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3 hrs ago | Electronic House

Klipsch Adds R6m Headphones to Reference Lineup

Perfect for pairing with just about any device, the R6m promises the same acoustic engineering and industrial design as the company's Reference home theater speakers.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Speakers, Audio and Video

7 hrs ago | EETimes

Re: Gigafactory investment

Yes, boblespm, but we still don't know is which state in the U.S. will end up hosting Gigafactory.

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Related Topix: TV, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Unplug to Unwind

LAST AUGUST, WHEN photographer Hilary Stock took her family deep into the Himalayas in Kashmir, the nearest Internet connection was about 100 kilometers away.

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Related Topix: TV

The Press On-Line

Dreamliner puts all others in the shade

INSIDE: Air New Zealand staff were among the first to have a look when the new Dreamliner was shown off in Christchurch.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, TV

InformationWeek

Re: Medical SMS: a data breach waiting to happen

We are still allowed to talk by landline, but the cell phone was deemed insecure by the HIPAA compliance officer.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

Burnley Citizen

Facebook app launched in Zambia

Facebook has teamed up with mobile provider Airtel to give mobile phone owners in Zambia access to health, job and weather information Facebook's quest to bring internet access to the entire planet has seen the company launch a new app that will allow users in Africa to access key services without any data charges.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel

Salisbury Journal

Crash victim family in mobiles plea

Undated handout photo issued by Cambridgeshire Constabulary of 31-year-old Marina Usaceva who has been jailed for six years at Peterborough Crown Court after she crashed her Jaguar X-Type into the back of a Peugeot 206 killing the driver Sukhdeep Singh Jo The family of a man killed by a "remorseless" driver who was using two mobile phones at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

ComputerWorld

Sony profit leaps on PlayStation 4 strength

The hit PlayStation 4 game console and PS4 network revenue helped power Sony to a net profit of A 26.8 billion in the April to June quarter, a jump up from A 3.1 billion a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Televisions, TV

Wall Street Journal

Smartphone Users in Tokyo Pay Less Than New York, London

New Yorkers are paying the highest monthly fees for smartphone use out of seven global cities while Tokyo ranks in the middle of the pack, according to a survey by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications .

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Android, NTT DoCoMo, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Sprint CEO Weighs Price Cuts in Tussle to Win Back Customers

Sprint Corp. is considering cutting rates for customers, as the third-largest U.S. carrier gets pulled into the mobile-phone industry's escalating competition over prices.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Business News

West Australian

Nintendo first-quarter operating loss worse than expected, outlook unchanged

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the April-June quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales and dull demand for its Wii U console.

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Related Topix: Nintendo Co, Electronics, Nintendo, Wii U, Mario Kart 8

Shoreham Herald

Agreement will boost mobile phone coverage

Following a landmark agreement between National Parks England and Mobile Operators Association, the South Downs will finally have high-quality connectivity.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom

Reuters

U.S. cellphone users hit for 'hundreds of millions' in bogus charges -Senate study

U.S. mobile phone users have likely paid hundreds of millions of dollars in unauthorized charges "crammed" onto their bills, according to a report released by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday ahead of a hearing on the subject.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones

WSOCTV

FTC files suits in war on mobile cramming

The Federal Trade Commission has waged a war on companies accused of "mobile cramming," and they've already begun winning some battles.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

Sheffield Star

Doncaster crime round-up, July 30 - Fridge freezer and power washer stolen from car boot sale

The following crimes were reported on July 29 and July 30. Anyone with information call South Yorkshire Police on 101.

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Related Topix: South Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Lincolnshire County, England, United Kingdom, Cell Phones,

Science Daily

Kill switch in cell phones could save consumers more than $3.4 billion annually

A new study shows consumer savings from the Kill Switch legislation exceed initial projections and now points to well over $3 billion.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Wireless, Emerging Technology

ABC News

Nintendo Reports Loss on Shaky Wii U Sales

Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video-game machine sales.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Nintendo Co, Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games

Worcester News

Buckle up and hang up, urges ambulance service

Almost 30 years ago it became compulsory for drivers and passengers to wear seatbelts and nearly 11 years ago it became an offence to use a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Sirius XM revenue beats as subscriber additions rise

Sirius XM Holdings Inc reported a stronger-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added more paying subscribers, and the satellite radio service raised its full-year revenue forecast.

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Times Herald

Turkish official: Women shouldn't laugh in public

Many Turkish women were doubled over with laughter Tuesday after their country's deputy leader said in a speech assailing "moral corruption" that women should not laugh in public and not talk on their mobile phones so much.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

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