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Tuesday | Bizcommunity

Mobile billing goes nuts, but consumers can fight back

Notice anything funny about your cellular bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.

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

Tuesday | Daily Mail

Investors plough more than A 1m into Burrito Bond that pays 8%

Mexican restaurant chain Chilango has been inundated by investors clamouring for a slice of its business after founders released a Burrito Bond via crowdfunding site Crowdcube.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Emmy Advanced Media

A New Website Makes Sure You Never Stay at a Hotel With Bad Wi-Fi Again

Some business travelers may choose their hotels based on promises of free Internet connections, but that's practically useless when the service is spotty and the bandwidth is limited.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Video: Lovestruck boyfriend travels thousands of miles to surprise other half on her birthday

But Jack Harries pulled out ALL the stops when he travelled more than 10,000 miles across the globe to give his girlfriend Ella the birthday surprise of her life.

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Related Topix: Weird

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Mashable

Ranking Hotels by Whether the Wi-Fi Actually Works

Some business travelers may choose their hotels based on promises of free Internet connections, but that's practically useless when the service is spotty and the bandwidth is limited.

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Related Topix: New York, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Las Vegas, THQ, Las Vegas Travel, Video Games, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Iol.co.za

Love rats beware, mCouple will catch you

Anyone worried their husband or wife is having an affair can allay or confirm their worst fears with a new smartphone app.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Nerve News

App to expose cheating partners

Have a doubt that your husband is having an extramarital affair? Get this app and track every detail of his digital life.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Syria fights to free gas field from Islamic State

Using 23-mm heavy machine guns, forces of the Islamic State were able to chase government aircraft away from the Sha'er gas field in the Syrian desert east of Homs, anti-government activist Bybars Tillawi told McClatchy by Skype.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News, Activism

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WorthPlaying

Xbox One August System Update Adds Social And Mobile Features - Trailer

Xbox One is Microsoft's all-in-one gaming and entertainment system that puts you at the center of all your games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype.

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Related Topix: Turn 10, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Sky News

Crash Investigators Get Access To Conflict Zone

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have said they will allow safe access to the conflict zone so that international experts can visit the MH17 plane crash site.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Air Accidents,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Forbes.com

Singapore Startup Temasys Builds Next Generation Web Communication

Singapore start-up Temasys last month unveiled its Skyway platform-a combination of tools and infrastructure that will enable developers to swiftly embed Web Real Time Communication in browsers, applications, websites, and internet-connected devices.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Daily Mail

Frebbles gadget lets you squeeze partner's hand from other side of world

Wunderbar! Germany's World Cup heroes party into the night with their glamorous WAGs after Super Mario's dramatic late winner sparks wild celebrations for millions back home New mom becomes first to be charged with 'drug assault' of her newborn child under controversial Tennessee law after her daughter tested positive for meth at birth Eric Holder ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, Argentina

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Trinadad Express

E-Consult

Today, it is possible to receive specialist advice without ever having to leave your home as long as you have access to a computer with high speed internet access and a webcam.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dentistry

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Scenes From 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Were Directed Over Skype

" Dawn of the Planet of the Apes " swings into theaters this Friday along with some of the most state of the art motion capture visual effects.

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RedOrbit

Silent Circle Looks To Take On Skype, Offer...

International phone calls can be expensive but in recent years Voice Over IP have offered an affordable alternative.

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Related Topix: VoIP, Microsoft, Startups, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Light Reading

WebRTC: A Double-Edged Sword for Telcos

WebRTC is bringing a significant change in the communications landscape that will bridge the web and telephony worlds.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP, Programming Languages

CNET News.com

Google creates $100M fund to back European startups

Google is popping down the bureau de change and changing $100 million to euros to try and find the next Spotify or Skype.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, New York

Wed Jul 09, 2014

TMCnet

How signaling saps phone batteries - and what you can do about it

What do consumers know about the effects of signaling? We pay attention to our data plan costs - such as how many bytes of data we use for Skype calls, sending photos or watching YouTube videos.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Information Technology

ReportsnReports.com: Mobile Application Market in Western Europe to Grow at 29.94% CAGR by 2018

ReportsnReports.com offers "Mobile Application Market in Western Europe 2014-2018" research report in its store.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Seattle Times

How the national anthem has unfurled over the years

An undated handout photo of a first edition of "The Star-Spangled Banner." For its bicentennial year, musicologists have prepared a recital of the anthem in a manner Francis Scott Key might recognize - sung at a sprightly tempo.

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