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Archive From November 02, 2011

The Voicemail That Rang Around the World

Huffington Post - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
I had a voicemail. That morning, IBM had announced its acquisition of PWC Consulting, which was the largest acquisition in the history of IBM. I'd worked on one part of the PWC Consulting side of the deal. There was talk of some hotshot woman from IBM ...

Connected? It's your call

The Hindu - ‎6 hours ago‎
I leave a message on the home voicemail and her daughter says, “Call me on my mobile!” Some have to be met at Twitterville, others put out info on Facebook. E-mails get sent to Spam. Voice boxes don't take new messages, they are full. ...

Odd Future's Frank Ocean Readies Solo Takeover

RollingStone.com - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Frank Ocean's phone buzzes – it's an automated message urging him to set a voicemail password. He frowns, "Who uses voicemail?" In a few ways, the singer-songwriter is emblematic of his generation: At 23, he prefers texting to voicemail ...

Klausner Goes After Oracle Over Visual Voicemail Patent

Tom's Guide - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
Klausner Technologies, headed up by the man who claims to have invented the PDA and electronics organizer, has found the next target to sue for visual voicemail licensing fees: Oracle. Klausner says it has 25 patents in the US, Europe and Asia that ...

Video-Voicemail Technology Available for Sale at Upcoming ICAP Patent ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
While the sending party will normally use a conventional smart phone with digital camera, the receiving party may view video-voicemail images on a variety of devices including a mobile smart phone or a conventional PC or laptop connected to the ...

Video-Voicemail Patent for Smart Phones to be Sold by Osann IP Consulting at ...

Profitable.com - ‎Oct 25, 2011‎
While the sending party will normally use a conventional smart-phone with digital camera, the receiving party may view video-voicemail images on smart phones or a variety of devices with high-resolution displays including a conventional ...

Verizon lets FiOS subs access voicemail on TV

FierceCable - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS TV subscribers with its upgraded version of its Interactive Media Guide can now access voice mail from their digital phone service through the TV with a few clicks of a remote control. While Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), ...

How to Use Google Voice on Your iPhone or Android Smartphone

PCWorld - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Google Voice is an excellent app for streamlining phone calls, sending free text messages, and reading voicemail. Here's how to set it up. By Sarah Jacobsson Purewal, PCWorld Save money and minutes by using your phone's data plan for voice and video ...

Verizon Delivers Voicemail On FiOS TV

Multichannel News - ‎Oct 28, 2011‎
No cable companies currently offer voicemail on TV, though. Other features of FiOS Digital Voice include: text and e-mail notification for new voicemails; call forwarding to up to three numbers; call logs that list of recent incoming, outgoing and ...

ESI IP Server 900: IP-centric, IT-friendly

TMC Net - ‎3 hours ago‎
Standard Features: The ESI Communications Servers and the IP Server 900 support popular business telephony features and include a built-in voice mail and auto attendant capability as part of the Master Control Unit. IP Server 900 supports 32 voice ...

Is the Web Amplifying Consumers' Voices?

New York Times (blog) - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
First, Netflix dropped its plan to make customers have separate accounts for mail order and online movies. Now, Bank of America has reversed plans to charge a $5 monthly fee for some customers who use their debit cards to make purchases. ...

Killer left disturbing voicemail for detective

KXRM - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
El Paso County Sheriff's deputies have released more details about a shooting from Saturday that left one person dead, including a voicemail the alleged shooter left for a detective. Originally the Calhan, Colo. shooting was reported as a burglary that ...

HulloMail Smart Voicemail tackles phone hacking

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
By Techbyte HulloMail Smart Voicemail is a neat program that every business user should have on their phone. I've written about it before, but it's recently had new features added. To recap on the strengths of the core service: HulloMail takes voice ...

Store, Share and Access iPhone, Android or Blackberry Voicemail Anywhere with ...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎Oct 17, 2011‎
AP Source: Big East raises exit fee to $10 million 10.17.11 Now users can listen to voice mails or voice memos from any cell phone platform on any computer, using any browser. Voisso.com is a simple new solution for sharing and storing iPhone voicemail ...

Ooma Expands Free Home Phone Service into Canada

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The innovative Ooma Telo device plugs into a high-speed Internet connection and existing home phone to provide free phone calls and bundled features including voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and 911 service. After the initial purchase, customers pay ...

Ford system allows parents to block calls, texts

Victoria Times Colonist - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
When hooked up to SYNC, this new feature blocks incoming phone calls or text messages from a Bluetoothpaired mobile phone, diverting calls into voice mail and saving text messages on the device for viewing later. But unlike turning the phone off, ...
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Cincinnati Bell selects Ditech for voicemail-to-text service

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎Oct 10, 2011‎
US operator Cincinnati Bell has selected network equipment maker Ditech's PhoneTag service for voicemail-to-text services. The PhoneTag voice-to-text platform enables service providers to deliver messaging services to voicemail for consumer and ...

