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Text messages help cholera fight in Mozambique
Text messages help cholera fight in Mozambique

As Mozambique struggles to recover from the worst flooding in more than a decade, aid agencies are pioneering the use of mobile phones to distribute aid and, they hope, cut the cost of logistics in disaster zones.

Text messages help cholera fight in Mozambique
Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez
Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez

Officials sent mixed signals Sunday about the condition of cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, fueling growing political uncertainty in the oil-rich country.

Venezuelan officials send mixed messages on Chavez
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Facebook to charge for some message delivery

Facebook on Thursday began testing the feasibility of charging to guarantee that messages from strangers make it into inboxes of intended recipients at the social network.

Facebook to charge for some message delivery
Pope ministers to Twitter flock
Pope ministers to Twitter flock

Pope Benedict XVI is due to send out his first, much-anticipated Twitter message on Wednesday, with hundreds of thousands of followers already signed up to receive the tweet.

Pope ministers to Twitter flock
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Sender of first text message 'amazed' 20 years on

The British software engineer who sent the world's first text message 20 years ago said on Monday that he is amazed at how the technology has developed.

Sender of first text message 'amazed' 20 years on
Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space
Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space

A palm-sized Japanese satellite in orbit around Earth will flash a Morse code message that will be visible around the world from next month.

Japan mini-satellite to flash code from space
Mobile phones help bolster Uganda's fight against HIV
Mobile phones help bolster Uganda's fight against HIV

Stella Nayiga clutches her mobile phone as she describes the messages that she received punctually every morning and evening for over a year, reminding her to take her antiretroviral (ARV) drugs regularly.

Mobile phones help bolster Uganda's fight against HIV