Brian Klug came across an item on Amazon.com carrying a price of $3 billion with $3.99 shipping. Out of curiosity, he ordered it from the Amazon affiliate. The order was processed but later cancelled. The reason given was “unable to complete the order”.
The first ever text message was sent on December 3, 1992, by Neil Papworth from his computer to the phone of Richard Jarvis. Neil was a test engineer for Sema Group and used the Vodafone network to transmit the text message. [more...]