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3 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Easy DIY fixes around the house to keep safe when the next big earthquake hits

Hilary Anderson was in grade school then, but she remembers the “swampland of molasses” in the kitchen after Southern California's last destructive earthquake throttled her Simi Valley home.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Los Angeles, CA, Northridge, CA, TV

5 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

23 years for pizza driver's killer

Shamraze Khan, with Kasim Ahmed have been jailed over the murder of pizza delivery driver Thavisha Lakindu Peiris in Sheffield A "habitual street robber" who stabbed a pizza delivery driver to death for his mobile phone has been told he must serve at least 23 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Swatch denies working with Apple

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch, a wearable device with interactive functions.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, iPhone

8 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Universal Electronics to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial...

Universal Electronics Inc. , announced it will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, August 7, 2014 to discuss its second quarter 2014 earnings results.

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Related Topix: Universal Electronics, Electronics, Universal Audio, Music

12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

LG Electronics strong quarterly results reflect turnaround of mobile business

LG Electronics Inc. announced a 165 percent increase in second-quarter net profit compared with the same period last year, reflecting strong earnings from both the TV and mobile operations.

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Related Topix: Televisions, Electronics, LG Electronics

17 hrs ago | West Australian

LG Electronics beats second-quarter estimates as mobile division turns profit

LG Electronics Inc reported on Thursday its strongest quarterly profit in more than three years, beating analyst estimates thanks to a pickup in television sales and a turnaround in its mobile phone business.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, TV, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Marketing

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

LG Electronics says 2Q profit more than doubled

The South Korean consumer electronics company said Thursday its net income for the April-June quarter was 411.8 billion won , compared with 155.5 billion won a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Electronics, LG Electronics

Yahoo!

MH17 victims' phones 'answered by looters'

A pro-Russian separatist holds a stuffed toy found at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

Click2Houston

Pregnant woman among 2 pistol-whipped during cell phone store robbery

Investigators say two employees, one of them pregnant, were pistol-whipped during a violent holdup at a T-Mobile store in Cypress.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, T-Mobile

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Fire Marshal: Electrical failure caused Newman Grove, NE house fire

An investigation from the State Fire Marshal's office concluded the fire started due to an electrical short in the garage and moved towards the house.

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Related Topix: Fire, Newman Grove, NE, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Malvern Gazette

Hoax 999 calls do not charge phones, police warn

BLACKBERRY users fooled by a bogus claim that calling 999 and hanging up will charge their phones could be putting people's lives in danger.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

The New Zealand Herald

China's Xiaomi targets India in push for 100m phones

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi using his mobile phone. Chinese company Xiaomi is targeting India to boost its smartphone sales.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Flipkart, CPU, Science / Technology, World News, India, Internet

SFGate

Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

LG Display Co. says its earnings for the April-June quarter more than doubled thanks to improved demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.

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Related Topix: LG Display Co, Electronics, LG Electronics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Deadline

Sony Pictures Vice Chairman Jeff Blake Exiting Studio After 22 Years

EXCLUSIVE: Jeff Blake , who has served as vice chairman of Sony Pictures and chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution for Sony Pictures since 2005, is leaving the studio that he has been a part of for the past 22 years.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Sony, Electronics

USA Today

Microsoft profit stung by Nokia

Microsoft topped Wall Street estimates with a 17% jump in revenue but its profits took a 7% tumble, a casualty of Nokia's struggling cell phone business.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Computers

Hindustan Times

Before murder accused spoke to Badaun girl

The Central Bureau of Investigation that is probing the alleged rape and murder of two Dalit girls in Badaun has found that one of the victims had "telephonic contact" with one of the accused hours before she and her cousin were found hanging from a tree last May. A CBI source associated with the case told HT that call records showed that the ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Drone caught smuggling phones into jail

A drone equipped with a video camera and two mobile phones were intercepted by guards at Khao Bin prison, widely known to have the best security protection system of all prisons in Thailand.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

The Fresno Bee

John Timpane: Moon landing 45 years ago brought us together

It was, after all, only a boot-crunching dust. You wouldn't think the sight would affect so many or change so much.

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Related Topix: TV, Oswald, Entertainment, Television

Scotsman.com

UK shoppers paying more for TVs and computers

UK shoppers are paying significantly more for technology products such as televisions and computers than people in the US, a consumer watchdog has found.

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Related Topix: TV, Computers, Headphones, Laptops/Notebooks

Moray Firth Radio

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Which? compared the prices - excluding tax - of 13 products ranging from televisions to computer applications, and found Britons were getting a "raw deal".

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Related Topix: TV, Computers

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