SMS celebrates 20th birthday

On December 3, 1992 an UK engineer, Neil Papworth, sent the first short message service (SMS) with the message "Merry Christmas." Now it has been 20 years of text messaging. Although it was Papworth who sent the first message, text messaging was an idea proposed by a Nokia engineer Matti Makkonen in1984. The first message…

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Long live ‘The Daily’ – shutting down on Dec 15

The digital-only magazine that started as the only iPad-only newspaper, ‘The Daily’ is seeing it’s last on December 15, 2012. Born in a high-profile launch in February of 2011, the newspaper’s 21-months life wasn’t successful in winning enough subscribers to make it sustainable. At a price of $0.99 a week or $39.99 a year the…

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