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2 hrs ago | Daily Wireless

Sprint Offers International Wi-Fi Calling

Sprint will begin offering International Wi-Fi Calling back to the United States at no additional cost starting with an over-the-air software update to Samsung Galaxy S 4 with Sprint Spark rolling out now.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Cellphones, Electronics

5 hrs ago | CNet News

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Audiology, Medicine, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T

9 hrs ago | The Star Online

Firefight erupts between militants and Philippine peacekeepers in Golan Heights

A firefight erupted on Saturday between a group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Islamist militants who were surrounding their position, the defence chief of the Philippines said.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Cellphones, Electronics

9 hrs ago | National Journal

Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

Only four hours west of Washington, there is a town where cell phones and wireless Internet are outlawed.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Green Bank, WV, Astronomy, Science

13 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Mosquito Spraying Over Fire Island Scheduled for September 2nd

August 29, 2014 - Weather permitting, the Suffolk County Department of Public Works will treat sections of the following communities as part of its ongoing effort to control adult mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Fire Island, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Cellphones, Electronics

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NorthJersey.com

New wireless phone store opens in Verona

During the grand opening of a new AT&T Wireless store at 148 Bloomfield Ave., Verona, a group of supporters posed for a selfie.

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Cellphones, Electronics, AT&T Wireless

TwinCities

State Fairgoers eat up data, along with hot dogs and cheese curds

Minnesota's four biggest cell-phone carriers report that wireless-data use by smartphone-packing Fair attendees is up this year compared with data usage during the 2013 State Fair -- way, way up.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Foursquare, Watches, AT&T, Public Relations

Customer Interaction Solutions

Vortex VR Launches Mobile VR Solution at PAX Prime 2014

Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, today announced the launch of VRTX I, a lightweight VR Mobile phone case and Head Mounted Display device with a 100A field of view, tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Cellphones, Electronics, 3D Systems, Headphones, Inventions

Medical Daily

Cell Phones Make For Sleepy, Screen-Addicted, Socially Awkward...

The average college female spends 10 hours a day on her cell phone. Men aren't far behind, spending, on average, eight hours with their eyes glued to the tiny screen.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Baylor University

Fox News

Teen idol's nude pic leaks

The 18 year old shared a nude vid on the app and it almost immediately went viral.

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Related Topix: Children TV, iCarly, Entertainment, Television, Jennette McCurdy, Cellphones, Electronics

Newsday

Boy runs up A 7,000 phone game bill

The mother of a 12-year-old boy is facing a A 7,000 bill after he inadvertently spent the money playing a popular online game on his phone.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Switched

The 'Kill Switch': A Win For Privacy Protection and Public Safety

Whether we realize it or not, our phones contain large amounts of private information -- everything from frequent flyer numbers to bank account passwords -- that could be damaging if it fell into the wrong hands.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Electronics, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

TechCrunch

Prepare For The Smartwatch Assault

Consumer electronic companies are giddy. They can't help themselves. They have a new thing.

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Related Topix: Electronics

CBS Local

HIV-Positive Man In San Diego Accused Of Intentionally Infecting Dozens Of Other Men

An HIV-positive man in San Diego is facing charges of intentionally infecting at least two dozen other men with the virus that causes AIDS.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Renton Reporter

New RedAlert system will send disaster info to cell phones

Renton residents can now get up-to-the-minute disaster information about the city and their neighborhood on their cell phone as part of the city's "Ready in Renton" campaign.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Renton, WA, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT

French media company Vivendi picked Telefonica for exclusive talks over the sale of its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, spurning a rival bid from Telecom Italia.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Vivendi SA, Telefonica SA, South America, World News, Brazil, Telecom Italia SPA, Cellphones, Electronics

Salisbury Journal

Stronger phone signal for users

UP mobile phone users in Verwood and Three Legged Cross are being offered a potential boost to their signal.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Electronics, Cellphones,

BroadwayWorld.com

No Cell Phone Day Children's Book Wins 2 Awards for Excellence

Jazz trombonist, music producer and educator Delfeayo Marsalis' new book, " No Cell Phone Day ," earned the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award for the best picture book for ages 4 to 8, and is the grand-prize winner of the 2014 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Jazz, New Orleans

Time

How the Selfie Stick Is Killing the Selfie

A group of people takes a picture of themselves from the Victoria Peak Lookout with the Hong Kong skyline as a backdrop on May 25, 2014, in Hong Kong.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Photography

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ZDNet

Half a million sales expected for Firefox OS phones in India: Intex

Indian mobile phone maker Intex has teamed up with California-based Mozilla - the non-profit organisation behind the Firefox open-source web browser - to create a cheaper alternative to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Mozilla

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