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1 hr ago | Wireless Design & Development

Cellphone Addiction an Increasingly Realistic Possibility

Women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men college students spend nearly eight, with excessive use posing potential risks for academic performance, according to a Baylor University study on cellphone activity published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions.

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Related Topix: Baylor University, Marketing, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

WorldCity: Red ink abounds among South Florida exports

Red ink for civilian aircraft, engines and parts, the leading export, down $400.19 million from the same six month period in 2013.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

'Fake democracy'? China tightens restrictions on Hong Kong election

Protesters wave their mobile phones during a rally, after China's legislature ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, in Hong Kong, Sunday, Aug. 31. China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society."

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15 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Intel's CEO Envisions A Future Where Wearables Don't Look Like...

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Fashion Week, Cell Phones, Electronics, Watches

18 hrs ago | CNET News.com

When Bluetooth speakers bank on features

With so many premium portable Bluetooth speakers offering good design, good audio and loud playback, companies have turned to unique functionality to stand out in the crowd.

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Related Topix: Speakers, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Wireless

22 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Will Guyatt, Gadget Guy - Why phones and baths don't mix

Who on earth is calling this late, and what could possibly be so urgent that it couldn't possibly wait for a more reasonable hour? Halfway through my bank holiday viewing of The Amazing Spiderman 2 I took a frantic phone call from my friend Mike.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

State Fair Visitors Eat Up Lots of Wireless Data

On top of corn dogs and fried cheese curds, visitors to the Minnesota State Fair are also eating up a lot of wireless data.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics

National Journal

Why One West Virginia Town Has Banned Cell Phones

Only four hours west of Washington, there is a town where cell phones and wireless Internet are outlawed.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Green Bank, WV, Astronomy, Science

SiliconValley.com

Wolverton: With wireless competition heating up, time to thank the FCC

It's time to give the regulators who oversee the wireless industry a big cheer -- and urge them to keep up the good work.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Wireless, Emerging Technology, World News, Germany, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Marketing

NorthJersey.com

New wireless phone store opens in Verona

During the grand opening of a new AT&T Wireless store at 148 Bloomfield Ave., Verona, a group of supporters posed for a selfie.

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Cell Phones, Electronics, AT&T Wireless

CNet News

T-Mobile Fined $819K by FCC for Cell Phone Issues With Hearing Aids

The fine was imposed because T-Mobile harmed consumers by not offering enough cell phone models that are compatible with hearing aids from 2009 to 2010, according to the FCC.

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Related Topix: T-Mobile, Audiology, Medicine, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cell Phones, Electronics, AT&T

The Star Online

Firefight erupts between militants and Philippine peacekeepers in Golan Heights

A firefight erupted on Saturday between a group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Islamist militants who were surrounding their position, the defence chief of the Philippines said.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Cell Phones, Electronics

Click2Houston

5 jump from boat after fire under Kemah Bridge

Aug. 29, 2014: Cellphone video obtained by Local 2 captured the moments a 50-foot boat was engulfed in flames with thick black smoke pouring into the air under the Kemah Bridge.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fox News

Teen idol's nude pic leaks

The 18 year old shared a nude vid on the app and it almost immediately went viral.

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Related Topix: Children TV, iCarly, Entertainment, Television, Jennette McCurdy, Cell Phones, Electronics

TwinCities

State Fairgoers eat up data, along with hot dogs and cheese curds

Minnesota's four biggest cell-phone carriers report that wireless-data use by smartphone-packing Fair attendees is up this year compared with data usage during the 2013 State Fair -- way, way up.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Foursquare, Watches, AT&T, Public Relations

Customer Interaction Solutions

Vortex VR Launches Mobile VR Solution at PAX Prime 2014

Vortex VR, Inc., an emergent leader in virtual reality technology, today announced the launch of VRTX I, a lightweight VR Mobile phone case and Head Mounted Display device with a 100A field of view, tailor-made for the new LG G3 Quad HD smartphone.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Cell Phones, Electronics, 3D Systems, Headphones, Inventions

Reuters

Sprint grabs lifeline with rural U.S. roaming deals

With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming program with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless carrier to cheaply increase its footprint.

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Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Verizon Communications

NorthJersey.com

'Micro site' antennas proposed to close cellphone coverage gaps in Ridgewood

Radio frequency engineer Glenn Pierson shows on a map the gap in data coverage for Verizon Wireless customers around North Monroe Street.

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Related Topix: Ridgewood, NJ, Wireless, Emerging Technology

South China Morning Post

'Closest thing China has to a presidential debate': face-off between two geeks over a mobile phone

Square-off between tech company owners over a new smartphone impresses audiences, some of whom compare it to a presidential debate The CEO of maverick smartphone maker Smartisan, Luo Yonghao, faced off with the founder of start-up Zealer, Wang Ziru, in an unprecedented online live debate on Wednesday evening.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Rafael Correa

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