TxtN trns 20 2day. Hw willya celebr8?
The so-called father of SMS commemorated the occasion via a rare interview that appropriately enough was conducted via text messages.
Chatting with the BBC yesterday, Matti Makkonen took credit for conceiving and fleshing out SMS, or short message service. But he lived up to his title as its "reluctant father" by making it clear that others actually developed the technology.
"I did not consider sms as personal achievement but as result of joint effort to collect ideas and write the specifications of the services based on them," he told the BBC.… Read more