SMS

By benim
In News
Sep 19th, 2011
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A Cape Town woman who was gang-raped after responding to a job advert on Gumtree has died, a report said. According to the Cape Times, a friend and former colleague sent out an SMS on Sunday saying her “dear friend passed away peacefully today at 5pm. Thanks for all your prayers and support, may God ...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 4th, 2011
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Sending daily text message reminders to health workers can mean nearly 25 percent more children are properly treated for malaria, according to the results of a six month trial conducted in Kenya. Researchers reporting their findings in The Lancet said the technique — where messages are sent urg...
By benim
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May 31st, 2011
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Port Elizabeth residents received a strange SMS late on Thursday evening with a link to a pornographic website which left some people questioning their spouses’ loyalty in their marriages, the Dispatch Online reported on Tuesday. The questionable SMS, which included the name of the person recei...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 20th, 2010
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that his company is to launch a new email messaging system. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/APOne of my boys has his birthday this weekend. Even if he hadn’t been reminding me on a daily basis, I wouldn’t have been able to ignore it: when I come ...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 16th, 2010
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They said it wouldn’t last — e-mail, that is. Crippled by a ceaseless deluge of spam and infected with computer viruses and malware, e-mail became the symbol of all that was wrong with technology. Then came texting and smartphones and teens with lightning-fast thumbs . . . and the attenti...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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According to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s unofficial mission is to make “the world more open and connected.” But there are limits to how open you should be on Facebook and while you might enjoy sharing photos and status updates, there are some pieces of information yo...
By benim
In Sci/Technology
Nov 15th, 2010
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SAN FRANCISCO–”We don’t think that a modern messaging system is going to be e-mail,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a press conference on Monday morning as it unveiled a hotly anticipated revamp of its messaging system that many pundits had characterized as a “Gmai...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Oct 22nd, 2010
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THE Johannesburg Magistrates’ Court, was on Thursday, told that Henry Okah allegedly instructed his co-conspirators to buy the two cars used in the Nigerian Independence Day bombings. [One of the Abuja bomb blast suspects, Mr Charles Tombrah Okah, in handcuffs, being led out of the Chief Magistrates’...