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  • ING Direct unveils new mobile banking app

    Online bank ING Direct has updated its mobile banking capabilities with a new app that lets users view their balances across all accounts before logging in, and transfer money to anyone in Australia with email or SMS notifications.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 June 13 13:45
  • Telstra boosts text and data quotas

    Australian ISP Telstra (ASX:TLS) has pumped up its prepaid text and data quotas following demand from customers, but has increased call connection fees and SMS costs.

    Written by Chloe Herrick22 June 11 10:08
  • Server at fault for Telstra SMS outage

    Telstra (ASX:TLS) has blamed a server failure for intermittent issues with SMS messaging and some phone reception during a three-hour window on Wednesday night.

    Written by Computerworld Staff27 May 11 07:16
  • SMS and MMS to deliver government services

    The Queensland Government is to source SMS and MMS services as part of a new common use whole-of-government supply strategy.

    Written by Tim Lohman15 March 11 09:47
  • New Android malware texts premium-rate numbers

    Researchers at Russian security company Kaspersky Lab say they've discovered the first malicious software program to target Google's Android mobile operating system.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk12 Aug. 10 04:35
  • Twitter acquires SMS specialist

    Twitter has acquired Cloudhopper, a provider of mobile phone text messaging infrastructure. Twitter hopes to use the company's expertise to improve the scalability and reach of its SMS (Short Message Service) service, according to a Twitter blog post.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 April 10 06:20
  • China restores text messaging in cut-off Muslim region

    China has restored mobile text message services in a Western province where they were suspended for months following unrest. Limited Internet access is also returning to the region.

    Written by Owen Fletcher19 Jan. 10 08:18
  • Sept. 11 pager messages published online

    The pager message is from a woman near a pay phone near 38th Street in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. The woman says her children were evacuated, but she's trying to find them. She tells her husband she loves him.

    Written by Robert McMillan26 Nov. 09 07:10