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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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,

17 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

Mirror.co.uk

Vet who was filmed having sex with dog and HORSE banned from profession

Oliver Lown was found with sick videos of himself committing the acts, as well as other pictures of extreme images of animals and people Oliver Lown, 28, videoed himself with a horse and a dog while on a farm in Yorkshire - just a few miles from where famous veterinary James Herriot practiced.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Hungary, World News, Cell Phones

Business Journal

Voxx plans $17M manufacturing center in C. Fla. with new high-wage jobs

The Orange County Commission on July 29 approved an incentive package to lure a car equipment manufacturer to expand in Orange County.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Audiovox, Telecom

Information Technology

Latest PowerShot Cameras Deliver Super-Zoom Reach and Creative...

U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two new compact, super-zoom cameras: the PowerShot SX520 HS and the PowerShot SX400 IS digital cameras.

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Related Topix: Digital Cameras, Canon, Computers, Photography, Arts, Canon USA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

2 tank shells hit fuel tank at Gaza power plant

In this image taken from video an explosion hits the media complex that houses the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa television and radio in central Gaza City early on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Explosion, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Macarthur Advertiser

GALLERY: Quakers Hill kids learn in the comfort zone

Year 1 and 2 pupils in Donna Jackson's class stay quietly engrossed at different literacy learning stations when the recess bell rings.

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Related Topix: Storybird, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPadiPad Wi-Fi + App, iPad miniiPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPod touch App, iMovie, iPad App, iPad Wi-Fi + App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, TV

NBC Miami

"Sharknado": Back for a Second Bite

The cheekily named "Sharnado 2: The Second One" flies onto televisions Wednesday before landing in theaters for one night only Aug. 21, which provides plenty of time to mine Twitter for one-liners to hurl at the big screen.

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Related Topix: TV, Entertainment

Chicago Tribune

Cops: Concealed carry permit holder shoots at armed robbery suspect

A man with a concealed carry permit shot at an armed robbery suspect who had stolen items from a cell phone store in South Suburban Crestwood and was fleeing, police said today.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Crestwood, IL

Examiner.com

Mobile industry scams, cramming, and the FTC's recommended changes

There are too many mobile scams around nowadays. So the FTC now recommends certain mobile industry changes to combat mobile cramming.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Marketing

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

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