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Archive From November 18, 2011

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

TechCrunch - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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 Leads to 1-Year Sentence

Patch.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
10 for violation a restraining order after he lefta voicemail on the phone of an ex-girlfriend who took out a protective order against him, according to police. Baker, 37, of 22 Keel Way, Hyannis was charged with violation of a protective order and ...

Voicemail threat left at Allegan County Circuit Court, police say

Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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, ...

Remarks From Officials, Voicemail Said To Be From DPW Causes #OccupySF To ...

The San Francisco Appeal - ‎18 hours ago‎
The speaker on the voicemail said the city was "going to declare the whole area a health disaster, and everybody's going to have to go." DPW spokeswoman Gloria Chan said the Department of Public Health declared the encampment a public health nuisance ...

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 - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
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 ...

Embattled Aurora officer gives Gale Norton a slice of strife over golf ball ...

The Aurora Sentinel - ‎3 hours ago‎
Norton didn't respond to voicemail and email messages this week. Sears did not respond to a message left at his police department voicemail or a message left with his lawyer. A spokeswoman for the city's golf department said the city's policy when golf ...

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

LiveSide - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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. ...

Caller leaves threatening messages for OKC minister

kjrh.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
He says recently someone left threatening messages his home church's voicemail. "I have committed homicide more than one time and in more than one state, and yet have not been caught nor charge. Think about that," said one of the messages. ...

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 ...

Asian food importer paying $400000 in back wages to 71 women denied jobs in ...

Washington Post - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
A voicemail message left for Nishimoto spokeswoman Lisa Tanaka hasn't been returned. Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

public voice and private man

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Photo: Daily Mail Peter Roebuck was much more than a sports commentator, writes Malcolm Knox. Vivian Richards said Peter Roebuck's personality was like ''a country house with fierce dogs outside'' - beautiful, unique, but well guarded. ...

AASTRA 400 MEETS INCREASING SMB DEMAND FOR UC

CFO World - ‎18 hours ago‎
New Aastra 400 communications servers dedicated for 4 - 600 users wanting to improve their responsiveness for customers and colleagues with one number access, Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and email notification of voicemail messages. ...

Open forum on closing Tacoma mail center draws large crowd

TheNewsTribune.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
A proposal to shift Tacoma's mail-processing center to Seattle brought nearly 100 people out Thursday night to voice their concerns to the US Postal Service. A proposal to shift Tacoma's mail-processing center to Seattle brought nearly 100 people out ...

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 ...

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich review: Cool, confident, chaotic

CNET - ‎18 hours ago‎
The drop-down menu lets you set the ringtone or send all calls to voice mail. Gone is the alphabet on the right-side rail, though if you touch the scroll bar while scrolling quickly through your contact list, you'll still be able to quickly skip ...

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 ...

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 ...

Unisys announces additions to family of voice-messaging solutions

TMC Net - ‎Nov 11, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

Want More Business? Answer Your Phone.

Business 2 Community - ‎3 hours ago‎
They can text me, email me and even direct connect me (sometimes they do all three at my instruction). Of course, because they are human, they are not perfect. But I bet on them because real people are a better bet than the losing game of voicemail. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Winning big

Weatherford Democrat - ‎4 hours ago‎
WEATHERFORD — When the phone rang and displayed unknown number on the caller identification, Britton Schweitzer allowed the call to go to voicemail. But when the owner of Weatherford Downtown Cafe checked his messages later that day, he realized it ...

Annoying Orange gets its own segment on Cartoon Network

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Annoying Orange, with its incessant nasal voice and childish pranks and puns, has drawn more than 850 million views on Youtube and has its own Youtube channel and website (http://annoyingoprange.com). Dane Boedigheimer uploaded the first episode of ...

What makes Siri so different? She gets you

CNNMoney - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
Google has been transcribing voicemail messages since 2009, and Microsoft baked similar technology into Windows Vista three years before that. So what's the big deal about Apple's new virtual personal assistant named Siri? In other words, Siri isn't ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

San Francisco Chronicle (press release) - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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) ...

BlackBerry Torch 9810 (T-Mobile)

CNET - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
It has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, a speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, smart dialing, conference calling, speed dial, visual voice mail, and text and multimedia messaging. You can combine all the messaging systems into a single universal inbox if you ...

Gupta, Barclays, NetJets, Toyota, Sandoz in Court News

BusinessWeek - ‎5 hours ago‎
Gary Naftalis, a lawyer for Gupta, didn't return a voice- mail message left at his office seeking comment about today's hearing. The cases are US v. Gupta, 11-cr-00907, and SEC v. Gupta, 11-cv-07566, US District Court, Southern District of New York ...

The hidden benefits of e-mail negotiations

Economic Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Since her return to Los Angeles, however, Ashley had responded only with brief text messages to the detailed questions and proposals Marcus had left on her voice mail. Believing texts to be an inferior way of communicating, Marcus ignored Ashley's ...

Fixing? Fixed!

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
... not yet had a meeting since it first gathered four months ago, that members have not been contacted since, and that a Corruption Hotline for players to call in the event of a brown paper bag emergency is unmanned - and goes straight to voicemail. ...

Readers' Voice: Nov. 18, 2011

Charleston Gazette - ‎20 hours ago‎
Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvo...@wvgazette.com. I think the Republican debates should be moved to the comedy channel. Talk about clowns. They should start a circus and go on the road. Hoppy is pushing Maloney to run again. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bombarded Aussies hang up the phone

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
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 ...

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, ...

BlackBerry Torch 9810 (T-Mobile)

CNET - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
It has Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, a speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, smart dialing, conference calling, speed dial, visual voice mail, and text and multimedia messaging. You can combine all the messaging systems into a single universal inbox if you ...

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

The Hidden Value of Unified Communications

CTO Edge - ‎1 hour ago‎
First, messages essentially stay on the platform you receive them; in other words, you are not able to seamlessly move between voicemail and email in the course of a single conversation. And second, this communication is generally not in real time. ...

Windows Phone 'Mango' upgrade rollout nears completion, gets update on top of it

BetaNews - ‎57 minutes ago‎
"Customers of Vodafone, Orange, and Deutsche Telekom in Europe will start seeing notifications for a new Windows Phone service release called 7740 that fixes an issue with new voice mail notifications not appearing for customers on some European and ...
New Updates for Windows Phone Users Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows (blog)

Phone hacking: Alan McGee says detail in NoW PI's notes is 'frightening'

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
However, McGee suspects that his voicemail messages were being intercepted long before 2005. He says he was "obviously hackable" in the late 1990s, when the Gallagher brothers or other Creation Records artists were rarely out of the papers. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Madison dad calls cops after call from "Elmo"

Janesville Gazette (blog) - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
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, ...

News of the World staff 'may have continued hacking phones' even after royal ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
A lawyer for News International told the Leveson Inquiry into press standards 'lessons were learned' when the Sunday tabloid's royal editor, Clive Goodman, received a prison sentence for intercepting royal aides' voicemail messages in 2007. ...

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, ...

Phone-hacking victims must not launch 'witch-hunt', says News International

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jeremy Reed, for the claimants, said the computer contained 76 digital recordings, although he conceded it was not clear whether they might include hacked voicemail messages. Jeremy Reed QC said Evans's computer was "the only computer that hasn't been ...

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 ...

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