car? Last week I mentioned an upcoming Black Hat presentation on War Texting. Don Bailey, a security consultant at iSec Partners , will give his Black Hat presentation called, "War Texting: Identifying and Interacting with Devices on the Telephone Network." Bailey is one of those security researchers that could scare the snot out of people in regards to what can be done using a smartphone and GPS tracking. Last year at Black Hat, Bailey and Nicholas DePetrillo gave a presentation called, " Carmen Sandiego Is on the Run ."
January 29, 2010 by mccormickmobilemedia I had two meeting this week where the first question was, “how many names are in your databases and how much does it cost?” Frankly, this is the most common question I get and two things happen every time: First, the look of dissappointment when I say “I don’t have any databases. Everyone starts at zero.”
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is organized over a set of several network elements. One objective of MMS is to deliver a messaging service interoperable with existing mobile messaging system like SMS and EMS but which is also interoperable with existing fixed messaging system such as E-mail Service. The MMS architecture includes the software messaging application in the MMS capable mobile device necessary for the composition sending and receipt of the message.
Text messaging , or texting , is the act of typing and sending a brief, electronic message between two or more mobile phones or fixed or portable devices over a phone network. The term originally referred to messages sent using the Short Message Service (SMS); it has grown to include messages containing image, video, and sound content (known as MMS messages. The sender of a text message is known as a texter , while the service itself has different colloquialisms depending on the region. It may simply be referred to as a text in North America, the United Kingdom, Australia and the Philippines, an SMS in most of mainland Europe, and a TMS or SMS in the Middle East and Asia.
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By: Vangie Beal Last Updated: 12-04-2012 , Posted: 02-26-2010 1,375 online chat and text message abbreviations indexed! If you've ever received a text message or online chat message that you don't understand, this Webopedia Quick Reference list of text abbreviations will help you translate the chat lingo. With the popularity and rise in real-time text-based communications, such as Facebook , Twitter , instant messaging , e-mail , Internet and online gaming services, chat rooms , discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging ( SMS ), came the emergence of a new text language tailored to the immediacy and compactness of these new communication media.
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