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Archive From November 04, 2011

News Corp hit hard by voicemail scandal

TheCelebrityCafe.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
News Corp is feeling the painful aftereffects of the voicemail hacking scandal which shut down its London tabloid. During the past summer, allegations arose of journalists for the News of the World tabloid eavesdropping on voicemail messages for a ...

Telus loses woman's voice mail messages

Vancouver Courier - ‎8 hours ago‎
Telus has been unable to retrieve Celena Benndorf's nearly 40 messages from her voice mail that were lost Oct. 16 when she and her telephone number moved from Kitsilano to Kensington-Cedar Cottage. "A lot of these were things like my mom singing to me, ...

A Star Turn in Housing Court, Then a Bit of a Letdown

New York Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
An Oscar-winning actress left a voice mail message hinting that she might make her debut in a courtroom drama on Thursday. The show would feature personal conversations with a New York judge and a sober confrontation with a menacing adversary. ...

MICHAEL LOHAN Arrest, Calls Real Housewive Kim G From Jail, Voicemail Audio Clip!

AstroChicks - ‎9 hours ago‎
Unfortunately, for Michael Lohan his BFF Kim G was not home but he did leave her a voicemail. What's strange, is Lohan is only allowed a collect call every other day. You can listen to Celebrity Magnet's exclusive audio here. ...

FBI: Tennessee man charged with threatening family of US House Majority Leader ...

Washington Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
A Tennessee man left profanity-laden voicemail messages at the office of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, using an anti-Semitic slur and threatening the Virginia congressman's family, federal authorities said Thursday. Glendon Llewellyn Swift, 62, ...

VoiceHub Launches Low-Cost Call Router with Speech Recognition

Destination CRM - ‎2 hours ago‎
The new VoiceHub service, which is set to launch in January, also offers voice prompts, call recording, call routing, voicemail, voicemail-to email transcription, fax, and custom greetings. Pricing will start at $25 a month for up to 1000 minutes and ...

"You are beneath contempt:" Bothwell voicemail to Dunn leads to fracas

Mountain Xpress - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
A public dispute has arisen over Asheville City Council member and congressional candidate Cecil Bothwell's angry voicemail to Joe Dunn, after the former Council member wrote a letter to the Asheville ...

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 ...

Hacking victims scheme opens as journalist held

AFP - ‎1 hour ago‎
He had covered the murder of teenager Milly Dowler, whose voicemail was hacked by the News of the World when she went missing. News International has refused to say how much it is prepared to pay out in compensation for phone hacking by a private ...

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 ...

New Arrest in U.K. Phone Hack Probe

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Separately, News International, the newspaper unit, officially opened a long-promised plan under which victims of the tabloid's voicemail interceptions can apply for compensation—an alternative to suing in court that the company is hoping potential ...

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 ...

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 ...

Scammers targeting smartphones, tablets

Fredericksburg.com (blog) - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
If someone suspects that they've received a bogus email or voice mail from their credit card or bank, they should call their bank's number, which he said they should already have programmed into their phone, or call the number on the back of their ...

'Apply' yourself: 11 awesome apps for your smart phone

KARE - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
"It'll just send a voicemail to someone, but it's more of a text message/voicemail kind of thing," busy financial advisor Josh Hawkins told us. The person you're trying to contact needs to have the app for it work. HeyTell allows you to bypass ...

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 ...

Greece referendum: Why Brussels won't give voters a voice

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
By Daily Mail Comment One fact emerges with stark clarity from the Greek debacle: the EU is pathologically opposed to democracy. Witness the apoplectic rage of eurozone leaders when the Greek prime minister announced he would submit his country's ...

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 ...

Looking For The Truth In Campaign Advertising? Presenting 'Message Machine'

NPR (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
In addition to TV and radio ads, they use web videos, Twitter and Facebook messages, e-mails and robocalls, the highly targeted voice messages that always seem to arrive when you're cooking dinner. To help you sort out the truth in the avalanche of ...

Broken Water Pipe Repaired On Cherry Avenue

WINA AM 1070 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The FBI says a Tennessee man has been arrested after leaving profane and threatening voice mail messages at the office of local Congressman Eric Cantor. A judge has ordered UVA and a conservative group to choose a mediator to handle their dispute over ...

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 ...

Am I Hacker Proof Free

Android Apps - ‎4 hours ago‎
COM to hack into people's voicemail. Hacking voicemail is the new thing and it is getting bigger and bigger everyday. If major corporations and government agencies can be hacked with all their money and resources, what makes you think that your small ...

