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Don't h8 txt law

...require police to have a "clear and unobstructed view" of a text-based act that includes text messages, email and instant messaging before a citation is issued.Drivers pulled over for suspected texting often claim to be dialing, which is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-27/dont-h8-txt-law
South Carolina's new texting law will be difficult to enforce, authorities say

...police to have a "clear and unobstructed view" of a text-based act that includes text messages, e-mail and instant messaging before a citation is issued, but they are not allowed to view the phone to see if a text has been received or sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-20/south-carolinas-new-te
What you need to know about the Heartbleed security bug

...a big deal?A: Heartbleed affects the encryption technology designed to protect online accounts for e-mail, instant messaging and e-commerce. It was discovered by a team of researchers from the Finnish security firm Codenomicon, along with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-09/what-you-need-know-about-h
Robot lets employees 'beam' into work

...faraway locations.More and more employees are working remotely, thanks to computers, smartphones, e-mail, instant messaging and video-conferencing. But those technologies are no substitute for actually being in the office, where casual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-24/robot-lets-employees-beam-
Augusta woman scammed after meeting man on military dating site

...Benson Shiffer, 51 ? who claimed to be an Army sergeant ? for several weeks on militarycupid.com and through an instant messaging service, according to a Richmond County sheriff's incident report. Shiffer told Burns she needed to file paperwork...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-07-12/augusta-woman-scammed-
Shopgirl: Outlook webmail, Augusta Museum of History dog days deals, Gypsy Rose

...really clean setup. You can bring in other e-mail accounts to the Outlook webmail page, and it offers standard instant messaging services that can be synced with your Facebook account.As standard as Gmail has become, everything on the Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2012-08-02/shopgirl-out
New Mac software well worth $20 upgrade

...reach another Mountain Lion user from your phone. The way conversations are presented feels more like texting than instant messaging.? Mountain Lion borrows a "Share" button from iPhone and iPad apps. The iPhoto image organizer on Lion had that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-08-04/new-mac-software-well-wort
Business briefs

...failure, which began Monday, left tens of millions of frustrated BlackBerry users on five continents without email, instant messaging and browsing.The service disruption could cost the BlackBerry maker millions of dollars in compensation to customers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2011-10-13/business-briefs
New services allow group text messages

The one feature I've missed about not having a BlackBerry is the BlackBerry Messenger. The instant messaging application was useful when making plans or text messaging with multiple people.I was thrilled to hear the buzz coming from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-03-19/new-services-allow-group-text-messa
Life
Purchase of Skype expands Microsoft

...purchase of Skype is supposed to make using the Internet for video phone calls as common as logging on to Facebook or instant messaging is today.If it wins regulatory approval, the deal announced Tuesday provides Microsoft, the world's largest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-05-10/purchase-skype-expands-mic
Business