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1 hr ago | West Australian

America Movil asset sale should be across the board - Slim

America Movil, Latin America's biggest telecoms company, will move quickly to put an "attractive" cross-section of the company up for sale as it sheds assets to escape tougher regulation of the phone and broadcasting markets in Mexico, billionaire owner Carlos Slim said.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, Telekom Austria AG, Telecom, World News, Mexico, Cell Phones, Electronics

5 hrs ago | Times Record News

Senate panel advances bill to let consumers unlock cellphones

Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.


9 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

Couple, dog plucked from beach at Eatonville

A Cormorant helicopter from CFB Greenwood plucked a couple and their dog from the beach at Cape Chignecto Park on Thursday night.


12 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Dress your cell phone in summery covers by Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer

Hold the phone! You're dressed for summer, so why isn't your cell phone wearing something colorful and fun, too? Here are three fabulously fresh summer cell phone covers that are in stores now.


Related Topix: Apparel, kate spade, Cell Phones, Electronics

Thu Jul 10, 2014

West Australian

Digital warriors battle to get African games on phones

Safari the warrior crouches in the bush - a digitised heroine from the new mobile phone game "Afro Fighters" that its Nigerian creator hopes will soon rival the likes of Clash of Clans or Angry Birds on the world's handsets.


Related Topix: Electronics, Cell Phones, Nigeria, Africa, World News, Rovio Mobile, iPod touchiPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, Clash of Clans, Nintendo, iPhone and iPad App, Video Games, Angry Birds, DARK, Kalypso

'Wiping' Android Cellphones May Not Really Get Rid of Data

What's the most embarrassing information you've captured, then deleted, on your phone? Before you sell it and move on to the next version, know this: your blush-inducing selfies may live on even if you try to "wipe" your phone.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

Maasai Warriors: Caught Between Spears and Cellphones

Philip Kisaikae and another Maasai warrior swap email addresses with Juan Carlos Vera, who attended this summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festival.


Related Topix: Watches


Historic markers to greet Civil War buffs in Selma

History buffs who come to Selma next April will be treated to something special - interactive history markers allowing them to use their cellular phones to learn more about one of the final battles of the Civil War.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

News Times

Proposed bill to regulate NYC costumed characters

In this April 9, 2013 file photo, a Super Mario character, left, uses a woman's mobile phone camera to photograph her with a pair of Elmo characters in New York's Times Square.


ABC News

WA mobile phone customers' expectations exceed capability, says Telstra boss

Mobile phone customers in WA have expectations of network coverage that "far exceed" what is possible, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Telstra Corporation, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, TelstraClear, Electronics

O'Grady's PowerPage

TSA to require closer look at cell phones, notebooks on U.S.-bound...

The TSA's going to want to take a closer look at your iPhone and notebooks on U.S.-bound flights.


Related Topix: US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Laptops/Notebooks, Cell Phones, Electronics, iPhone

Wed Jul 09, 2014


12 wacky smartphone cases

Hold hands with this case by Dokkiri , which may seem a little creepy but is perhaps comforting if you're feeling lonely.


Related Topix: Instagram, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone


California prison dog finds 1,000th cell phone

A dog based in a Vacaville prison has proven to have a great nose for a common piece of contraband: the smuggled cell phone.


Related Topix: Vacaville, CA, Brea, CA, Bluetooth


LG's G Watch is Serviceable, but No Standout

Buying a smartwatch means adding yet another gadget to the arsenal of devices you already use on a daily basis.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics


Study: Cellphone breaks make your employees more productive

It's probably best to encourage your employees to keep their cellphones by their side during work hours, according to a recent study.


Related Topix: Kansas State University

Maldonandburnham Standard

Maldon's MP has brought up the district's poor mobile phone coverage at the House of Commons.

The company had there was a problem with one of its sites and would look at it as a "matter of priority."


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics


NSW prison extends trial to jam phones

The 12-month trial at the Lithgow Correctional Centre has stopped inmates using mobiles to organise crime and will now continue until the end of September.


Related Topix: Prison, Australia, World News, Cell Phones, Electronics

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

America Movil to Break Up Mexico Unit Amid Regulator Demands

America Movil SAB plans to break up its Mexican business, bending to new antitrust rules that threatened profit-crushing restrictions if billionaire Carlos Slim's communications giant remained dominant.


Related Topix: Carlos Slim Helu, Cell Phones, Electronics, World News, Mexico, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Business News

1 in 5 Canadian homes only use cellphones and have ditched landlines

One in five Canadian households use cellphones as their only form of telephone service.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News


Lost cellphone returned after 6,400-mile trip in grain shipment

Oklahoma farmer Kevin Whitney thought his iPhone was lost for good when it fell into a grain elevator last year.


Related Topix: Convent, LA, World News, Japan, Weird