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 ...

Apple's Siri 'voice assistant' turns silent as service crashes for hours

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Users found that Siri's usual chatty repartee was replaced by silence, or error messages saying that it could not connect to the network. When users use Siri, the phone has to connect to the network - the language-processing algorithms it uses require ...

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. ...

Preparing to join a mass Messiah

WalesOnline - ‎11 hours ago‎
Around 1000 voices will join forces this weekend for a scratch Messiah – and Karen Price will be among them. She joins the core chorus for rehearsals and discovers the challenges that lie ahead INSIDE a small rehearsal room ...

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 ...

Funding found to add deputies to Monterey County drug-gang task force

The Salinas Californian - ‎5 hours ago‎
The $2369759 award comes from the US Department of Justice and it will allow the Sheriff's Office to keep its combination drug-gang task going, Sheriff Scott Miller said in a voicemail message. "The illegal production, transportation, distribution and ...

Connected? It's your call

The Hindu - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
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. ...

What the back pages say: Terry calls in police over racist tape as Rooney is ...

Daily Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
By Sportsmail Reporter DAILY MAIL: John Terry was forced to call in the police to clear his name after a doctored recording of his voice uttering racist comments was posted on the internet. Also: Fabio Capello has told Wayne Rooney he will not be in ...

Romney Campaign Wades Further Into Iowa With Anti-Perry Tele-Town Hall

ABC News (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rick Perry is part of the illegal immigration problem,” Babeu said in a voicemail message to Iowans who did not pick up their phones when the automated phone calls were made. Those who did answer were able to listen in to a live meeting with the ...

Northern Calif. man pleads guilty to leaving threatening phone call on Sen ...

Washington 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 ...

BofA debit-card fees end, but questions persist

Portland Business Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Bank of America announced it would charge customers $5 a month to use its debit cards, Cebula changed her voicemail message to say that Albina had no such fee. Her volume of new accounts doubled in a month. Bank of America shelved the idea this ...

Say command: How voice recognition will change the world

SmartPlanet.com (blog) - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
... speech-to-speech translation (mobile) and spoken information (voicemail, YouTube video transcription). The most growth by far is in the voice input category, which required “a lot of work under the hood” to offer, Cohen said. ...

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 ...

Odd Future's Frank Ocean Readies Solo Takeover

RollingStone.com - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
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 ...

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 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 ...

Excerpt: A call home from the desert – arranged with ulterior motives

Globe and Mail - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Again it rang and rang until I got her voice mail and left a similar message … “Okay, Mr. Robert, you try again,” said Ahmed. I opted to try our home in Ottawa again and again struck out … Kidnapped Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler texted his wife ...

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. ...

Were the police hacking phones too?

Spectator.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
Actually, it might mean exactly that: "For if the Metropolitan Police believed in good faith that section 1(1) of RIPA did not criminalise listening to voicemail or reading email after they had been heard or read by the intended recipient, ...

What are the three critical success factors that ensure your b2b email ...

BtoB Magazine - ‎22 hours ago‎
Best practices dictate that the right mix of multiple media—calls, voicemail messages, email and direct mail—is required to improve results. For example, situations where outbound calling is critical include a complex buying landscape with C-level or ...

Epstein on Sandberg: 'No hard feelings whatsoever'

Chicago Tribune - ‎20 hours ago‎
Epstein said Thursday he left Sandberg a lengthy voice mail Wednesday in advance of the news release on Mike Quade's firing that ruled Sandberg out as a candidate. Sandberg returned the call after the news release came out and news of the alleged snub ...

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, ...

Lawyer defends decision to hold conference in Dubai

Globe and Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
He said he felt it was important for the IBA, with 45000 lawyer members worldwide, to use its voice to promote dialogue in non-democratic countries, as it did with its 2007 annual conference, held in Singapore. “It would be unfortunate if the IBA did ...

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Retirement Planning - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Company's services include local and long distance voice services, broadband Internet access, mobile voice and data, e-mail, voicemail, Web hosting, secure backup and file sharing, fax-to-e-mail, virtual private network, desktop security, ...

Phone-hack scandal claimed 5800 victims: police

AFP - ‎20 hours ago‎
Officers from Operation Weeting, the body set up to investigate the affair, believe that 5795 people may have had their voicemail messages intercepted, almost 2000 more than the previous figure of 3870 given at a government committee meeting in July. ...

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