Some major retailers are hoping to drive business this holiday season with text-message marketing -- sending alerts on sales, promotions and coupons to the cell phone of customers who opt in."
"AT&T announced on Thursday that it will make Pandora's Internet radio stations available through some of its wireless phones. The service will cost $8.99 a month and include 100 different radio stations."
"Mobile Mentor claims to have trained over 20,000 people, but the potential market is many times larger."
"Custom-made with high-quality, FDA-approved materials, Tottoos feature personalized text, such as “If I am lost, please call” or the name of an elementary school or other organization, plus an emergency contact phone number."
"Drive by a house and text in its address to 46873 (spells ‘house’ on a phone’s keypad). A moment later, the complete scoop on the property is returned by SMS, from its estimated worth to the number of bedrooms and baths."