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Uppidy For Android Now Backs Up SMS, Photos & Video To The Cloud, Raises $600K In Seed Funding

<a target="_blank" href="http://uppidy.com/">Uppidy</a>, a D.C. area startup which <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/03/07/d-c-s-newest-tech-accelerator-the-fort-debuts-inaugural-batch/">last

Happy Birthday, SMS!

On December 3rd, 1992 in the little town of Newbury, Berkshire, a UK programmer sent his best mate a few lines of greeting using a unique new technique called Short Messaging Service. The programmer,

Google Voice Is Having Some SMS Issues Today, Sends Texts From Wrong Phone Numbers (Update: Fixed)

Google Voice seems to be having some issues with sending SMS messages today, as a number of blogs <a target="_blank" href="http://www.theverge.com/2012/11/6/3609522/google-voice-experiencing-major-sms

Mogreet Releases APIs To Let Developers Quickly Add SMS, Video, Rich Media Messaging To Apps

<a target="_blank" href="http://main.mogreet.com/">Mogreet</a>, the Los Angeles-based startup that provides brands and marketers with a distribution platform for mobile video messaging, today announce

Power To The Cloud: Twilio Takes Its SMS Messaging API Global, Adds Dozens Of New Languages, 150+ Countries

Today comes another step in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twilio.com">Twilio's</a> march to take over how web and mobile apps communicate to their users. The company is ramping up its SMS servic

SendHub Expands Beyond Messaging, Now Rivals Google Voice With Support For Calls & Voicemail

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, the messaging startup that allows businesses to communicate with customers through SMS, is expanding its service today to now include s

Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users

During their lengthy careers at Google in both senior technical and product management roles, Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani were able to geek out on products like AdSense, AdWords, and the now-defunc

Samsung Stabs SMS In The Heart, Ports ChatON Messaging Client To The Web

Samsung is quietly killing text messages. The company's cross-platform messaging app launched last October <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/14/chaton-samsungs-version-of-imessage-arrives-i

YC-Backed SendHub Lets Businesses Text Their Customers, And Teachers Text For Free

Y Combinator and <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/start-fund">Start Fund</a>-backed startup <a href="http://sendhub.com/">SendHub</a>, which offers a simple SMS solution for b

ChatON, Samsung’s iMessage Competitor, Arrives In App Store

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/14/chaton-samsungs-version-of-imessage-arrives-in-android-market/">Remember ChatON</a>? The Samsung-built, cross-platform, mobile messaging app which arriv

October 12, 2011: The Day SMS Began To Die

I'm not generally one to predict the death of things. I've rarely been known to herald a shiny new Device X as a "Device Y Killer!", and I'm a firm believer that Facebook is doing a perfectly good job

My Old Friend, AT&T, Still Bringing The Scumbaggery After All These Years

January 19, 2011. It's a day I'll always remember. It's the day I finally got to destroy a Horcrux that had been bringing <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2009/07/18/att-is-a-big-steaming-heap-of-

26 Billion Text Messages Sent During China Spring Festival

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/smschina.jpg" />Here's yet more proof that plain ol' text messages aren't going away any time soon. The recent Spring Festival in China

Deloitte: Text Messaging Still Far More Popular Than Mobile Twitter, Other Social Networks

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/txtmsgd.jpg" />Don't tell <a HREF="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/14/mwc11-twitters-dick-costolo-says-twitter-will-be-everywhere

TextualAds Brings SMS Marketing To Facebook Fans

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/textualads-screen-small.jpg"> Brands and businesses are increasingly setting up <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/03/28/how-to-build-

Comcast Starts COMCAST4U SMS Service: Text NOW To See What's On TV Now (And So On)

Comcast has a new service that could actually prove useful. Now how many times have I ever written that sentence—like zero times? That’s how big a deal that is. Anyhow, it’s called C

2010: The year instant messaging finally died?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/aimbuddy.png" />Has <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/twitter/">Twitter</a> killed instant messaging? That's one possible explanatio

Brits send 11 million text messages an hour – carriers still own mobile messaging

<a href="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/text_message.jpg"><img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/text_message-300x199.jpg" alt="" title="text_message" width="300"

What's to be done about texting and driving?

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/textingd.png" />New Yorkers now have to live <a HREF="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2009/11/01/texting-and-driving-now-banned-in-new-york

K: Y'all sent 740 billion text messages in the first half of 2009

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/txtmsgs.jpg" />So CTIA does this little survey twice a year just to measure how well (or poor) the wireless industry is doing. The result
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