Useful Networks: Can You Sniff Me Now?

Medford, Cassimir
November 2008
Red Herring;11/17/2008, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the availability of the Sniff friend-finder service of location-based services company Useful Networks in the U.S. Sniff, which has been available in Scandinavia for about five years, was launched in the U.S. to allow friends on the Sprint Nextel mobile network to "sniff" or find each other, via short messaging service (SMS) on their cellular phones. Sniff service does not require a software download and users can register just by sending a short code from a Sprint device. Useful Networks got the Sniff technology from its acquisition of Swedish company LB Soft.


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