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36 min ago | KTVU Oakland

Suspect arrested in fake text sexting case

A Sunnyvale man has been arrested for allegedly sending fake text messages to teenage girls in an attempt to have them send him provocative photos, authorities said Friday.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, Cell Phones, Santa Cruz, CA

4 hrs ago | Suria

Softbank in deal to merge Sprint, T-Mobile

Japan's SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom of Germany have reached a basic agreement for a merger between their US affiliates Sprint and T-Mobile US, the business daily Nikkei reported Saturday.


Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, AT&T

9 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

SICK: East Lancs gang who filmed dogs attacking badger and cat jailed

A SICK gang who filmed their dogs attacking a badger and a cat on their mobile phones have been jailed.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom,

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Suspects arraigned in theft of electronics from Islamic Center of South Bay in Lomita

The Islamic Center of the South Bay-LA was burglarized with numerous television screens being stolen.


Related Topix: Lomita, CA, TV, Long Beach, CA

West Australian

America Movil asset sale should be across the board - Slim

America Movil, Latin America's biggest telecoms company, will move quickly to put an "attractive" cross-section of the company up for sale as it sheds assets to escape tougher regulation of the phone and broadcasting markets in Mexico, billionaire owner Carlos Slim said.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, Telekom Austria AG, Telecom, World News, Mexico, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Thrift stores sell damaged items to recyclers

But as the executive director of the St. Joseph County Council of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, she now knows there is a use for clothing that thrift stores can't resell.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, TV, Computers

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Future TVs Will Be Paper Thin and Rollable, LG Says

Perhaps in a few years we'll see people carrying around their rolled-up televisions the way they used to carry newspapers.


Related Topix: TV, Televisions

Business Journal

Apple envisions an iPhone, TV made entirely of glass with new patent

Apple Inc. was awarded a new U.S. patent this week that could pave the way for casings made of solid, virtually seamless glass for devices like the iPhone and iPad - and maybe larger electronics like television sets, Apple Insider reported .


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, TV, iPhone, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

National Public Radio

LG Display Unveils 18-Inch Flexible Display

LG Display Co. has developed an 18-inch flexible display that can be rolled into the shape of a thin cylinder, a step toward making a large display for flexible TVs.


Related Topix: LG Display Co, TV

West Australian

Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Safari the warrior crouches in the bush - a digitised heroine from the new mobile phone game "Afro Fighters" that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of Clash of Clans or Angry Birds on the world's handsets.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Nigeria, Africa, World News, Rovio Mobile, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Clash of Clans, Nintendo, iPhone and iPad App, Video Games, Angry Birds, DARK, Kalypso

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via remote antennas was in violation of the Copyright Act.


Related Topix: Digital Video Recorders, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

West Australian

Samsung Electronics looks into child labor allegations at China supplier

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it is investigating an allegation that a supplier in southern China used child labor.


Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Cell Phones

The Daily Democrat

All about the DVR: How Emmy nominees watch TV

Before Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, the president of the television academy declared that "quality television is now platform-agnostic," with awards-worthy content distributed by broadcast, cable and Internet outlets.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Digital Video Recorders, Veep


Historic markers to greet Civil War buffs in Selma

History buffs who come to Selma next April will be treated to something special - interactive history markers allowing them to use their cellular phones to learn more about one of the final battles of the Civil War.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Daily Echo

Cash boost for hospital children's ward

Southampton Hospital Charity was chosen by the shoppers to receive the top amount to help the children on the G3 ward.


Related Topix: Life, Charity , TV


Telstra coverage can't be everywhere: Thodey

Telstra chief executive David Thodey speaks at the WestBusiness Leadership Matters breakfast this morning.


Related Topix: Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Cell Phones

ABC News

Anger over Optus blackout on Eyre Peninsula

There's been an angry reaction from many Optus mobile phone customers over coverage blackouts in and around Port Lincoln.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Fire Island

July 9, 2014 - Weather permitting; the Suffolk County Department of Public Works is planning to treat sections of the following communities as part of their ongoing annual efforts to control adult mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Consumer Reports

Plasma TV is dead, so go buy yourself one right now

With the news that Samsung is throwing in the towel on its plasma TV production-it will stop producing them after November-many of us TV fans are already lamenting the loss of what we've long felt is the superior TV technology .


Related Topix: TV, Televisions

The Pordland Mercury

The Money's on Election Reform

JIM KELLY, scion of a well-known Portland construction family, moved out to a ranch in Eastern Oregon a few years back, not long before selling his own iconic business concern, Rejuvenation.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Cell Phones, Cellphones, US News