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2 hrs ago | West Australian
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.
5 hrs ago | InformationWeek
Mobile tracking has to be instituted in this case if there is an opportunity to do so.
8 hrs ago | CFRB
Annual seizures of mobile phones from federal prisoners have more than doubled in recent years as correctional officials try to prevent their clandestine use in drug trafficking and organized crime. Officials confiscated 137 phones from inmates across the country through the first 10 months of the fiscal year, according to the latest numbers from the Correctional Service of Canada.
9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Annual seizures of mobile phones from federal prisoners have more than doubled in recent years as correctional officials try to prevent their clandestine use in drug trafficking and organized criminal activities. The Correctional Service of Canada says officials confiscated 137 phones from inmates through the first 10 months of the fiscal year.
13 hrs ago | The Indian Express
Congress candidate for Vadodara Lok Sabha constituency Narendra Ravat allegedly clicked a selfie on his mobile phone as a mark of "protest" and sent across a message of "angst and frustration" felt by the people of his constituency due to the "man-made floods" from the Vishwamitri river. As he emerged from the polling booth at Railway Colony in Nava Yard area of the city around 9:45 am on Saturday, with the Congress in his left hand, he seemed to be taking a photograph of himself on his cell phone in an act of what appeared to be a recreation of what PM Narendra Modi had done during the Lok Sabha election on April 30, 2014.
A cell, sometimes known as a "cell site," is a term used to describe a site where antennas and electronic communications equipment are placed, usually on a radio mask, tower or other high place to create a cell in a cellular network. The elevated structure typically supports antennas, and one or more sets of transmitter/receiver transceivers, digital signal processors, control electronics, a GPS receiver for timing, primary and backup electrical power sources and sheltering.
Assa Abloy, the world's largest lock maker, is negotiating partnerships with mobile-phone companies as new software for Apple and Google devices will allow users to open doors with their smartphones. "This industry is rapidly becoming electronic, but you still need a lock," chief executive Johan Molin said in an interview in the Stockholm headquarters of the company with a market value of $19bn.
There's a reason "do the math" has all but disappeared from popular culture -- with online calculators, who needs to do the math? Crunched: A nurse making $85,000 a year in Chicago is considering a move to New Haven, Conn., to be closer to family. Want to reconsider? To maintain the same standard of living in New Haven, he would have to earn $95,288.
A power outage stemming from a Southern California Edison system failure in Silver Canyon cut off cell phone service for AT&T customers and KIBS/KBOV radio in Bishop. Phone calls to Edison seeking information on the outage were not returned as of press time Friday.
From the brick-like Motorola to today's concerns about spying, Elizabeth Woyke's fascinating book traces the history of smartphones The first cellphone prototype, the Motorola DynaTAC, was the approximate size and shape of a loaf of Calabrese bread. By today's standards, it was a behemoth, but at the time , it looked like a sleek, seductive portent of the future.
Despite the multiplicity of affordances embedded in information and communication technologies , most ICTs for development interventions tend to expect that technology will be used primarily for "serious" purposes. However, user behaviors suggest that leisure-related activities feature prominently compared to other behaviors considered more likely to generate development outcomes.
A POLICE crackdown has seen more than 10 drivers caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel or wearing no seatbelt. The traffic operation in Deane Road was carried out by police officers and traffic police following on from residents' concerns about drivers using mobile phones.
India currently has one of the largest populations of cell phone users in the world - the nation is expected to have 815 million users by year's end. To help expand its growing communication network, the Indian government has announced plans to erect as many as 2,200 solar-powered mobile communication towers in the states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
Entrepreneur Sina Khanifar is photographed with his iPhone at his home in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Khanifar became one of the leaders in the movement to reauthorize the unlocking of cell phones after he launched a petition on the White House website.
Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. It's a ritual familiar by now to most smartphone users.
The new iPhone 6 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.
Less than a week after five suspects were arrested in connection with a string of robberies at electronics stores, two more people were picked up by police and charged with first-degree robbery. According to an arrest report, 28-year-old Robin Denise Toole admitted acting as a lookout during a robbery at the Radio Shack at 4105 New Cut Road on June 13. Police believe Wallace Louis Jr., along with a co-conspirator, entered the store and fired a shot from a handgun in the process of stealing a large number of cell phones.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:24 pm
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