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1 hr ago | 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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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

7 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

20 hrs ago | 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

Information Technology

Voxox Announces Multiple New Features of Its Virtual PBX Service 'Cloud Phone'

Voxox, the most comprehensive cloud-based rich communication service for consumers and businesses, today announced the latest release of the company's virtual focuses on popular telephony features for companies with one to 10 employees.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Science / Technology, VoIP

Iol.co.za

Swatch denies working with Apple

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has denied a media report saying it was working with technology company Apple on a smartwatch, a wearable device with interactive functions.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cell Phones, Electronics, iPhone

Reuters

LG Electronics beats second-quarter estimates as mobile division turns profit

LG Electronics Inc reported on Thursday its strongest quarterly profit in more than three years, beating analyst estimates thanks to a pickup in television sales and a turnaround in its mobile phone business.

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Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, TV, Cell Phones, Marketing

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.

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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.

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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.

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

NewsOK.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NBC12

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.

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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.

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

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