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39 min ago | 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.

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

2 hrs ago | WALA

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.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

5 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , TV

9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Telstra coverage can't be everywhere: Thodey

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

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wed Jul 09, 2014

LongIsland.com

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 .

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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.

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

CIO

LG's G Watch is Serviceable, but No Standout

Buying a smartwatch means adding yet another gadget to the arsenal of devices you already use on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Kansas City InfoZine

Mobile Cramming Added to Charges Against Text Spam and Robocall Network

The Federal Trade Commission added new charges of mobile cramming to a complaint the agency previously filed against a group of scammers who allegedly sent millions of unwanted text messages and robocalls to consumers.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Eastbourne Herald

Hailsham man jailed for nine years over child sex offences

Lee Matthews, 32, of Howard Close, Hailsham, was sentenced by Judge David Rennie at Hove Crown Court yesterday , having previously appeared at the same Court in April and June when he had pleaded guilty to 22 charges.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sheffield Star

Takeaway driver killed in botched robbery in Sheffield - court

A pizza delivery driver who came to Sheffield to study was knifed to death during a botched robbery for his mobile phone, a court heard today.

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Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Cell Phones

Yahoo!

NSW prison extends trial to jam phones

The 12-month trial at the Lithgow Correctional Centre has stopped inmates using mobiles to organise crime and will now continue until the end of September.

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Related Topix: Prison, Australia, World News, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Engadget

Sony's first 'curved sensor' photo may herald better images, cheaper lenses

We've seen plenty of curved screens , but Sony has just revealed the first picture taken with a curved image sensor that may one day bring cheaper, smaller lenses and higher photo quality.

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Related Topix: Digital Cameras, Gadgets

Oxford Mail

Families stuck in the - hidden poverty' trap

Buy this photo Simon and Kelly-Ann Strange with their children, left to right, Jordan, Camron, Lewis, Kai and Brandon.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, TV

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Fancy cinemas, friendships with robots: The future according to celebrities

To celebrate its 125th birthday , The Wall Street Journal got a bunch of big names to write down their thoughts on what tomorrow will be like for a package called " The Future of Everything ."

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, TV, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

WIBA-AM Madison

Former phone employee accused of sexting customers

Authorities say six girls or women have come forward and it's possible there could be additional complainants.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Woodbury, MN

The Baltimore Sun

Two in five U.S. homes have only cellphones: survey

The number of U.S. homes with only cellphones is growing, with 41 percent of them without landlines in the second half of 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cell Phones, Business News

McClatchy

Is Mexico's effort to break up TV, cellphone monopolies foundering?

Passage of framework legislation to enact the overhaul over the weekend has sparked fierce debate over whether the legislation is substantive or a sham.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, TV Azteca SA, Television, Carlos Slim Helu, National Action Party (Mexico), Cell Phones

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Samsung forecasts 25% drop in profit

Samsung Electronics has forecast a 25% drop in profit for the second quarter due to a slowdown in the smartphone market and a strong Korean currency.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

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