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House Makes Update to Truth in Caller ID Act, Includes Text Messaging
Here's some good news for mobile users everywhere: the House of Representatives has approved an update to an existing bill, the Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009 that now protects consumers from receiving calls and text messages on their cell phones from a phone number that is purposely fabricated.
Nordstrom Integrates SMS Technology for Better Customer Experience
Retailers with brick-and-mortar stores are facing an incredible amount of competition from online merchants who are cutting costs to the bare minimum. While this is great for the consumer, it is getting increasingly more difficult to keep the doors of physical stores open. Established retailers are using different technologies as well an in-store experience to engage with their customers.
Browse the Web with Text Messages
Despite the best efforts of Internet service providers and cellphone carriers, there are many pockets of the world that lack reliable Internet access. A new project called Cosmos Browser offers a workaround by letting users browse the Web using only SMS. The browser runs on top of the Twilio service, which lets software developers make and receive calls and text messages using its APIs.
SMS Marketing Company Releases Free Text Messaging Platform
A that offers cloud call center products recently announced a free product that allows any business to send out text messages to its customers.
Los Angeles Considers Upgrading 911 Service to Support Text Messages
The City of Los Angeles is joining the nearly 100 other cities in the U.S. upgrading or considering upgrading their 911 service. Called Next Generation 911 (NG911), it is intended to "enhance the 911 system to create a faster, more flexible, resilient, and scalable system that allows 911 to keep up with communication technology used by the public," according to the 911.gov website.
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