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18 min ago | InfoWorld

Layoffs cool Microsoft employees' opinion of CEO Satya Nadella

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, who say they approve of him as the firm's leader has dropped since the job cuts.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Glassdoor, Facebook, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Smartphone Population Tops Milestone In Korea

The penetration rate for smartphones among mobile-phone users in the country was 70.14% at end June, meaning that for the first time, seven out of every ten cellphone subscriptions are for smartphones, data compiled by the government showed.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

8 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

MP calls for trial of phone-free beaches

We need to put down our mobile offices, and where better to do that than Bournemouth beach, says Tobias Ellwood as he calls for "quiet zones" on seafront PROPOSALS to introduce mobile-free zones on parts of Bournemouth beach have been put forward by Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood.

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Related Topix: BBC, Cell Phones, Cellphones

Sun Jul 27, 2014

DNA India

Youth held for allegedly threatening ex-girlfriend with her semi-nude photograph

The LT Marg police on Saturday arrested a 24-year old garment trader for allegedly possessing semi-nude photograph of his former girlfriend and threatening to put her photograph on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Wedding

The Baltimore Sun

With no TV, Ukrainian villagers watch "fireworks" in night sky

With no electricity to power televisions, residents of the Ukrainian village of Spartak look to the skies where every night they watch what they call a concert of "fireworks".

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, TV

Z100

Girl's Cell Phone Catches Fire While Under Her Pillow

I can't lie, I've fallen asleep with my phone tucked comfortably under my pillow.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

WHMI-FM Howell

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The incident disturbed land lines for numbers beginning with -223, which are most found in the western part of the county.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

USA Today

Tips on fixing a buggy Blu-ray player

Q. My Blu-ray player turns on and off by itself sometimes. Is it haunted? A. You can blame a glitchy implementation of a basically sensible way for stereo and video gadgets to talk to each other--which, sadly, Tips on fixing a buggy Blu-ray player Q. My Blu-ray player turns on and off by itself sometimes.

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Related Topix: Audio and Video

WFTV Orlando

Congress OKs unlocking phones from carriers

Sick of your wireless carrier but unwilling to give up your phone to make the switch? Pretty soon you'll have other options thanks to a bill just passed by Congress.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, AT&T, DMCA News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

FishBowl

Stephen A. Smith Headed to Sirius

We agree with New York Daily News media columnist Bob Raissman . The idea of Stephen A. Smith moving from New York's ESPN Radio to Sirius XM is ripe with possibilities : Smith will soon leave ESPN 98.7 FM and take his verbal stylings to SXM's Mad Dog Radio , where he will host his own show, according to satellite radio sources.

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Related Topix: New York Daily News

WPTV Local News

App snaps photo of suspected cell phone thief

On July 17, someone took a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit from a Buick Le Sabre parked at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center Family Health Center, 300 Parkview Place.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones

NorthJersey.com

The Record: Shoot for the moon

FIVE YEAR anniversaries are not usually notable. Yet this past week marked such an anniversary of man's first walk on the Moon.

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Related Topix: US News, TV, Opinion

The Heartland Institute

Ending the Costly Integration Ban

This past Tuesday the House of Representatives, in a bipartisan voice vote, passed a bill reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act.

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Texas

Sunherald.com

Freedom on display at the Newseum

The Newseum showcases a selection of more than 800 front pages from newspapers across the country and around the world each day.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, TV

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Family's anguish over burglary

A MOTHER who had laptops and a digital camera stolen during a night time burglary has pleaded with the thieves to hand them in - because they contain precious family photos.

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Related Topix: Digital Cameras

WFIE-TV Evansville

Shoplifters leave Wal-Mart with carts full of TVs

A woman shopping at Wal-Mart said she couldn't believe her eyes when she watched two young men walk out of the front door with carts filled with flat screen televisions and no one was stopping them.

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Related Topix: TV

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Congress restores right to unlock phones, choose carrier

Consumers will soon be able to unlock their cellphones thanks to final legislation that Congress passed Friday.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones

Brandon Sun

Ontario judge to hear Charter challenge on privacy issues raised by Telus, Rogers

An Ontario judge has agreed to hear a Charter of Rights challenge brought by Telus and Rogers after they were asked by police in April to release cellphone information of about 40,000 to 50,000 customers as part of an investigation.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Cell Phones

WTVR Richmond

Samsung phone catches fire under teen girl's pillow

A 13-year-old Texas girl was recently awoken by a smoldering Samsung cell phone under her pillow, according to a report from KDFW.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones

News Times

Sikorsky union chief accused of

The top official of the union representing Sikorsky Aircraft Co. employees has been accused by an independent review board of embezzling at least $13,000 in union funds.

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Related Topix: Sikorsky Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Cell Phones, Stratford, CT, Bridgeport, CT

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