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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Nokia Q2 profit up 20 percent to $285 million

Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says second-quarter profit rose 20 percent to 213 million euros on the back of improved profitability of its key networks unit.


Related Topix: Wireless, Telecom, Nokia, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Investigation reveals big gap in cellphone privacy protection

Following an Action News investigation, a legal expert says more needs to be done to protect consumers when they exchange their cellphones.


KTIV-TV Sioux City

Fire Marshal: Electrical failure caused Newman Grove, NE house fire

An investigation from the State Fire Marshal's office concluded the fire started due to an electrical short in the garage and moved towards the house.


Related Topix: Fire, Newman Grove, NE, Cell Phones, Electronics

Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

AT&T posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.


Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT

The Globe and Mail

No facts please, it's cellphone policy

Sniffing political gain, the government targeted the industry with inflated or false accusations.


WBAL-TV Baltimore

Couple charged phone tax they didn't owe for years

A Cockeysville couple now looks very closely at theirs after finding that they were charged a tax for years that they didn't owe.


Related Topix: Cockeysville, MD, Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services

The New Zealand Herald

China's Xiaomi targets India in push for 100m phones

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi using his mobile phone. Chinese company Xiaomi is targeting India to boost its smartphone sales.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Flipkart, CPU, Science / Technology, World News, India, Internet

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Chesterfield Planning commission passes cell phone tower plan

According to Chesterfield County Planning Commission member Russell Gulley the proposal for Verizon's communication cell tower on Hull Street Road passed Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Chesterfield County, SC

USA Today

Microsoft profit stung by Nokia

Microsoft topped Wall Street estimates with a 17% jump in revenue but its profits took a 7% tumble, a casualty of Nokia's struggling cell phone business.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cell Phones, Electronics, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Computers

Bangkok Post

Drone caught smuggling phones into jail

A drone equipped with a video camera and two mobile phones were intercepted by guards at Khao Bin prison, widely known to have the best security protection system of all prisons in Thailand.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net income per share grew, but at a lower rate, to $1.01 per share from 78 cents per share.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Vodafone Group


A secure OTP banking channel for any mobile phone

Customers using online banking often complain that they are not receiving their One Time Passwords timeously, or feel frustrated when authentication systems fail to speedily deliver the required interaction that lets them continue transacting online.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

This is The West Country

Improved mobile phone users on Exmoor

MOBILE phone owners and users on Exmoor are set to benefit after improved mobile coverage was announced for England's National Parks.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PC World

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones

Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into "communication points" of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging.


Related Topix: WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, NaviSite


Need to know to get around the Century Crunch? Call 511

A cellphone- and Web-based traffic information service will offer a special feature this weekend to help steer motorists around a bridge-demolition project that will close a stretch of Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport, officials announced today.


Related Topix: Boulevard, CA

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Coeur d'Alene, ID, US News, US Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

Denver Post

Smartphones ruining dining out? Hardly, say industry pros

Customers snapping photos of food and dawdling on Facebook at meals have slowed table service by an hour over the last 10 years, an anonymous post on Craigslist's "rants & raves" section recently claimed.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Restaurant Management

CBS News

City gets a "No Cellphones" walking lane, for now

We've all run into them on crowded city sidewalks, often literally. Those oblivious individuals who stride down our shared urban walkways while talking or texting, often bumping into strangers, tripping over small children, or having close encounters with local wildlife .


Related Topix: National Geographic

Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests.


Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon, Marketing


Huntington residents asked to donate old cellphones to soldiers

Suffolk County Legis. William R. Spencer has teamed up with the nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers, and is asking Huntington residents to help troops call home by donating old cellphones.


Related Topix: Huntington, NY, Suffolk County, NY, Cell Phones, Electronics, Non-Profit, Centerport, NY