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  1. California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phones Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Fox 23

    California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. "It's a dumb idea," said Jim Wunderman, president of the Bay Area Council business-sponsored advocacy group.

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  2. OMG! Now California wants to tax text-messaging?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Monterey County Herald

    State regulators have been ginning up a scheme to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor. The wireless industry and business groups have been working to defeat the proposal, now scheduled for a vote next month by the California Public Utilities Commission.

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  3. California mulls texting fee to help poor people get phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Connecticut Post

    In this Dec. 14, 2011 file photo, a driver uses a cellphone while driving in Los Angeles. California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor.

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  4. Save $200 On This 58-Inch 4K Smart TVRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Daily Caller

    Watch all the holiday movies and classic episodes on this JVC 58" 4K Ultra HD Smart TV . With 2160p resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate, this TV provides a premium viewing experience.

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  5. Divided Council Votes Against Cell Towers Near Homes, But Company Could Move Forward AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Dispatch

    Resort officials this week refused to budge on the proposed installation of small-scale cell phone towers in residential areas after an often-tense debate, but it remains to be seen if the vote for "no action" will deter the proposal. As far back as 2015, private sector company Crown Castle announced a proposal to install as many as 90 Distributed Antenna Systems , essentially cell phone towers, at locations throughout Ocean City including many of the resort's residential neighborhoods.

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  6. Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's TianjinRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    SEOUL: Samsung Electronics will cease operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China, the company said, as its sales in the world's biggest smartphone market slumps amid rising competition from lower-cost local rivals. The South Korean company has seen its share of the Chinese market shrink to 1 percent in the first quarter of this year, losing out to home-grown brands like Huawei, according to market research firm Counterpoint, which pegs Samsung's share of the pie at about 15 percent at mid-2013.

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  7. What's More Annoying: the Notch or the Hole Punch?Read the original story

    59 min ago | Dealerscope

    In 2018, smartphone makers went crazy adopting this hot new trend called the notch. The trend started even further back than this year with the launch of the Essential phone, which introduced the concept of wrapping the screen around the camera in the interest of making a "truly edge-to-edge" display.

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  8. California mulls "text tax" on mobile messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    Californians may or may not type OMG at the news, but texting may soon come with an extra fee on their mobile phone bills. State regulators are weighing a tax on text messaging to help fund a program that makes phone service available to low-income residents.

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  9. Liberty Global PLC (LBTYK) Shares Sold by Dodge & CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Dodge & Cox cut its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 0.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The fund owned 40,367,135 shares of the company's stock after selling 125,619 shares during the quarter.

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  10. FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The Federal Communications Commission voted on Wednesday to clarify that wireless carriers have the authority to block unwanted or spam text messages, but Democrats warned the decision would allow carriers to block or censor texts that customers send. FILE PHOTO - A woman holds a drink while using her mobile phone on a hot summer day in Central Park, Manhattan, New York, U.S., July 01, 2018.

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  11. OMG: California Regulators Consider Charge on Text MessagingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Voice of America

    California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor. The Mercury News reports Wednesday that the proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state Public Utilities Commission.

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  12. Sprint Corp (S) Shares Sold by Dodge & CoxRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Dodge & Cox reduced its holdings in shares of Sprint Corp by 0.9% in the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 164,093,409 shares of the cell phone carrier's stock after selling 1,497,207 shares during the period.

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  13. California considers charging residents a tax for sending text messagesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | USA Today

    California regulators are working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee to fund programs for low-income users. California considers charging residents a tax for sending text messages California regulators are working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee to fund programs for low-income users.

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  14. Dennis Oland murder trial focuses on his father's missing iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Guardian

    Dennis Oland walks to the Law Courts in Saint John, N.B., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. A talkative Dennis Oland chatted with police at length about his relationship with his difficult dad, Richard, initially unaware that investigators were narrowing in on him as the prime suspect in his father's murder.

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  15. Radios donated to Jackson County EMA could save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    EMA officials say the new radio equipment will allow them better coverage across the county which will be very beneficial during the time of a disaster. The county currently has just one repeater in Pisgah that reaches half the county.

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  16. Television is still the most dominant media, but more young adults are connecting via internetRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Consumers continue to spend much of their day interacting with media - an average of 10 hours and 24 minutes. Streaming video services see growth.

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  17. LG to unveil home brewing hardware at CES 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Being able to dance and dodge my way out of attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas every January is one of the most important acts of self-care I commit to all year long. While it's always nice to catch up with colleagues at CES, the crush of human misery, drunk assclowns looking to cheat on their partner while they're off the leash in Vegas, and the multiple viruses that make the rounds each year at the event are a few of my least favorite things.

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  18. In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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  19. Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    California state regulators have been working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee intended to fund programs that make phone service accessible to the low-income residents, reports said Tuesday. The California Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to vote on the proposal next month, but critics have already come out against the scheme, the San Jose Mercury News reported.

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  20. Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in AtlantaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NBC12

    An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The light earthquake occurred about 4:15 a.m., and was centered about 7 miles northeast of Decatur.

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