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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


Governments Around The World Not Thrilled By Microsoft's Layoffs

Just last week, Microsoft announced that they would be cutting as many as 18,000 jobs , most of which will be members of the Nokia cellphone division that Microsoft absorbed once they had bought the company .


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Gadgets

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Low-Cost and Free Cellphone Options for Seniors

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: What are the cheapest cellphone options available today to seniors living on a shoestring budget? I only need it for occasional calls.


Related Topix: AT&T, T-Mobile

Washington Times

Lois Lerner emails reveal gaping open-records loophole

The Lois G. Lerner emails released this month revealed a potentially huge loophole in federal open-records practices when an IRS tech staffer acknowledged that the agency doesn't regularly store - and never checks - instant message chats as official government records.


Related Topix: Tax

The Miami Herald

Coiled to charge

Having declared a moratorium on testing cellphone accessories, we made an exception for the new Une Bobine Stand, Sync and Charging Cable from FuseChicken.


Do the math before upgrading cellphone

Smart consumers know that when a sales pitch involves convoluted math, chances are it's not a good deal.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

ABC News

How the AP-NORC Center Poll Was Conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on finding a doctor and evaluating provider quality was conducted from May 27 to June 18 by NORC at the University of Chicago.


Related Topix: University of Chicago