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3 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

Yarriambiack Shire offers mobile phone black spot plea to Federal Government

YARRIAMBIACK Shire Council has ramped up its fight against mobile phone black spots with a plea to the Federal Government.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

7 hrs ago | Scared Monkeys

38 Year Old Dundee Mom Jennifer Huston Missing Since 7/24/14 Last Seen in Newberg, OR

The Dundee mother of two was last seen on Thursday around 6:10 pm while purchasing gas at a Circle K/76 gas station in Newberg, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Newberg, OR, Lexus LX 470, SUV, Lexus

11 hrs ago | Z100

Girl's Cell Phone Catches Fire While Under Her Pillow

I can't lie, I've fallen asleep with my phone tucked comfortably under my pillow.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

13 hrs ago | WHMI-FM Howell

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The incident disturbed land lines for numbers beginning with -223, which are most found in the western part of the county.

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17 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

$5,000 reward offered for information on woman missing 15 months

The family of a 60-year-old Pittsfield woman missing for more than a year has increased a reward for information that helps locate her to $5,000.

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22 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

Congress OKs unlocking phones from carriers

Sick of your wireless carrier but unwilling to give up your phone to make the switch? Pretty soon you'll have other options thanks to a bill just passed by Congress.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, AT&T, DMCA News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Cellphone "Unlocking" To Become Legal

Congress has passed a bill that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can - at least in some instances - be used on other carriers.

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Free Republic

Is this the world's first cell phone? Film from 1938 shows...

The mystery of how a woman could have been filmed while using a modern cell phone back in 1938 seems to have finally been solved.

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Business Opportunities Weblog

World's First Mobile Phone?

People have been trying to create a portable phone since Alexander Graham Bell first attempts.

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Lowell Sun

Mass. House OKs ban on robo-calls to cellphones

Mattapoisett Democrat Rep. William Straus said he first filed the bill last session because he noticed he was getting robo-calls and texts from businesses he had never heard of.

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Related Topix: Mattapoisett, MA, Marketing

Switched

Obama To Sign Bill Making It Legal To Unlock Your Cell Phone

JANUARY 23: Obsucred by guests' mobile phone cameras, U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks before taking questions during a reception for about 250 mayors from across the country in the East Room of the White House January 23, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Wireless, Emerging Technology

KHOU-TV Houston

Holy month of Ramadan is a big boon for retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the U.S. Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Religion, Islam, Fashion, DKNY, Designers, Fasting, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Congress restores right to unlock phones, choose carrier

Consumers will soon be able to unlock their cellphones thanks to final legislation that Congress passed Friday.

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Examiner.com

Cell phone explodes: Texas teen's Samsung phone catches fire under her pillow

A Texas teenager woke up in the middle of the night when she smelled something burning, but she wasn't sure exactly what it was.

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West Australian

US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking

US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Reward doubles in Prokopovitz case

Victoria Prokopovitz was last seen at her Pittsfield home in April of 2013. She left her purse at home, with her ID, money and cellphone.

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Great Bend Tribune

How to save hundreds on your family's cell phone bill

Over the last two decades, cell phones have gone from an expensive luxury to an absolute necessity - the latter definition, of course, coming from your kids.

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New York Daily News

'Dronies' may become new trend to replace selfies

A new phenomenon known as dronies, where people look at a quadcopter flying above them and wave, has gained popularity in the past three months.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Economist

Microsoft: Cloud lifting

NO ONE could mistake Satya Nadella for Steve Ballmer, his predecessor as Microsoft's boss.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Cell Phones, Computers

Asbury Park Press

Ocean Co. seniors fumbling with gadgets turn to teensOcean Co....

Ocean Co. teens show off their tech magic An Ocean County Library program in Toms River bridges the digital divide.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Toms River, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Beachwood, NJ

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