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3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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,

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

Ely Standard

Calls to tackle poor mobile phone coverage in East Cambridgeshire's rural areas

People living in large parts of East Cambridgeshire are still getting a raw deal when it comes to mobile phone coverage - according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Electronics, United Kingdom, Cellphones, Cambridgeshire County, England

ABC News

Inmates suspected of breaking out of Darwin's Berrimah Prison, returning drunk, may avoid charges

A group of prisoners suspected of breaking out of Darwin's Berrimah Prison, before getting drunk and scaling a fence to return, may avoid charges on a technicality.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Big News Network.com

3 Charged With Attempted Murder In Windsor Mill Cell Phone Robbery

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Related Topix: Windsor Mill, MD, Electronics

Switched

How the Ferguson Protests Convinced Me We Don't Need Cell Phone Kill Switches

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a bill that requires all smartphones sold in California to come with mandatory "kill switches."

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Electronics, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Violent Crime

Wall Street Journal

Uber Faces Storm Over Controversial Recruitment Tactics

Uber is coming under fire after admitting to a controversial internal program it developed to poach drivers from car-sharing rival Lyft.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

The Jersey Journal

Christie bridge scandal panel subpoenas texts between Christie and aide

TRENTON - The legislative committee investigating the politically motivated closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge has enlisted a cell phone carrier's help in retrieving deleted text messages between Gov. Chris Christie and an aide.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Chris Christie, US Governors, Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Daily Herald

Apple, Samsung face $3.9 Bbllion wall to splling phones in China

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S, left, and Apple's iPhone 4 at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, South Korea, World News, Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Telecom, China Mobile, China Telecom Corporation

Wired

How Cops and Hackers Could Abuse California's New Phone Kill-Switch Law

Beginning next year, if you buy a cell phone in California that gets lost or stolen, you'll have a built-in ability to remotely deactivate the phone under a new "kill switch" feature being mandated by California law - but the feature will make it easier for police and others to disable the phone as well, raising concerns among civil liberties ... (more)

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Related Topix: Electronics, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Motorbiker.org

What Motorcyclists Had To Do Before The Mobile Phone

Remember the days before we had mobile phones? Nowadays if you want to make a phone call while riding your motorcycle, you stop, grab your mobile phone and make the call now matter where you are.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Someone stole copper ground bars last week from an AT&T cell phone tower building and the tower itself, police said.

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Related Topix: Electronics

Click2Houston

Cell phone confiscation policies vary from district to district

August 26, 2014: School districts in our area have collected hundreds of thousands of dollars from confiscated cellular phones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Education Etc.

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Man arrested 2 years after indictment for sending inappropriate photos to teen

After two years on the run, Marshall Count investigators said they've tracked won a man who sent inappropriate photos to a teenage girl.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Albertville, AL

GigaOM

It's not just the Fire Phone: Looks as if Amazon doesn't...

If a recent sales estimate is in the ballpark, then Amazon hasn't sold many Fire Phones at all.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Internet, Science / Technology

Patch.com

New Law: Gov. Signs Bill for 'Kill Switch' Requirement on Cell Phones Sold in Calif.

Authored by state Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, Senate Bill 962 requires all smartphones sold in the state to come equipped with anti-theft technology.

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

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