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Archive From November 15, 2011

Voicemail blues

Livemint - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Indians don't like to leave voice messages. Even on my cellphone I often find that people hang up when they reach my voicemail Our landline phone stopped working last week, so I asked a friend where I could buy a new instrument and which brand would he ...

Uniontown Voicemail: "You Can Come Here, Pick Up A Kilo"

DCist.com - ‎22 hours ago‎
But WTOP's Mark Segraves appears to have uncovered a nasty piece of fallout: while doing some reporting for a story on the charges, Segraves called the restaurant for comment, when he was greeted with a voicemail message stating that "you can come pick ...

Want More Business? Answer Your Phone.

Business Insider - ‎50 minutes ago‎
To reach a department that is closed and doesn't take voicemail, press 1. To be re-routed to the wrong department, press 2. For static over bad music while Google Voice screens your call and then drops it, just wait 10 seconds. To get the message that ...

Signs of broader hacking at Murdoch newspaper

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
15(Reuters) - Evidence is growing that hacking of both telephone voice mail and email was pursued by journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News of the World for years after the arrests of a private detective and reporter who worked for the weekly tabloid. ...

AirTouch HomeConneX X1500 for Home and Office Voice/Data Communications Is ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
In addition, to the functions of a landline phone, the X1500, with up to six cordless handsets, can receive text messages, voice mail alerts, and connect wirelessly to the internet. The HomeConneX X1500 includes a small, wireless portable base station ...

Murdoch Phone Hacking Scandal Widens

Forbes - ‎15 minutes ago‎
The point being repeatedly made is that reporters from the News of the World, and perhaps other Murdoch owned newspapers, were involved in hacking into the voice mail messages of various celebrities. Given that News International has admitted this ...

Home Based Entrepreneurs Cite Virtual Office Technology as Key to Success ...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
But using a home address or PO box, answering their own phones, and managing calls, messages and voicemail from home compromises privacy, ties up their time, and doesn't display an optimal professional image. An elegant solution to these drawbacks is a ...

Postal Service Public Forum Gives Community Members a Voice

MyWabashValley - ‎15 hours ago‎
zip code 72 miles away to Indianapolis, and mail with a "475..." zip code sent the 109 miles to Evansville. On Monday, nearly 90 Valley residents gathered at Ivy Tech's Oakley Auditorium to voice their opinion before any final decision is made. ...
Letter: A 44-cent question Topeka Capital Journal

Mr Webb says he want an explanation from Thames Valley Police

BBC News - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
The man who has spent years keeping people under surveillance said he firmly believes that police hacked his mobile phone. ...exactly how did Thames Valley Police get the core voicemail at the heart of this case...? ” He has spent 15 months pursuing a ...

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 ...

UNC Wilmington holds classes, gunman at large

The Associated Press - ‎4 hours ago‎
The school had issued alerts via email, text message, voicemail and on the university's website after the robbery. Those on campus were warned to find a secure location, lock doors and stay away from windows. Wilmington police used a helicopter and K-9 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Joe Frazier was better than Muhammad Ali, in and out of the ring

ChicagoNow - ‎5 hours ago‎
This was the late Joe Frazier's voicemail message. While the reference to Muhammad Ali is unmistakable, the dark, sadistic meaning behind the message is less apparent, so allow me to translate: I, Joe Frazier, am responsible for Muhammad Ali's ...

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. ...

Amazon acquires voice recognition firm

MacVideo.tv - ‎17 hours ago‎
Yap produced a voicemail transcription application for smartphones, but discontinued the service on Oct. 20. In September, Yap merged with Dion Acquisition Sub Inc., according to an SEC filing obtained by The Atlantic. The interesting thing about this ...

Words of thanks: City woman helps patients find voices in life

Scranton Times-Tribune - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
About five years have passed since the wife of one of Danielle Burrier's patients left a message on the voicemail in her office at Allied Services in Scranton. The woman's husband had cancer and underwent therapy at Allied, where Mrs. Burrier works as ...

SkillSoft Introduces New Courseware Series to Help Professionals Develop ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
The fourth course is The Voice of Leadership: The Power of Leadership Messaging. This course covers the leadership attributes that shape messages and explains how to establish and maintain your credibility as a leader. It also outlines the qualities ...

Yap Isn't Much Like Siri. So Why Does Amazon Want It?

Wired News - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
CLT Blog's Justin Ruckman decoded SEC filings to turn up an intriguing recent Amazon acquisition: Yap, a Charlotte-based speech-recognition startup best known for its recently shuttered voicemail transcription app and backend services ...

AVST Debuts AVST Mobile

UCStrategies - ‎19 hours ago‎
Those would include single number reach (ie calls to the user's desk phone are automatically forwarded to the mobile), single voicemail (as you might expect from a UM vendor), and mobile number protection; for number protection, all outbound mobile ...

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 ...

