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Archive From November 06, 2011

News Corp hit hard by voicemail scandal

TheCelebrityCafe.com - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
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 ...

Vanity Fair - Voicemail Scandal Hits News Corp Where It Hurts

Contactmusic.com - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
The voicemail hacking scandal that shut down its News of the World tabloid in London has taken its toll on News Corp's bottom line. The media conglomerate on Wednesday said in an SEC filing that while total revenue rose to $7.96 billion, ...

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 ...

Michael Lohan: Cooling His Ass in Solitary Confinement, Trying to Call Kim ...

The Hollywood Gossip - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
She didn't actually answer the phone and let the call go to her voicemail. Probably wise. Mike is in solitary for his repeated harassment of ex Kate Major. “Kim has spoken with Michael who told her he was in a lot of pain,” said Kim's friend, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Text Messages, Call Records To Be Stored For Two Years

Channel 7 Daily News - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
Earlier this week at the Prime Minister's Press Conference - he testily refuted last week's headline story in The Reporter, which claimed that "all calls, voice mails and text messages would be intercepted and stored for a period of two years…voice ...

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 ...

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

New York Times - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
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. ...

"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 ...

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

Washington Post - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
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, ...

Telus loses woman's voice mail messages

Vancouver Courier - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
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, ...

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 ...

Vonderheid steps down as WB chamber leader

Citizens Voice - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
He also told another reporter in a voicemail Wednesday that he would remain with the chamber until the end of the year and possibly next year. Yet, a news release emailed after 3 pm Friday said Vonderheid had concluded his tenure as chamber ...

All posts tagged 'Samsung i500'

Wired (blog) - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
I never had a need for one, until I had gotten a voicemail from my now new employer who said, “I left you a voice mail and also sent you an email thinking you'd get it faster on your phone.” Do you know the feeling when your stomach drops out of your ...

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 ...

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 ...

Saving lives of young drivers: a new car you can't text message in

The Daily Telegraph - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
Aimed at improving youth driver safety, Ford's in-car system works by blocking incoming phone calls and text messages, diverting the calls to voicemail and saving text messages for viewing later. The MyKey "Do Not Disturb" features also allow the car ...

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 ...

VoiceHub Launches Low-Cost Call Router with Speech Recognition

Destination CRM - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
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 ...

Audit Notes: Citi's Slaps, College Is Cheap, Voicemail Interception ...

Columbia Journalism Review (blog) - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
The purpose of the program, called the Voicemail Interception Compensation Scheme, is to “progress good claims quickly to an award of compensation, not to get bogged down in complex legal arguments and speculative requests for disclosure of documents,” ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Welcome to Sunday: Drive-by insults for the movie critic

Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
I came in today to a voicemail message from a reader whose slurred voice sounded familiar — perhaps he's called before after a few or 10 beers — who was upset because I failed to give "Tower Heist" three stars. He said I only gave it 2 stars when, ...

News Corp : Compensation Scheme Opens for Voicemail Victims

4-traders (press release) - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
4 November 2011 - Victims of voicemail interception by the News of the World (NotW) can apply for compensation in a new voluntary scheme from today (Friday, November 4). Arbitration expert and former High Court judge Sir Charles Gray has agreed to act ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Senator Ciesla Mailer Blasts Point Beach Mayor for "Attacking" Boardwalk ...

Patch.com - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The voice mail recording at that home phone number has Ciesla's voice saying it is the home of Andy and Debra Ciesla. According to municipal records, the mercantile license is issued to Scott and Dave LLC, who are Scott Bassinder, current owner and ...

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)

Chasing Ed Lee

Mission Local - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Again, the message is that if I want to speak to anyone I need permission from the head of media communications. At this point, I've already called him twice today, emailed and even texted, per the request of his voicemail greeting message. ...

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, ...

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

NPR (blog) - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
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 ...

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. ...

Oakdale building volunteer ranks

Modesto Bee - ‎Nov 5, 2011‎
OAKDALE -- Residents soon could lodge a complaint about neighborhood nuisances and other code enforcement problems by leaving a voice mail with the city. Volunteers would retrieve the messages, call the residents for any missing ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Parents hear son's last words on voicemail after life support fails

Metro - ‎Oct 19, 2011‎
A distraught couple were left heartbroken when they awoke to listen to a voicemail message of their son's dying words – saying his life-support machine had broken down in a power cut. Gary and Val Proctor, of Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire were called by ...

Mystery photo for November 6, 2011

Lewiston Sun Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
If you can identify where this photo was taken, contact us at bmail@sunjournal.com or call 689-2896 and leave a voice mail with your answer, your name, town and phone number. Correct entries will be eligible for a drawing for a $10 Dunkin' Donuts gift ...

Yap Voicemail Dials In To The Deadpool

TechCrunch - ‎Oct 11, 2011‎
Learn More A reader tells us Yap Voicemail, a mobile voicemail transcription app for iPhone and Android phones, will soon be no more. Indeed, a message on the Yap Voicemail product page informs users that the service, which converts voicemails into ...

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 ...

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 ...

Restaurant owner has no success with plaque order

Allentown Morning Call - ‎15 hours ago‎
That's why I didn't hesitate when he asked me for my info to send me my plaque," Lambert said in an email. She said she tried contacting the company, but her emails were ignored and her phone calls went directly to voicemail, which was full and not ...

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