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  • Commbank makes SMS NetCode mandatory

    The Commonwealth Bank is expected to push out a two-factor authentication NetCode SMS service to all of its personal banking customers this week.

  • Twitter acquires SMS specialist

    Twitter has acquired Cloudhopper, a provider of mobile phone text messaging infrastructure. Twitter hopes to use the company's expertise to improve the scalability and reach of its SMS (Short Message Service) service, according to a Twitter blog post.

  • Mobile-message start-up pays for ad views

    Wanganui mobile-phone advertising company HooHaa started out in 2007, signed up 20,000 members in just a couple of months and now boasts close to 70,000 members — and has already sent out over one million text messages, says founder Brian Hawker.

  • Online gig guide spreads the word from K Rd

    Startup company Mukuna runs an online guide to live music and DJ gigs in Auckland. But Mukuna is more than a guide; it is also a tool for syndicating music event listings to other websites, says lead programmer and one of the founders of the company, Lisa Salmon.