Casino Gambles On Text Messaging

While most stories focusing on SMS text messaging seem to talk about how kids are using it, finally more articles are showing up saying that it can be used as a business productivity application. This BBC article talks about how a casino uses SMS messaging to contact part time workers when there are openings that need to be filled. We’ve always said here that the applications for wireless messaging will be discovered by people actually using messaging for what they need, rather than folks thinking up messaging applications at wireless carriers or handset makers. Here’s an example of a business coming up with a way to make standard SMSing useful to their business needs.

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