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2 hrs ago | Nova News Now

One story of powerlessness and frustration from Bear River

I don't pretend that this is the definitive "I survived Arthur" story. It is just one person's story.


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6 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Lenoir City residents start petition against proposed cell tower

Saturday morning, residents in Lenoir City will raise concerns about a 180-foot cell phone tower that may be built within a mile of their home.


Related Topix: Lenoir City, TN, Cell Phones, Electronics, Loudon County, TN, Knoxville, TN

11 hrs ago | PC Magazine

Calling 911 From a Cell Phone? Good Luck

Nine out of 10 wireless 911 calls made in D.C. in the first half of 2013 did not include accurate location info.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

15 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Caribbean cellular providers under fire for blocking free call apps...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 12--KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Caribbean cellular providers Digicel and LIME are facing a backlash from consumers and investigations from regulatory agencies over blocking customers from using popular third party Voice over Internet Protocol applications.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, VoIP, Science / Technology, Trinidad and Tobago, Central America

19 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, Electronics, AT&T

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Indiana Guard unit shows off high-tech devices

Senior Airman Joseph Bowlin of the Indiana National Guard's 181st Intelligence Wing knows all about communication and says that in military uses, communication equipment can help target enemy sites.


Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Computers, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, Vigo County, IN

New cell phone promises secure conversations

With all the news about the government having access to cell phone conversations and texts, there's a growing market for products promising security.


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, Electronics

Times Record News

Senate panel advances bill to let consumers unlock cellphones

Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.


Amherst Daily News

Couple, dog plucked from beach at Eatonville

A Cormorant helicopter from CFB Greenwood plucked a couple and their dog from the beach at Cape Chignecto Park on Thursday night.


Detroit Free Press

Dress your cell phone in summery covers by Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer

Hold the phone! You're dressed for summer, so why isn't your cell phone wearing something colorful and fun, too? Here are three fabulously fresh summer cell phone covers that are in stores now.


Related Topix: Apparel, kate spade, Cell Phones, Electronics

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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: Electronics, Cell Phones, 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

'Wiping' Android Cellphones May Not Really Get Rid of Data

What's the most embarrassing information you've captured, then deleted, on your phone? Before you sell it and move on to the next version, know this: your blush-inducing selfies may live on even if you try to "wipe" your phone.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

Maasai Warriors: Caught Between Spears and Cellphones

Philip Kisaikae and another Maasai warrior swap email addresses with Juan Carlos Vera, who attended this summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festival.


Related Topix: Watches


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, Electronics

News Times

Proposed bill to regulate NYC costumed characters

In this April 9, 2013 file photo, a Super Mario character, left, uses a woman's mobile phone camera to photograph her with a pair of Elmo characters in New York's Times Square.


ABC News

WA mobile phone customers' expectations exceed capability, says Telstra boss

Mobile phone customers in WA have expectations of network coverage that "far exceed" what is possible, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey.


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

O'Grady's PowerPage

TSA to require closer look at cell phones, notebooks on U.S.-bound...

The TSA's going to want to take a closer look at your iPhone and notebooks on U.S.-bound flights.


Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Laptops/Notebooks, Cell Phones, Electronics, iPhone

Wed Jul 09, 2014


12 wacky smartphone cases

Hold hands with this case by Dokkiri , which may seem a little creepy but is perhaps comforting if you're feeling lonely.


Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone


California prison dog finds 1,000th cell phone

A dog based in a Vacaville prison has proven to have a great nose for a common piece of contraband: the smuggled cell phone.


Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Brea, CA, Bluetooth