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  • ING Direct unveils new mobile banking app

    Online bank ING Direct has updated its mobile banking capabilities with a new app that lets users view their balances across all accounts before logging in, and transfer money to anyone in Australia with email or SMS notifications.

  • Victoria says location-based alerts a success during bushfires

    Australia’s emergency alert system has “performed well” in Victoria during this month’s bushfires, according to the Victoria Office of the Emergency Services Commissioner (OESC).

  • Mobile networks brace for New Year’s congestion

    With high demand on mobile networks expected on New Year’s Eve, the top three Australian carriers will rely on apps and network enhancements to avoid failed calls and text messages at midnight.

  • Telstra boosts text and data quotas

    Australian ISP Telstra (ASX:TLS) has pumped up its prepaid text and data quotas following demand from customers, but has increased call connection fees and SMS costs.

  • Server at fault for Telstra SMS outage

    Telstra (ASX:TLS) has blamed a server failure for intermittent issues with SMS messaging and some phone reception during a three-hour window on Wednesday night.

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  • Text messaging etiquette: To text or not to text

    Perhaps the wildest, most unpredictable area in the realm of high-tech etiquette, text messaging is fraught with pitfalls that can turn otherwise sensible people into rude and thoughtless jerks. Try these simple tips to ensure that you'll never annoy others or embarrass yourself with your cell phone.

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    Banning texting while driving will help

    Banning texting while driving is such a no-brainer that it's hard to believe there is even a discussion. States may say they have better things to do, but when the feds threaten to cut off highway funding they'll find the time. Good for the feds.

  • Cloudmark security suite addresses growing SMS spam

    As mobile users are more frequently pestered by SMS spam, one security vendor is applying its experience in stopping e-mail spam for mobile networks.

  • Texting doesn't cause car accidents, I do

    Let's be honest. Few people will deny that keeping your eyes on the road is a key part of driving safely. As a trolley collision in Boston showed us on Friday, text messaging while operating a vehicle can -- and in many cases does -- lead to accidents.

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