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Sticky Notes Go Virtual

June 23, 2008

Illustration of virtual sticky notes Thanks to the convergence of social networks, mobile phones and global positioning technology has given Duke University engineers the ability to create something they call "virtual sticky notes," site-specific messages that people can leave for others to pick up on their mobile phones. Full Story

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