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Archive From November 16, 2011

Dowlers' hopes dashed by voicemail deception

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mr Sherborne said: “Mr and Mrs Dowler will tell you in their own words what it felt like in those moments when Sally, her mother, finally got through to her daughter's voicemail after persistent attempts had failed because the box was full, ...

Google Voice for Android Adds Group Messaging and Other Features

TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎
Which means it's time to whip out your phone, mosey on over to the market and update to the latest version of Google Voice. The latest version of the app adds a few nifty little features: Android users can now access their voicemail offline, ...

Voicemail blues

Livemint - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

5 Fees You Shouldn't Be Paying: A Taking Action Consumer Report

WHNT - ‎3 hours ago‎
Here's what Google Voice offers free of charge. - One Number: Make calls and send texts from your Google Voice number. - Cheap international calls: Make low-priced international calls directly from your phone. - Voicemail transcription: Voicemails are ...

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

DCist.com - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Greater Flexibility in Managing Voice Mail

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
AUCKLAND – 9 November 2011 – Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), today announced additions to its family of voice-messaging solutions that enable telecommunications services providers to host a greater number of services more efficiently and give mobile ...

Signs of broader hacking at Murdoch newspaper

Reuters - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
LONDON, Nov 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 ...

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

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

Want More Business? Answer Your Phone.

Business Insider - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

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. ...

Postal Service Public Forum Gives Community Members a Voice

MyWabashValley - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
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. ...
Petaluma postal closures set for review Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Letter: A 44-cent question Topeka Capital Journal

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 ...

Run off with no-ring circus

The Age - ‎4 hours ago‎
Social researcher Mark McCrindle says we've become a nation of screeners, with caller IDs and voicemail allowing us to be discerning about who we speak to and when we do it. ''What we know from our focus groups and anecdotally is those calls out of the ...

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 ...

UNC Wilmington holds classes, extra officers on duty after search for gunman ...

Washington Post - ‎16 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 ...

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

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

Phone hacking 'a cottage industry': At least 28 News International journalists ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
At least 28 journalists at the News International media group employed private detective Glenn Mulcaire to carry out more than 2200 illegal voicemail taps during seven years of eavesdropping on public figures. One journalist alone – referred to only as ...

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 ...

'Car-light' family keeps life simple

Daily Mail - Charleston - ‎12 hours ago‎
They have a land phone line, but no long distance service, caller ID or voicemail. They have an answering machine - remember those? What the family has gotten in return has been amazingly rewarding, Bisker and Patterson agree. The financial impetus for ...

News of the World reporter implicated in phone-hacking breaks his silence

New Statesman (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Thurlbeck was arrested in April on suspicion of conspiring to intercept voicemail messages. He was sacked in September and is currently pursuing a claim for unfair dismissal against News International. Suddenly, I was fighting for my professional life. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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, ...

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 ...

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, ...

Gospel digest - November 16, 2011

Independent Online (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
I patiently waited for her to pick up but I got to the strangest voice-mail message that I have ever heard. There was a woman singing about the love of God for what seemed like an eternity. Then came the beep. She could not have heard my message ...

Stop Distracting Me!

Forbes - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
The usual stuff: phone calls, voice mail, email, Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, Blackberries, interruptions from co-workers. We're all familiar with these. But there's a subtler and even more pervasive time-stealer in the workplace — our own ...

AVST Debuts AVST Mobile

UCStrategies - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
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 ...

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. ...

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

ChicagoNow - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

MP calls for explanation into phone hack claims

Luton Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
Mr Webb, a former Hertfordshire police officer who lives in Luton, was arrested back in 2007 along with a Herts police officer after Thames Valley detectives allegedly accessed Mr Webb's voicemail account. One of Mr Webb's messages is reported to have ...

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

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

Waukesha School District, Board Remain Silent on Ad Endorsing Governor

Patch.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
In a brief voicemail, Rajnicek said, “I stand by what I said and I'm obviously for the governor and everything he's done for education.” "School boards across Wisconsin, like the one Karin sits on, have been given the tools to save taxpayer dollars, ...

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, ...

Did Amazon Acquire Yap to Rival Siri?

Technology Review (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
OK, the logic was perhaps a bit more nuanced than that: Yap, it turns out, is a company known for it's voice-to-text voicemail transcriptions. "Voice-to-text? That's sort of what Siri does! I talk to her, and she writes down the things I say! ...

Carlos Rogers does 'The Cruz'

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
Carlos Rogers' phone blew up with voice mail and texts after his first career game with two interceptions. But the messages weren't all congratulatory, specifically the ones from his friends who play for the team the 49ers just beat 27-20. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

Simply Zesty - ‎Nov 14, 2011‎
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 ...

Study: Nothing Wrong With Workaholics

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Leaving a work voicemail at 10 pm? You might be a workaholic. No surprises there. But new research suggests that may not be a bad thing. A paper out of the Rouen Business School in France says workaholism – defined by work involvement, ...

The big gray dome is here

TheDay.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
Minutes later, I had a voicemail message from Norwich Public Utilities spokesman Mike Hughes saying the new digester lid has been inflated at the treatment plant. He wanted to let me know, because it would be quite visible. No kidding. ...

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 ...

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), ...

New eVoice iOS App Transforms iDevices Into Feature-Packed Phone Systems

PC Magazine - ‎19 hours ago‎
The new eVoice app transforms iDevices into phone systems packing a 24/7 auto attendant (to answer and route inbound calls), multiple extensions for employees (including intercom functionality), enhanced voice mail (with transcriptions and audio files ...
New eVoice Mobile App enables VoIP calling from Apple devices Middle East North Africa Financial Network

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

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