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Business pros turn to text messaging as an effective tool

Firms are increasingly using text messaging as an effective business tool that gets people's attention--both within and outside the office.

Corporate mobile messaging gets attention

Mobile messaging is more effective for enterprises in getting the attention of employees, customers and prospects than email, argues Anurag Lal, CEO of mobile messaging firm Infinite Convergence.

Voalte, AirWatch introduce mobile platform for hospitals

Mobile health care app company Voalte is teaming with AirWatch, a developer of smartphone security and mobile device management solutions, to introduce a platform that will help hospital

TalkTo lets consumers ask businesses questions via text message

A new company called TalkTo has introduced itself at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco, and it has unveiled a service that allows consumers to send text messages to any business to obtain

Microsoft to roll out major Windows Phone 7 update this fall

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced it will release a major update to Windows Phone 7 this fall. Code-named Mango, the software will come with 500 new features that will be available on phones offered

Symantec: Rogue Android app runs up SMS bills

Symantec is spreading the news about a rogue Android app that has been compromised by hackers and is designed to run up expensive texting bills before the user realizes it. Vikram Thakur, a principal

Google removes text message spy app from Android Market

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) removed a controversial Android Market app that allows users to secretly spy on text messages sent on others' smartphones. DLP Mobile's Secret SMS Replicator was initially

Motorola warns against downloading unofficial Android 2.2 upgrade for Droid X

As Droid X users become impatient waiting for the Android 2.2 update, Motorola has cautioned these smartphone owners to avoid downloading an unofficial Android 2.2 upgrade popping up on Internet

Supreme Court: Government entities can audit personal text messages on government-owned devices

The Supreme Court unanimously reversed the ruling of a lower court and ruled that government entities checking into the personal text messages of their employees on government-owned devices do not

Email privacy question moves into mobile world

There has been a battle for some time within the workplace as to whether employers have the right to read a worker's email. Now that debate is shifting into the mobile world as smartphones begin to