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Archive From November 09, 2011

Controversial New Website Spies on Voicemail, says PI

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
SpyDialer.com has launched a new free website that lets users eavesdrop on the outgoing voicemail message of cell phones to learn who the user of the phone is. The free cell phone search has ignited concern about its use. A controversial new website ...

YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus App Hits 3 Million Download Milestone

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
IRVINE, CA, Nov 09, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- YouMail announced today that the company's Visual Voicemail Plus application for mobile devices has surpassed the three million organic downloads milestone, and can boast having had 75 million ...

Unisys Manages Voice Mail for Telecom Services Providers

TMC Net - ‎2 hours ago‎
The company has expanded its family of voice-messaging solutions that also give mobile subscribers new options for reaching contacts and accessing their voice messages. Unisys has launched the VSE Model 412 server and new software-based solutions that ...

New Unisys Solutions Give Telecom Services Providers and Subscribers Greater ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
The software-based messaging solutions introduced today can run on all members of the Unisys VSE 400 Series family. They are: Unisys Visual Voicemail solutions, which enable a subscriber to listen directly to a voice message without having to go ...

I See Your Siri and Raise You a Yap: Amazon Quietly Snaps Up Speech ...

The Atlantic - ‎3 hours ago‎
Yap's consumer voicemail-to-text service had remained in private beta, but according to Charlotte's CLTBlog, the underlying intellectual property reached far beyond the beta app. Yap was founded by the Jablokov brothers, Igor and Victor, in 2006. ...

New Website Guards Your Privacy with a Second Phone Number That Keeps Your ...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Calls to MyShadowPhone numbers can be forwarded to any phone or can be sent directly to MyShadowPhone Voicemail. Also, MyShadowPhone comes with many features not offered on regular phone numbers such as: Call Blocking, an Hourly Call Forwarding ...

How to restore a deleted voice mail on the iPhone

CNET (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
When the iPhone originally launched, it brought with it a new way of doing voice mail. No longer did users have to dial a random number to listen to each voice mail played back, ...

Orange Vallee taps Amobee for mobile ad campaign

Telecompaper (subscription) - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
Orange's innovation centre, Orange Vallee, used a mobile advertising solution from US company Amobee to launch its On Voicefeed voicemail and messaging application. On Voicefeed facilitates contact management and communicaiton on any operator. ...
Orange Vallee to Use Amobee Platform MarketWatch (press release)

Pizza ambush trial: Court played chilling voicemail left after two soldiers ...

The Sun - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
A CHILLING message found on a mobile phone after two British soldiers were shot dead by terrorists said: "Have to say boys, you were cool," a court heard yesterday And another said: "There were a few dead all right. ...

Glencoe Blotter: Threatening Voicemail, Lexus Beaten with Golf Club, Tribune ...

Patch.com - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
... Phone Call — Glencoe police arrested a 20-year-old male at his home in the 2600 block of North Wayne Avenue, Chicago, after a Skokie Country Club coworker reported Oct. 6 that the Chicago man left a threatening message on the victim's voicemail. ...

James Murdoch to Face More Questioning by Lawmakers

New York Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mr. Silverleaf's memo was written at a time when top News International executives, including James Murdoch, were mulling over how to respond to Mr. Taylor's claim that his voice mail messages had been repeatedly hacked by the News of the World. ...

Brian Urlacher reflects on mom's death

ESPN - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
Brian Urlacher is amazed by the support he received from around the NFL after the passing of his mother earlier this season, and the Chicago Bears star said he hasn't canceled her cell phone so he can still hear her voice on her voice mail greeting. ...

Vishing and Smishing: How ID Thieves are Ruining Lives

Fox Business - ‎4 hours ago‎
Panicked at the thought of a stranger racking up huge purchases, you call the number which brings you to a voicemail from what sounds like a bank security department. You get another number to call along with a confirmation number on the recording. ...

Hearing to address Lansing's Collins Road mail processing center closing

Lansing State Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
Mid-Michigan residents can voice their concerns tonight about a controversial proposal to phase out Lansing's Collins Road mail processing center. The US Postal Service will conduct the public hearing at 7 pm at Harry Hill Conference Center, ...

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 ...

Crunchfund Invests In Youmail Video Messaging

Portfolio.com (blog) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Four years into the launch of the iPhone and its game-changing video camera, and visual voicemail is still far from ubiquitous. But that'll be changing soon, if YouMail has anything to say about it. YouMail already raised $12.5 ...
YouMail Adds Investor socalTech.com

News of the World followed Prince William after royal phone hacking probe began

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Photograph: Samir Hussein The News of the World's covert surveillance of Prince William was allegedly commissioned while the paper was under police scrutiny for hacking into voicemail messages of members of the royal household. ...

BT links up London Olympics venues with cloud voice network

ComputerworldUK - ‎2 hours ago‎
The cloud voice network provided is part of BT's role as the official communications services partner for London 2012. The hosted service allows London 2012 organisers to use converged communications by having their IP telephony, voicemail, ...

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 ...

