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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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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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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South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster drug dealing dad is jailed

A father-of-two has been jailed for two-and-a-half years after police uncovered his drug dealing operation. Brian Waugh, aged 24, of Staveley Street, Edlington, was snared by officers who stopped him in the street and discovered he had 18 bags of cocaine.

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Related Topix: Drugs, United Kingdom, Cumbria County, England, Electronics

NEWS.com.au

Chongqing opens special pedestrian lane to shame mobile phone addicts

A dedicated pedestrian lane for people on their mobile phones has been opened in Chongqing, offering a path for those too engrossed in texting or gaming to watch where they're going. The property manager responsible said the walkway is intended to be ironic - to remind people that it's dangerous to tweet while walking the street.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Mashable

Chinese City Creates Cell Phone Lane for Texting Pedestrians

In a country with a population as large as China's , unique solutions are sometimes needed for pedestrian management. With the practice of texting while walking becoming increasingly common, the city of Chongqing recently came up with an idea that may seem ridiculous at first, but could catch on: separate cell phone lanes for pedestrians.

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Daily World

Options abound for selling used mobile phonesOptions abound for...

Options abound for selling used mobile phones If you're interested in trading up, here are ways to cash in on your existing phone Check out this story on dailyworld.com: http://www.dailyworld.com/story/news/2014/09/14/options-abound-selling-used-mobile-phones/15638027/ The iPhone 6, at left, and iPhone 6 plus during a last week's product release in Cupertino, Calif. Selling your old phone online or to companies that buy back used models can often offer a better return than your wireless provider.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cellphones, eBay, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Home, Home Listing

West Australian

UK-based Phones 4u seeks administrator after EE contract loss

UK mobile phone retailer Phones 4u said it is seeking the appointment of administrators from PricewaterhouseCoopers after its key partner EE notified the company that it would not be renewing its network agreement. The contract, which ends in September next year with the UK's biggest mobile operator EE - which comprises T-Mobile and Orange, was crucial to the business for Phones 4u after it lost a similar contract with Vodafone Group Plc earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Electronics, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Financial Services, Accounting, T-Mobile, Vodafone Group, Telecom, Vodafone

InformationWeek

Re: cell phones penetration

Mobile tracking has to be instituted in this case if there is an opportunity to do so.

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