Hairstylist To Be Fined For Leaving Racist Voicemail With Client

Styleite - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
Now imagine that after your emergency dies down a little, you go to apologize to the stylist only to find that she's left you an incendiary and unapologetically racist voicemail demanding to know why you didn't show up in the first place. ...

Lessons on the future of work from the days before email

Computerworld (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
These days weren't that long ago -- I remember joining the strategy consultancy McKinsey & Company in the mid-90's, and spending my entire first day in our New York office getting trained in... voicemail. Yes, voicemail. With distributed teams working ...

Hugh Grant becomes a dad, but mother undisclosed

The Associated Press - ‎18 hours ago‎
Grant has said he suspects his cell phone voice mail messages were intercepted by journalists, and has campaigned for tighter regulation of the news industry. He has appeared regularly on television to denounce phone hacking by Rupert Murdoch's ...

No voice mail at City Hall?

Baltimore Sun (blog) - ‎Oct 29, 2011‎
I made the call after regular office hours because I work during the day, but it shouldn't have been a problem to leave a message, right? Wrong. Apparently, the mayor of this city of more than half a million people doesn't have voice mail. ...

A good Samaritan keeps life support on

WNEM Saginaw - ‎21 hours ago‎
Entertainment News from AP By Tia Ewing, TV5 Reporter - bio | email It was a voicemail Dawn Carpenter let us hear, "you must get your mother out of there, because the power will be cut off." A voicemail from Thumb Electric because she hasn't been able ...

Kevin Joseph O'Connell, San Rafael Man, Pleads Guilty To Barbara Boxer Death ...

Huffington Post - ‎Oct 25, 2011‎
Authorities say O'Connell threatened Boxer in a voicemail he left at her San Francisco office in July. He allegedly claimed he was being harassed by authorities and was in a dispute with his neighbors. San Rafael police have said the death threat ...

Top 3 Ways to Get Your Phone Calls Returned

BNET (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Most of the time we go into the bottomless pit of voice mail hell to be tortured by the digital demons therein. Here is how to get your phone call returned more often. There are no perfect strategies that guarantee 100% response; even the IRS auditors ...

News Corp. Lawyer Noted Hacking 'Culture' in 2008

Wall Street Journal - ‎19 hours ago‎
Senior executives at News Corp. long maintained that phone hacking was limited to one reporter, Clive Goodman, and a private detective, Glenn Mulcaire, on the paper's payroll; both were sentenced in 2007 after pleading guilty to illegal voice-mail ...

Mobistar introduces visual voice mail

The Drum - ‎Oct 27, 2011‎
Belgian mobile operator Mobistar is to offer its new visual voice mail service to all new iPhone customers from october 31 - with existing customers gaining access to the service in a staged roll out through to mid November. The service allows users to ...
Mobistar launches Visual Voice Mail Reuters (press release)

Google Voice Now Supports MMS Messaging [Google Voice Users Can Now Receive ...

TFTS (blog) - ‎Oct 14, 2011‎
With its latest feature update, Google Voice now includes MMS support for Sprint subscribers. Google Voice lets Google account users have a single point for receiving calls, handling SMS messages and voice mail. But network support is not always ...

Justice of the peace fined by court

Opelousas Daily World - ‎9 hours ago‎
"On January 11, 2011, the (judicial administrator's office) received a voice mail message from (LaGrange) stating that she was not going to be attending the hearing the following day because she was a patient at the Hope Center, which is a substance ...

iCall Goes Social with Free Video Calling, Messaging and Communications Hub ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Oct 18, 2011‎
They can also customize calling preferences, route and screen calls, and set up other free features, such as call recording and voicemail transcriptions. "With iCall, consumers can now enjoy a superior audio and video calling experience, with the added ...

Google Voice adds MMS support for Sprint subscribers

Fiercemobilecontent - ‎Oct 17, 2011‎
The Internet-based Google Voice promises free domestic calls, cheap rates for international calls, free text messaging to US numbers and voicemail transcription--the solution also includes push notifications to alert users of new voicemail or text ...

'Cramming' scam hides fees in landline bill

abc7.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
The overcharges come from third party billing companies for features like voicemail and call waiting. It's called "cramming." The scammers are making a lot of money by cramming, about $2 billion a year. Only about 5 percent of households that are ...

Guest voice: Kelly says Postal Service needs reforms

GoErie.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
The truth is that the USPS will lose a record $10 billion this year because the increasing use of electronic, paper-free technology has caused a permanent decline in mail usage. In fact, volume has dropped over 40 billion pieces since 2006. ...

Two people wounded in shooting at Wayne restaurant

NorthJersey.com - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
Voicemail messages could not be left because the restaurant's voicemail is full. A phone message left with Spylen Development of Oakland Inc., Casey O'Tooles parent corporation, was not returned. The two gunshot victims had been taken to the hospital ...

