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Lawmakers OK Facebook for gov't work

...Division of Legislative Audit.Concerns that have been raised in the course of debating the issue have included use of instant messaging on Facebook to conduct state business and whether there were any legal issues with deleting a comment on a legislator's...
District backs smartphones' in classes

...class, Nurmi said.When she sees students smiling at their lap she knows they're probably using Snapchat, an instant messaging app where students can send ephemeral photo texts.But those students -- among the many adept at what she calls...
Versatile online service coming to Anchorage

...secret background checks. Nobody sweated over how to cleverly word a Friendster testimonial. The cheap thrills of instant messaging did not threaten productivity in cubicles from coast to coast. In the Lower 48 another monkey -
AK Air system expands across U.S.

...the agency announced another modernization step: instant messaging between air traffic controllers and pilots flying...director of FAA's Free Flight program, said a new instant messaging system being used by about a dozen American Airlines...
My Turn: Internet tax would be costly for consumers

...Internet traffic moves. Taxes that will necessarily be passed along to consumers. Other Internet services - e-mail, instant messaging, downloads, Web hosting and more - will also be subject to new taxes. The cost of compliance will put most small...
Fool's goal

...your immediate dismissal. 4. Abuse company technology. Think your boss won't notice that you spend more time instant messaging your friends than you do working? Think again. Most companies monitor all their employees' e-mails and Internet...
Nearly a thousand Strykers return home on same day

...said her son, Cpl. Samuel Pichard, 21, surprised her with a ticket for a November flight one day when they were instant messaging each other over the Internet. "He asked if I wanted window or aisle," she said. "I said If you're buying...
Outside column: Honoring ignorance

...American Idol or a Dancing Star than take the time to read a newspaper or watch a news program. Moreover, with instant messaging, TiVo, Twitter, Facebook, DVDs and so many highly segmented ways to find entertainment, the days of the structured...
Strategies needed for school Internet access

...newsreels on Google Video, citizen reporting from blogs on Blogger, or opportunities for international dialogue through instant messaging services such as Meebo. Many teachers who begin experimenting with teaching strategies that use emerging Web technologies...
Candidates for Senate lunge for it

...recent television commercial that depicts two young people discussing the election in and Internet chat room. "The instant-messaging ad is a clever targeting of young people," he said. Brown is running the local campaign headquarters for Murkowski...


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