UNC Wilmington Holds Classes While Gunman Is At Large

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The school had issued alerts via email, text message, voicemail and on the university's website after the robbery. Those on campus were warned to find a secure location, lock doors and stay away from windows. Wilmington police used a helicopter and K-9 ...

Scam uses voice mail to scare up bank information

Fond du Lac Reporter - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
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. ...

Best apps you haven't heard of

WXIA-TV - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
A voicemail app called HeyTell allows you to send messages without having to text or even call a person. You talk into the app, and it sends your voice message. The Nike+running app tracks your every step, telling you how far you've gone and how fast ...

Baby Lisa Irwin missing: Parents' lawyer 'has evidence that proves they're ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 13, 2011‎
Friday, on another Fox News show, 'America Live with Megyn Kelly', Picerno said the FBI told him someone tried to access the voice mail and internet of the couple's phone at 3:17 and 3:32 am October 4. That effort happened between one-fifth and ...

QR Codes Given Their Most Creative Use Yet: Voicemail Gift Tags for Xmas

Simply Zesty - ‎22 hours ago‎
By scanning it, you can then record a personalised voice message for the person you're giving the gift to. Once you've that done, just stick the QR code onto the present and send it off. It's a nice idea and it adds a lot of personalisation that you ...

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 ...

Employee 'B' requested information from Mulcaire on 303 occasions, 'C' on 252 ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
Mulcaire was jailed with the News of the World's former royal editor Clive Goodman in January 2007 after they admitted intercepting voicemail messages left on phones belonging to members of the royal household. The inquiry heard that the investigator's ...

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 ...

Internet now working after network failure this morning

Eagle News - ‎16 hours ago‎
These systems include internet access , including access to Angel, Banner/Gulfline, webmail, email services and phone services, including access to voicemail, phone calls on campus. "We apologize for the disruption of service and assure you that we are ...

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, ...

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, ...

NBA, players battle, and the fans lose

The Desert Sun (blog) - ‎16 minutes ago‎
I have lost track of the number of times over the last two months I have heard people say to me (or e-mail me or leave me voice messages) that they don't care if the players in the NBA ever play another game. They are all rich, spoiled athletes who ...

Google Voice Review

Newspanel (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Basically, Google Voice is much like Gmail is in terms of voicemail and email. You do not have to sit and listen to voicemails in order taking a lot of time. Instead you can avoid listening to any message and have them converted to a text. ...

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. ...

Garrus Will Calibrate Your Voicemail... For A Price

Ve3d.com - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
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, ...

Electronic reminders could lead to better health care compliance

The Times and Democrat - ‎4 hours ago‎
Another 34 percent believed they could improve their routine of following doctors' instructions if they received reminders from their doctors via email, voice mail or texting with specific instructions to, for example, check blood sugar levels. ...

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 ...

MegaPath Hosted Voice Receives 2011 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Meeting the calling needs of businesses of all sizes, MegaPath's Hosted Voice is a high performance, lower cost alternative to traditional phone systems that offers flexible plans and advanced features including Remote Office and Voicemail as Email for ...

Sound ID Six headset works with EarPrint app for better sound

CNET - ‎17 hours ago‎
... improved voice recognition due to a VoiceMenu system, an ActiveConnect feature that can connect to two A2DP devices simultaneously, and a Smart Touch Surface that lets you access a variety of controls (volume, voice mail, voice dial, ...

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. ...

Mitsubishi Motors North America Looks to OneCommand to Fuel a National ...

Sacramento Bee - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
OneCommand's proven, web-based Relationship Performance Marketing Solutions enable customers to leverage the power of their voice through a multitude of channels, including voice messaging, text and mobile messaging, e-mail marketing, live call center ...

Man Who Threatened Sen. Barbara Boxer Sentenced

The San Francisco Appeal - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
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 ...
Man sentenced in Boxer death threat San Francisco Chronicle

James Murdoch Gets Grilled on Hacking

Wall Street Journal - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

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 Interactive Emergency Communications in Amerilert 4.0

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Through one intuitive interface, the cloud-based uAlert instantly and simultaneously sends multimodal alerts to mobile phones (via SMS text message), landline phones (via voice message), computer desktops (pop-up), e-mail accounts, PA systems, ...

A traffic stop, a cell phone, a court ruling

The Keene Sentinel - ‎27 minutes ago‎
First Amendment rights were preserved when a Goffstown District Court judge dismissed a charge of unlawful wiretapping against a Weare man who used his cell phone's voicemail to record a traffic stop by a police officer. Judge Edward Tenney cited a ...

Action Line: What to do when landlord fails to return rental deposits

San Jose Mercury News - ‎10 hours ago‎
During that time, he would call his landlord, send text messages, leave voice messages, but he would not receive a response. Finally, three months later (78 days, to be exact), he received his security deposit, but it was only $675. ...

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), ...

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