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1 hr ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Cell phone store burglary suspect charged in more cases

Police say Carter, along with Michael Muckle and Robert Amos, broke into the T-Mobile store at 7613 Shelbyville Road on July 4 and Aug. 12 by throwing a large object through the front glass door.

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Related Topix: Electronics, T-Mobile, Shively, KY

3 hrs ago | CBC News

Labrador experiencing internet and cell phone outages

Some areas of Labrador have been without telecommunication services this morning because of an apparent break in a fibre optic cable. Bell Aliant said the service disruption to long distance, internet and some cell service is due to a fibre break between Riviere Pentcote and Baie Trinite in Quebec.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Telecom, Aliant

7 hrs ago | Hot995.com

Three Reasons You Shouldn't Sleep Next to Your Cell Phone

According to a recent study, 44% of us sometimes or ALWAYS sleep with our cell phone within reach. Because we like to watch stuff before bed .

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11 hrs ago | SFGate

Sony forecasts $2 billion loss, cites weak mobile

Sony expects its annual loss to swell to more than $2 billion after writing down the value of its troubled mobile business as phone sales were battered by brutal competition. The Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate said Wednesday it anticipates a net loss of 230 billion yen for the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2015.

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11 hrs ago | Business Times

Sony warns of US$2.14b annual loss, over four times forecast

Sony on Wednesday raised its forecast annual loss more than fourfold to US$2.14 billion, blaming its struggling mobile phone business. [TOKYO] Sony on Wednesday raised its forecast annual loss more than fourfold to US$2.14 billion, blaming its struggling mobile phone business.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Reuters

N.Y. court asked to freeze Turkish family's assets in UAE bank

An attorney for a Motorola subsidiary has asked New York's top state court on Tuesday to allow it to freeze the assets of a Turkish family held by branch of an international bank in the United Arab Emirates. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan in 2003 ruled that the Uzan family owed Motorola Credit Corp more than $2 billion and tacked on $1 billion in punitive damages in 2006.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, Middle East, Cellphones, Electronics, New York

Weekend

Top 10 Reasons Life Was Better Without Cell Phones

If you happened to miss the event there just might be audio or video of it. I guess from one perspective that can be viewed as progressive, however, I can think of a few reasons that life was better without cell phones.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

Berkshire Eagle

Stockbridge vote clears way for cell service by next summer

Voters at a special town meeting on Monday authorized the Select Board to issue a request for proposals from telecommunications firms to build a long-awaited antenna to plug widespread service gaps. The 68-11 vote clears the way for the project at the former town landfill in the village of Glendale.

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Related Topix: Stockbridge, MA, Glendale, MA, Cellphones, Electronics

WYLD-FM

Strawberry Letter - Caught Up in Lies

Good morning everyone. I really enjoy listening to the Steve Harvey show. My problem is this, the other day while in my bedroom changing my 3 month old daughter diaper my husband cell phone had rang twice.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics

FindLaw

When It Comes to Tech, Size Matters

Big, small or in-between? When dealing with tech, it seems that there are preferences, and fortunately there options currently. Long, long ago and far away, back in the disco days of the 1970s, the only available computer to me was a massive, computer punchcard-eating behemoth that appeared to take up the entire basement of my college library.

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Related Topix: Computers, PC, Laptops/Notebooks, Cellphones, Electronics, iPhone

LA Daily News

5 suspected of robbing 2 Lancaster cell phone stores

Two stores selling cell phones and portable electronic devices in Lancaster and Palmdale were robbed in the space of two hours by five suspects, authorities said today. No one was hurt or threatened during the incidents, in which approximately $5,500 of merchandise was taken, they said, adding that the first robbery occurred at a Verizon wireless store in Lancaster in the 43400 block of 10th Street West around 6 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, CA, Electronics, Palmdale, CA

WAOW

China community uses cell phone sidewalk lanes

MERRILL - Eight motorcycle riders - six of them women - were hurt in motorcycle crashes that occurred during Tomahawk's 33rd annual fall motorcycle ride for muscular dystrophy, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reported Monday. MERRILL - Eight motorcycle riders - six of them women - were hurt in motorcycle crashes that occurred during Tomahawk's 33rd annual fall motorcycle ride for muscular dystrophy, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reported Monday.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Lincoln County, WI, Marshfield, WI

R & D

Want to print your own cell phone microscope for pennies?

At one o'clock in the morning, layers of warm plastic are deposited on the platform of the 3-D printer that sits on scientist Rebecca Erikson's desk. A small plastic housing, designed to fit over the end of a cell phone, begins to take shape.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Printers, Department of Energy

Bizcommunity

Awards for turning the mobile phone into a 'sell' phone

Introducing the 'sell' phone... yes, the cellphone is a communication device but it holds tremendous opportunity to be used as a selling machine. We can use this simple mobile phone as a tool to create ROI for brands , enabling them to reach at least 32 million mobile users across South Africa.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, World News, South Africa, Africa, Marketing, Mobile Marketing

Oxford Mail

Drug dealer's sock contained heroin and crack cocaine

A DRUG dealer arrested after a police raid on the recently closed Nelson pub has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. Kenston McIntosh, of Freelands Road, Oxford, admitted three counts of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply on May 9. The 55-year-old was seen on CCTV throwing away a sock when police officers arrived to raid the Between Towns Road pub at about 11pm.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Electronics

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sky News

Vodafone 'Plotted Joint Takeover Of Phones 4u'

Vodafone held discussions about a takeover of Phones 4u as recently as July before aborting the deal, Sky News learns. Vodafone was in talks about a joint takeover of Phones 4u as recently as two months ago but abandoned the proposed deal without explanation.

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PC Magazine

China Herds Tech Addicts to 'Mobile Phone Sidewalk'

Folks can use their cell phones only on a special segment of pavement in the Yangrenjie Scenic Spot in Chongqing. The proliferation of smartphones has led to a global pandemic: Folks are often too distracted by their handsets to properly navigate crowded sidewalks.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, National Geographic

Reuters

UK's Phones 4u administration puts 5,596 jobs at risk

British mobile phone retailer Phones 4u [PHONE.UL] is seeking administrators, putting 5,596 jobs in jeopardy, after the country's biggest mobile operator EE joined Vodafone in not renewing its network agreement. The contract with EE, which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to Phones 4u's future after it lost Vodafone's contract earlier this month, leaving the company with EE as its only partner.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, Vodafone, T-Mobile

EETimes

5G Rise Slowed by Cost, Regulation

Governments around the world must agree to release spectrum in harmonized millimeter wave bands for 5G cellular services, according to a leading researcher in the field. The US has taken some, but not enough, steps in this direction, said Theodore Rappaport, director of NYU Wireless here.

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

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Police video campaign to reduce number of mobile phone thefts

A third video clip has been put on the Staffordshire Police YouTube as part of their campaign to reduce the number of mobile phone thefts. It is a common sight to see a group of people in a pub, club or restaurant with their mobile phones on a table.

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