Tag: text

Saudi Arabian Women Tracked With Text Alerts

Saudi Arabian Women Tracked With Text Alerts

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the restraint of women, you’d be cold pressed to find a more misogynistic open space than Saudi Arabia. Women there are, amid other things, prohibited from voting (until 2015), driving a car and in operation in most places. BLOG: Robot Prostitutes, the Future of Sex Tourism To leave the unpolished, Saudi [...]

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Microsoft wins text patent fight

Microsoft wins text patent fight

| May 25, 2012

Google suffers its first patent defeat since taking over Motorola Mobility in a battle over how Android handles texts.

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US firm creates ‘robotic barista’

US firm creates ‘robotic barista’

| May 22, 2012

A coffee machine that can be powered by text message and print messages onto froth has been developed by a company in Seattle.

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VIDEO: Technology and texting tips for MPs

VIDEO: Technology and texting tips for MPs

| May 18, 2012

MPs have had their fingers burned by texting and technology, and may have regretted the odd text or tweet.

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Electric Imp Connects Your Home Devices to the Internet

Electric Imp Connects Your Home Devices to the Internet

If you’ve ever dreamed about connecting your entire home to the Internet — so that appliances could start by themselves or you could receive text message alerts to maintain housekeeping — it looks like your dream is ready to become a reality.

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Authorities: Trooper gets text seeking illegal buy

Authorities: Trooper gets text seeking illegal buy

Two women face possible charges after authorities say a text message seeking the illegal purchase of alcohol was errantly sent to an Alaska State Trooper.

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Create and Text Original GIFs With MyFaceWhen iPhone App

Create and Text Original GIFs With MyFaceWhen iPhone App

What’s funnier than a video message, more advanced than a photo message and almost as easy to create as a regular text? An original animated GIF message, of course!

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OMG!  Texting ups truthfulness, new iPhone study suggests

OMG! Texting ups truthfulness, new iPhone study suggests

Text messaging is a surprisingly good way to get candid responses to sensitive questions, according to a new study.

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All U.S. teens know dangers of text and drive, but do it anyway: survey

All U.S. teens know dangers of text and drive, but do it anyway: survey

| May 14, 2012

Surveys suggest teens think reading a text is somehow less dangerous than typing one

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Text4Baby Mobile Services Gives New Moms Health Updates

Text4Baby Mobile Services Gives New Moms Health Updates

What every mother wants for Mother’s Day: healthy children. A free mobile service called Text4Baby sends breaking health information to new and expecting mothers.

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