A Much-Delayed “U Up?” 

Half a second of US texts works out to hundreds of thousands of texts.

Earlier this month, hundreds of thousands of text messages were received nine months late. The messages had been sent on Valentine’s Day, but they didn’t arrive for almost nine full months. This led to all manner of awkwardness among ex-partners, and more. The Verge has details on just what happened with Syniverse, the company behind the screw-up.