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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital Life: the WhatsApp phenomenon

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin lifestyle@scmp.com Text big thing Twenty years ago this month, the SMS text message was born in London. "Merry Christmas," typed software engineer Neil Papworth, using a personal computer, to his friend Richard Jarvis, an employee at Vodafone, using a mobile phone. One year later, Nokia introduced the first mobile phone that allowed text messages to be sent within ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Is invisible web surfing an illusion?

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... is great, getting food and shelter for free. And then we get milked," says David Ryan, a founding partner of start-up company Privit, which will soon offer secure messaging. "The same ... of online commerce - particularly with the "internet of things" on the horizon - but Ryan thinks the internet should be what users want it to be, with no trade-off between privacy ...

  3. Lifestyle - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Spoiler etiquette

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am by BEN SIN

    ... Ben Sin lifestyle@scmp.com Spoiler alert: look away now Imagine learning that Darth Vader was really Luke Skywalker's father before you had the chance to see The Empire Strikes Back. Prematurely revealing the ending, or a major plot twist, of a film, television show, or book is perhaps the biggest crime in pop culture etiquette. Before the birth of social media ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Would you pay for social media?

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... for the consumers who don't find advertising abrasive or annoying enough to pay to avoid," says Ben Romberg, social media director at Tug, a pay-per-click advertising agency in London. Put simply, ...



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