But the message must contain a specific series of Arabic characters, so you're likely to receive it only as a prank. And there are ways to resolve the problem.
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Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.
At Liverpool's Sound City conference, record business insiders discuss the world's biggest music platform and its "big scary lawyers".
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The WellBe bracelet, now marching through its Indiegogo campaign, alerts you when people and situations get to be a little too much.
Do you already divide your days by "Doctor Who," "Lord of the Rings," "Star Wars," "Harry Potter" and "Star Trek" references?
Catching up with Android, the latest iOS version of the crowdsourcing traffic app can track your progress or lack thereof when it's gridlock.
April Fools' Day is flooded with fake technology stories. But when today's tech is so strange, it's hard to tell the gags from real gadgets. Bridget Carey explains with a game of "fact or fool."