Sales strategies for the holiday retail season

Globe and Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Remember to add the temporary change to your voice mail, website and any other place you post your hours. Remerchandise.The same layout makes people assume you've got all the same stuff. Move it around. Make new displays. It works and it is affordable. ...

Oly School District's voice mail system under repair

The Olympian - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
If you leave a voice mail message, it might not be delivered. Technology Operations folks are working on the issues, and are hoping to have the phone system fixed by the end of the day, according to district spokesman Ryan Betz.

Political nastiness goes viral in hours before polls open

Main Line - ‎21 hours ago‎
In the final hours before polls opened Tuesday, e-mails containing a link to an audio file of an expletive-laced voicemail left for Republican candidate Louis Barson in Bala Cynwyd-Merion Park's Ward 13 were being forwarded across the township. ...

News Corp opens compensation scheme for voicemail victims

Indiantelevision.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: US media conglomerate News Corp has announced that victims of voicemail interception by the News of the World (NotW) can apply for compensation in a new voluntary scheme. Arbitration expert and former High Court judge Sir Charles Gray has ...

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 ...

Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Apps Now Available in Brazil

Business Wire (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
“Consumers across Brazil and Latin America have experienced Nuance's voice capabilities through our Dragon Voicemail-to-Text services. And now we're bringing the power of Dragon directly to their iPhones with Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search” Brazil ...

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 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 ...

Voicemail System Down for Cabell School Board Office

WOWK - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
Anyone trying to leave a voicemail with the Cabell County Schools Central Office is going to have a difficult time. School officials said the voicemail system is experiencing a major outage at this time. While calls are still able to be received, ...

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, ...

Met asks Neville Thurlbeck to give evidence

The Independent - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The move represents a dramatic twist in Operation Weeting, the vast Metropolitan Police inquiry into voicemail interception at the now-defunct Sunday tabloid, suggesting that 11 months of investigation has led detectives to conclude that Mr Thurlbeck ...

Alan Mcgee Hacked By Tabloid Investigator

Contactmusic.com - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
"The joke to me is that in the period they are talking about, whoever had the pleasure to get into my voicemail would have just been faced with hour-long Courtney Love rambles from LA about her new songs at 5am UK time. I hope they enjoyed their hack ...

Dan Bostrom Supporter Leaves Racist Message for Ward 6 Opponent Bee Kevin Xiong

Examiner.com - ‎Nov 7, 2011‎
Bee Kevin Xiong, candidate for Saint Paul City Council Member in Ward 6, received a voicemail full of racist rants from a supporter of incumbent Dan Bostrom. Xiong, a long-time East Side Resident of Saint Paul, is running against the nearly 20 year ...

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, ...

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 ...

Kelly McClure of Great Falls missing since October 4th

KRTV Great Falls News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Robert tells us that Kelly left a voicemail message at Goodwill stating that she was going with Robert to Arizona for a family emergency, and would return on November 1st. She reportedly also told her boyfriend the same thing. Robert tells us that they ...

Sunday Sales, E-SPLOST IV Pass; Amos, Brown in APS Run-off

Atlanta Progressive News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Neither Brown nor Farmer immediately returned a voicemail seeking comment. Amos's campaign manager, Rev. Demetrius Prather, said that Brown was having dinner with his wife at the moment and would issue "Just got a call from Byron Amos asking for my ...

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 ...

"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 ...

GENBAND Developer Challenge Winner SaskTel IDnoodle Paves Way for Network ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
SaskTel offers a wide range of communications products and services including competitive voice, data, internet, entertainment, national security, messaging, cellular, wireless data and directory services. In addition, SaskTel International offers ...

Amobee and France Telecom Sign Mobile Advertising Partnership

TMC Net - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
This successful campaign involved the introduction of Orange Vallee's innovative voicemail and messaging application, On Voicefeed, by using Amobee's advanced mobile advertising solutions and services. This helped in the execution of a highly visible, ...

Messages: Cardboard discs carry voice of POW in Japan

Globe and Mail - ‎Nov 6, 2011‎
The voices of Canadian servicemen fade in and out, at times clear and booming, at others distant and muffled. But for their families, these scratchy, static-laden messages were the sound of hope. The men were prisoners captured during the Second World ...

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), ...

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 ...

Judge to Release Summary of Detective's Notes in British Phone-Hacking Scandal

New York Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sir Brian Leveson, the judge presiding over a public inquiry into the allegations that the tabloid illegally gained access to the voice mail messages of about 5800 people, released a seemingly technical document, titled “Approach to Evidence,” ...

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 ...

THE REAL STORY: Ohio To Supreme Court: Can You Hear Us Now?

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Independent Women's Voice was proud to play a role in Ohio on behalf of Issue 3. The substantial mail, phones, and targeted online advertising we rolled out over the last ten days in Ohio complemented well the extraordinary fieldwork done by thousands ...

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, ...

For Soldiers, the End of the Mail Means the End of the War

New York Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
There would be no ruck laden with mortar rounds, no ammo magazines with tracer rounds carefully interspersed, no disembodied voice on a radio. I first had this fantasy falling asleep to the sound of an AC-130 hitting Al Qaeda positions before dawn in ...

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