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3 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Phones for kids

Sprint released a cell phone designed for 5 through 12-year-olds this month, another milestone in technology evolution that begs the consideration of how young is too young for a child to have a cell phone.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Parenting, Marietta, OH, iPhone

7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

The Middle East Broadcasting Center said Saturday that Bassem Youssef will be off the air to show "respect for the election process, and to strive to avoid influencing Egyptian voters' orientation and public opinion."

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

11 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Colchester: Three homes targeted by burglars

Entry was gained to a house in Marram Close, in Stanway, by smashing the glass in French doors to the rear of the property and then reaching in to use the key in the lock.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Computers, Cell Phones, Cellphones

16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Basic phones almost extinct in US

The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Wolverton: Samsung misses target with new Galaxy S5

An employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, South Korea, World News, Cameras, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

FindLaw

Coming Soon? Opt-In Anti-Theft Kill Switch and Facebook e-Wallet

Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, California, California Government, Cell Phones, Amazon

Journal and Courier

How to cut the costs of TV viewingHow to cut the costs of TV...

I suspect you're like me. You just want to sit down in front of the TV and find something interesting to watch.

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Related Topix: TV, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

DVDCreation Reviews

LG Electronics Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With...

By unifying device discovery and connectivity across multiple television platforms, Connect SDK is the first to truly address the complexity associated with implementing second screen capabilities while reaching the largest installed base of smart TVs and connected devices.

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Related Topix: TV, Google, Startups, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, MusiXmatch

The Washington Post

HTC Said to Hire Former Samsung U.S. Mobile Marketing Chief

HTC Corp hired the former head of marketing at Samsung Electronics Co.' s U.S. mobile phone business as an adviser to Chairman Cher Wang, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: HTC, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Cell Phones, Cellphones, World News, Taiwan

CNN

10 things to know about Vegas

The unfinished Fontainebleau resort has been languishing in the sun for five years.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, TV, Emmy Awards, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, Las Vegas, NV, Life, Food, Chefs, Anthony Bourdain, Travel

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Miley Cyrus sends fans 5 a.m. hospital selfie

Miley Cyrus pulled out her cell phone at 5 a.m Thursday to show her Instagram followers what early morning looks like in the hospital.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Medicine, Wichita, KS

The Modesto Bee

Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

For as little as $8 a month, Aereo subscribers in New York and 10 other markets can watch shows live or record them using Aereo's online digital video recorder.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Digital Video Recorders, Business News

PC World

Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to bypass the two-factor authentication protection on the social network.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Cell Phones

Swindon Advertiser

Break-ins linked after TV thefts

At the beginning of the month a number of break-ins were reported to police around Dianmer Street in Hook, where thieves have forced entry to the rear of properties and conducted thorough searches.

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Related Topix: TV

Tay AM

Ferry Disaster: Desperate Texts During Sinking

Mobile phone footage and messages from passengers suggest they were advised to stay stay where they were as they vessel listed severely to one side.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Cool FM

Ferry Disaster: Desperate Text...

Mobile phone footage and messages from passengers suggest they were advised to stay stay where they were as they vessel listed severely to one side.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Norwalk Citizen News

Proof That Netflix Is Destroying Cable TV

A new report from consumer data company Experian suggests that online video content services like Netflix are pulling people away from cable television.

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Related Topix: TV, Marketing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Korea Herald

LG Electronics to produce mob...

LG Electronics, Korea's second- largest consumer electronics company, is moving to develop mobile application processors for smart devices, raising speculation that it is aiming to start rebuilding its long-lost semiconductor business, industry sources said.

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Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics, Science / Technology, CPU

The Age

Chris Lilley's Jonah breaks rules with an online first for ABC

Bringing Jonah back: Chris Lilley's new ABC/BBC/HBO production reprises his role from Summer Heights High .

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Related Topix: Chris Lilley, TV, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Ars Technica

Apple, Samsung, mobile carriers to debut anti-theft kill switch in 2015

Rather than waiting for pending legislation to mandate an anti-theft kill switch, the leading mobile phone manufacturers and service providers-including Apple, Samsung, Huawei, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint-came together Tuesday to impose their own solution.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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