'Glee' Villain Grant Gustin Is Feeling Lucky

Billboard - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
In the middle of a show on a Thursday night in Arizona I got a voicemail from my manager saying "it's not urgent" and I thought "you're calling me at 8:30 on night, either I got it or I didn't." I called him back and found out I had it, then went back ...

Residents Relieved After County Defers Water Tower Project

Patch.com - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
Ayanna Chen had a missed call and voicemail waiting on her phone just after 11 am Monday, and the message was one she'd been waiting for since spring. The caller was Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The message was that a water tower was no ...

Ferrell, Galifianakis to portray NC pols

Southern Political Report - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ferrell plays an incumbent congressman who mistakenly leaves a voice-mail message to his girlfriend on someone else's phone and stirs up a challenge from Galfianakis. That actor's uncle, Nick Galifianakis, ran for the US Senate against Jesse Helms in ...

from my voicemail

clusterflock - ‎Oct 19, 2011‎
Uh, yes, my name is ————. My telephone number is ————. The purpose of my call is I'm listening to public radio, and, uh, they're talking about, uh, viral, uh, strains of, uh, birds. Uhhh, I was parked at Walmart, and a woman was feeding birds, ...

Ghost Sex At Ohio Haunted House Arouses Interest Of Paranormal Researchers (VIDEO)

Huffington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
"It would be interesting to know more about the house, especially [Carlisle's deceased sister], who supposedly left a voicemail message from the afterlife. However, I don't think that has anything to do with [the sex], but I do wonder how long it's ...

Bill Uhrich: Email reminds us that pain can be healed by power of forgiveness

Reading Eagle - ‎Oct 29, 2011‎
As a rule, we at the newspaper disregard anonymous letters or phone calls, but a two-minute, middle-of-the-night voice mail spewed so much venom about me and my viewpoint that I felt for the individual's sake, I need to write about it. ...

Don't Go to Voicemail

Forbes - ‎Oct 24, 2011‎
I never let a dreaded call go to voicemail.” “Oh, I always let those calls go to voicemail,” someone responded. “I need to gear up for them.” “Well, I think it's better to pick them up,” she answered. “I know I'm going to have to talk to this person, ...

FA and police must deliver swift verdicts on Suarez and Terry

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chelsea have done their bit with a statement condemning the chants and the majority of the club's fans should find their voice to drown out any repeats. It wouldn't hurt for Terry to condemn their chants, either; to grasp an opportunity to make a ...

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New Baltimore Voice Newspapers - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Voice welcomes calendar items from non-profit groups. Mail yours to Editor, The Voice, 51180 Bedford St., New Baltimore, MI 48047 or fax it to (586) 716-8918 or e-mail it to: editor@voicenews.com. 1-7 pm Nov. 3 at the Donor Center, 615 Pine St., ...

Clarence Telephone Company Selects Innovative Systems as new IPTV Middleware ...

TMC Net - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
“This decision allows us to tap into Innovative Systems' continued development of future video and voice services with exciting things to come including Click to Call from the TV and TV playback of Voice Mail messages. We appreciate their continued ...

Matthew Ryan continues to refine his voice

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
Rege Behe is a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review staff writer and can be reached at 412-320-7990, via e-mail or on Twitter. Relocating from Nashville to Beaver County might not seem like the most ideal move for a ...

Top 10 greetings on Hu Jintao's voice mail

MarketWatch (blog) - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
If this is Mr. Sarkozy, congratulations on the new baby. Please be advised that our office is unable at this time to respond to specific requests for details on our offer to purchase EFSF instruments, absent a detailed tender proposal. ...

Police knew in 2002 that Milly Dowler's phone had been hacked by the News of ...

Daily Mail - ‎Oct 20, 2011‎
Surrey Police Chief Constable Mark Rowley said a call made from the paper to the operation room leading the investigation in 2002 made it clear her voicemail had been accessed. But officers merely 'focused on retrieving any evidence the NotW had that ...

netMemo Plus Voice Rec. BLUE

Android Apps Appolicious - ‎5 hours ago‎
Record voice messages and send them by mail to yourself, or to a friend, with only two clicks! netMemo Plus lets you record up to 60 minutes! netMemo is for those moments on-the-go when you think of something but don't have time to write it down: start ...

The connectivity revolution

Washington Post (blog) - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
A cell phone connected to voice mail on the subway platform at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan. (Mario Tama - GETTY IMAGES) We noticed this interesting series of articles from the writers over at GigaOm Tuesday morning. ...

Google Voice returns to Apple's App Store after bug fix

Fiercemobilecontent - ‎Oct 24, 2011‎
The Internet-based Google Voice promises free domestic calls, cheap rates for international calls, free text messaging to US numbers and voicemail transcription--the solution also includes push notifications to alert users of new voicemail or text ...

NFT Answering Machine Message Causes Confusion

Patch.com - ‎Oct 21, 2011‎
A NFT representative stated in a voicemail message that the Neshaminy School District is sitting on $21 million of “uncommitted” personal funds. By Nicole Jenet Neshaminy taxpayers and parents held a press conference Thursday, October 20. ...

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