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Archive From November 17, 2011

Y Combinator-Backed Vimessa Launches To Bring Free Video Voicemail To Every Device

TechCrunch - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vimessa is a free video voicemail app for the iPhone that allows consumers to send high-definition video messages to any mobile phone number or email address. And, unlike FaceTime, iMessage, MMS, and other video messaging services, the app works on all ...

Voicemail threat left at Allegan County Circuit Court, police say

Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By John Agar | The Grand Rapids Press ALLEGAN COUNTY – Police say a man with an upcoming Friend of Court hearing left a threatening voicemail at Allegan County Circuit Court this morning. Police asked the public's help in finding David Paul Russell, ...

Google Voice for Android updated with voicemail prefetch, mass texting

The Verge - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Voice can also now prefetch your voicemail, so you don't have to wait for the message to download before you can hear it, and you can check your voicemail even when you don't have service. There's an improved notification for incoming messages, too. ...

Murder victim's mother 'felt euphoria' at reaching voicemail

Irish Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
THE MOTHER of murder victim Milly Dowler, whose mobile telephone was hacked by the News of the World after she went missing, “felt euphoria” after she got through to her daughter's voicemail, the Leveson Inquiry into British press standards was told ...

Microsoft releases minor Windows Phone update to fix Exchange and voicemail bugs

LiveSide - ‎5 hours ago‎
Below is a description of the two issues the update addresses: Fixes an email issues related to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. With this fix, when you reply to or forward a message, the original message is now included in your response. ...

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 ...

Pastor threatened after sexual orientation protection vote

KFOR - ‎47 minutes ago‎
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fairview Baptist Church secretary Sue Sangster checks voicemail messages as soon as she gets to work in the morning. She was frightened by what she heard Wednesday, angry and threatening rhetoric. Caller: "I have committed homicide ...

Bombarded Aussies hang up the phone

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎20 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 ...

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 ...

Bay Area Web Designer Marissa Berger Presents Five Ways to Track the Success ...

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
2) Unique Phone Number: It is now easier to own multiple phone numbers with Google Voice, Vonage, etc. The same concept applies as with e-mail addresses; identify what is important to track and put those numbers (and the appropriate voicemail messages) ...

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 ...

Madison dad calls cops after call from "Elmo"

Janesville Gazette (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
By GAZETTE STAFF Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 8:08 pm MADISON—A Madison dad contacted police this week after he got a voice mail from a person Madison police say was trying to sound like “Elmo” from "Sesame Street." WISC-TV reports the caller, ...

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 ...

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

WHNT - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
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 ...

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. ...

Speech Modules Presents s-peach Automatic Speech Recognition Apps for ...

Sacramento Bee - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Speech Modules' cloud-based ASR engine can support other types of smartphones, feature phones, web phones, voicemail systems as well as many other transcription-based services." Speech Modules provides telecom operators, smartphone users, ...

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 ...

Phone hacking: Sun's former head of features sues News Corp execs

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
"In particular, he has never intercepted voicemail, email or text messages himself, or conspired with anybody else to intercept voicemail, email or text messages (whether expressly or implicitly), and has never received or used information that he knew ...

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 ...

Public awareness message: What can you do if someone is stalking, harassing ...

EMC Kingston - ‎9 hours ago‎
Keep letters, notes, voicemail messages, emails, texts, instant messages, and social media and internet posts. Give them to the police. If the harassment happens at school, report it to the school authorities, as well as to the police. ...

Marcus Bachmann In Dispute With Gay Rights Activist Over Unpaid Therapy Bill

Huffington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
Though Marcus Bachmann denies that his Christian counseling clinic practices so-called "pray away the gay" reparative therapy, one prominent LGBT activist feels otherwise -- and now, he says, he's got the voicemail messages to prove it. ...

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 ...

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. ...
Postal Service suspends post office closures Summit County Citizens Voice

Murdoch lawyer says phone hacking 'shameful'

Hindustan Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Rhodri Davies told a judge-led inquiry into British media practices that Murdoch's News International apologized "unreservedly" for eavesdropping on cell phone voice mail messages of celebrities, politicians and crime victims. ...

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 ...

Bank reporter gets front-seat view to mortgage mess

Bizjournals.com (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
I was checking voicemail, and received a message from a Pittsburgh, Penn., marketing professional that was unlike any I'd ever received. “I was told this is the number for a mortgage-modification emergency hotline,” said the caller, a Penny McCague. ...

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 ...

Police, News Corp. Question UK Hacking Total

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
s UK newspaper unit as people who may have requested illegal voice-mail intercepts. On Monday, Robert Jay, chief lawyer for a UK public inquiry into press standards, said Glenn Mulcaire, a private investigator jailed in 2007 for hacking phones, ...

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, ...

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. ...

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, ...

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 ...

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Chicago Reader - ‎20 hours ago‎
I got home on Monday night to find a voice mail from my landlord, Rudy (he's of eastern European descent). “Kate, I don't have your rent check, and I'm worried I lost it—you're always early. Will you call me, please?” As it happened, I'd run into some ...

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 ...

Report: Ousted SCLC members didn't take funds

CBS News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Neither a voicemail message nor an e-mail seeking comment from Howard's office were immediately returned. In a statement issued Wednesday, SCLC President Isaac Newton Farris Jr. said the report "concludes a fractious and unseemly chapter in our storied ...

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

Washington Post - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
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 ...

The Quick or the Dead?

Business 2 Community - ‎19 minutes ago‎
What are your expectations when it comes to response time? Do you expect an immediate call back from a voicemail left after “office hours”? How long after contacting someone via email? ...

Broadview's Cloud-based IP Communications Solution Increases Human Services ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Instead of being personally connected to an appropriate agency professional, consumers were often received by automated answering and voicemail. To overcome this operational challenge, HSI engaged Broadview Networks, a communications and cloud services ...

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 ...

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. ...

Galaxy Nexus a major Android upgrade

USA Today - ‎8 minutes ago‎
As with the iOS 5 on the iPhone, you can reveal notifications for such things as new e-mail messages or voicemail by swiping down from the top of the screen—unlike the iPhone you can dispense with the notifications you've read by flicking them to the ...

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 ...

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Cabinet.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
Recently we got a telephone voice mail message from a reader who wanted us to run a correction regarding her name, something we would have been happy to do. The caller spoke very quickly and we couldn't understand her last name. ...

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 ...

Unified communications – worth making the change?

SmartCompany.com.au - ‎20 hours ago‎
You'll also see features like direct-to-voicemail, voicemail-to-email, in addition to simple controls over how calls are routed. The best UC systems now integrate with Outlook, allowing staff to transfer, conference and divert using drag-and-drop. ...

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. ...

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, ...

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