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Archive From November 11, 2011

Unisys announces additions to family of voice-messaging solutions

TMC Net - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nov 11, 2011 (Datamonitor via COMTEX) -- Unisys Corporation has announced additions to its family of voice-messaging solutions that enable telecommunications services providers to host a greater number of services and give mobile subscribers new ...

Send a Voicemail Greeting and Say Thank You to a Soldier This Holiday Season

Sacramento Bee - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
9, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- CanaryVoice is commemorating Veterans Day with the launch of “Voices of Gratitude,” a campaign to collect voice messages phoned in by the public to thank members of the US Armed Services for their dedication and service to ...

Scam uses voice mail to scare up bank information

Fond du Lac Reporter - ‎7 hours ago‎
WAUPUN — The latest phone scam involves bogus voice mail messages used to scare consumers into providing account information. Several Wisconsin banks and credit unions have reported a new "vishing" scam in southeastern Wisconsin. ...

Amazon Buys Yap, Joining Apple, Google in Speech Recognition

eWeek - ‎7 hours ago‎
Yap Voicemail was a voicemail transcription application for devices based on Apple iOS and Google's Android platforms, according to CLTBlog, which unearthed the acquisition after learning that the service was being shuttered. Yap Voicemail went silent ...

Man Who Threatened Sen. Barbara Boxer Sentenced

The San Francisco Appeal - ‎4 hours ago‎
San Rafael police received a report earlier that week about threatening messages that were left on Boxer's office's voicemail. The messages consisted of death threats and were left after business hours the week of July 10, San Rafael police Sgt. Lisa ...

Garrus Will Calibrate Your Voicemail... For A Price

Ve3d.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
One of the cooler prizes involves Garrus's voice actor crafting a voice mail message for you. We're not going to lie here … this is pretty much one of the coolest things ever. Brandon Keener, whom you may know as the voice actor for Garrus Vakarian, ...

Controversial New Website Spies on Voicemail, says PI

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
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 ...

OC software has 3 millionth download

OCRegister - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
YouMail CEO Alex Quilici said the latest round of financing will allow the company to roll out new, enhanced telecommunication services and accelerate growth of Visual Voicemail Plus, which has become the company primary product. ...

YouMail Visual Voicemail Plus hits 3 million download, gets fresh cash from ...

IntoMobile - ‎7 hours ago‎
According to the company's CEO Alex Quilici, the new cash will be used to roll out “several new, enhanced telecommunication services,” and to support and accelerate growth of Visual Voicemail Plus. Moreover, the funding will assist in leveraging the ...

Unisys Manages Voice Mail for Telecom Services Providers

TMC Net - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
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 ...

PR Newswire (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 ...

Public voices concerns over closing Topeka postal facility

Topeka Capital Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
Christy A. Caldwell, vice president of government relations for the Topeka Chamber, speaks during a public hearing Thursday on the US Postal Services proposal to move mail processing operations from the Topeka Processing and Distribution Facility into ...

James Murdoch Gets Grilled on Hacking

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 hours ago‎
In his second appearance this year before a parliamentary committee probing hacking, Mr. Murdoch on Thursday deflected suggestions that he bungled the company's management of the scandal over the UK newspaper's illegal interception of voice-mail ...

Sun sales weather hacking storm against a climate of overall decline

The Guardian (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
There is no evidence to suggest that phone hacking has affected The Sun's sales since the 4 July revelation about its sister paper, the News of the World, having intercepted Milly Dowler's voicemail messages. In June, the paper sold an average of ...

How to restore a deleted voice mail on the iPhone

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
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, ...

Getting off the hamster wheel takes some planning

Globe and Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
Similarly, save time – and frustration – by providing an exact voice mail message every day, indicating the best time to reach you. In a world of e-mail, he frets that relationships are atrophying. Use your 20 per cent time to reinvigorate your ...

One of HEA's own gets The Call from Harlequin

USA Today - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
So I left her a voice mail message expressing my excitement and promising to be in touch once I was back. A week later, I made The Call and officially welcomed Kathy into the Superromance family. We are thrilled to be publishing The Other Soldier in ...

Racist Phone Calls for Hmong City Council Candidate in Minnesota

ColorLines magazine - ‎20 hours ago‎
Recently, Xiong got a racist and hateful voice mail from a resident that lives in his district. “You are Hmong, and I don't understand why you people think you can take the state of Minnesota over like this,” the angry caller said. ...

New Westminster school trustee Brent Atkinson denies "character assassination ...

The Record (New Westminster) - ‎22 hours ago‎
When Brent Atkinson got home from work Wednesday night, he was surprised to receive a blistering voice mail from Voice New Westminster school board candidate MaryAnn Mortensen. Atkinson said that in the voice ...

Hullomail introduces anti-hacking mobile solution

Techwatch - ‎21 hours ago‎
Blackberry users can now enjoy protection against voicemail hacking thanks to new software just announced by specialist voice messaging company Hullomail. SmartVoicemail for Blackberry smartphones allows users to block all “call-in access” to ...

Remains of the Day: Voice concerns

PC Advisor - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
Amazon has picked up Yap, a company that had previously produced an iOS and Android app that provided transcription of voicemail (à la Google Voice). Why does Amazon want a firm that specializes in digital speech-to-text processing? ...

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. ...

Tecnotree urges African operators to improve efficiency through consolidating ...

4-traders (press release) - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
Telecom IT solutions provider Tecnotree Corporation is calling for African operators to draw on the successes of their European counterparts, as it announces two new contracts for the Tecnotree AgilityTM Consolidated Voicemail solution*. ...

Aastra Hit SMB Ground Running

ChannelNews - ‎11 hours ago‎
It also boosts productivity with group voicemail boxes, instant messaging (IM), presence management and conference call capabilities. Basic handsets costs as little as $100, although the high end IP handsets will cost more. For multi-site networking, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ford set to launch teen phone block

The Province - ‎8 hours ago‎
When hooked up to the voice controlled SYNC system, incoming phone calls are diverted into voice mail and text messages saved to the device for viewing later. Drivers can still make voice-activated outgoing phone calls and the SYNC 911 Assist feature ...

The UK voice of Siri is revealed

TG Daily - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
He could become as famous as the faceless man who used to greet us with the message "You've got mail." The iconic male voice that became a symbol of America Online came from a person by the name of Elwood Edwards. You probably never knew that, ...

Mayor Ness Accused of Illegal Robo Calls

Northland's NewsCenter - ‎18 hours ago‎
This is a part of the voice mail from Tuesday morning. "Morning, this is Mayor Don Ness with a reminder to vote today. Please vote yes on the Parks referendum. Our parks are in desperate need of attention and this vote will make a difference. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Wireless For Hope offers cell phones free to qualified individuals

Charleston Gazette - ‎19 hours ago‎
The phones come with free caller ID, voicemail, call-waiting, long distance, text messaging and free 911 emergency calls. To qualify, one household member must certify that they receive at least one of the following government assistance programs: Food ...

Community Voice: How to address a card to a widow; are emailed thank yous OK?

News Sentinel - ‎18 minutes ago‎
A. E-mail thank you notes are very informal and they are better than nothing, but a thank you should be in keeping with how an invitation was issued. For instance, if you receive an e-vite or a phone invitation to join friends for a last minute, ...

PUBLIC NOTICE YOU HAVE A VOICE IN AIR POLLUTION CONTROL IN ARIZONA

White Mountain Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Comments should be directed to: Balaji Vaidyanathan, Air Quality Permits Section Manager, ADEQ, 1110 West Washington Street, 3415A-1, Phoenix, AZ 85007 or via e-mail at bv1@azdeq.gov. ADEQ will consider all comments received in making a final decision ...

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 ...

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

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

Vishing and Smishing: How ID Thieves are Ruining Lives

Fox Business - ‎21 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. ...

South Africa vs. Australia, Day 2: murder on the grassy knoll

Daily Maverick - ‎12 hours ago‎
During a day when voicemail messages lasted longer than some batsmen at the crease, PAUL BERKOWITZ tried to make sense of it all. What exactly happened at Newlands on Thursday? More accurately, why did the bizarre events of the day unfold as they did? ...

MICHAEL LOHAN Arrest, Calls Real Housewive Kim G From Jail, Phone Voicemail ...

AstroChicks - ‎Nov 4, 2011‎
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. ...

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, ...

Credit Suisse, BAT, Formula One, Primary Global in Court News

BusinessWeek - ‎12 hours ago‎
Fleishman's lawyer, Ethan Balogh, didn't return a voice- mail message left at his office seeking comment. The case is US v. Nguyen, 11-cr-32, US District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan). Three former directors of DHB Industries Inc. ...

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

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 ...

Jennette McCurdy Accidentally Reveals Ariana Grande's Phone Number – Thousands ...

Nickutopia - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
Unfortunately, the call went to voicemail and, well, Jennette forgot to mute some important numbers. Oh my goodness… @JennetteMcCurdy!!!! I love so much but did you call me during your live chat & it went to voicemail & read my # allowed? ...

Possible mail processing center closure

KSNT - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
The public will have a chance Thursday evening to voice opinions regarding the possible closure of the north Topeka mail processing center. Service for postal customers would be delayed and many fear they might lose their jobs if the mail processing ...

Metropolitan Urological has failed to pay big tax bills

STLtoday.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Morris, who left the medical practice this fall, returned phone calls placed to one of his residences by leaving a voicemail message that said he was "out of state," without saying exactly where. "I have a lot to tell regarding health care and other ...

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.

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)

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