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Archive From November 20, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich Visual Voicemail missing in action, Google responds

SlashGear - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
Of course there are still options to get visual voicemail with 3rd party apps, but what's come up missing in this out of the box experience with Ice Cream Sandwich is a pre-installed visual voicemail experience. After reaching out to Google on the ...

Dowlers To Appear At Hacking Inquiry

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bob and Sally Dowler are expected to speak about how a private investigator gave them false hope by deleting voicemail messages from their daughter's mobile phone when she went missing in 2002. Solicitor Mark Lewis said the family want to make sure ...

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 ...

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

The San Francisco Appeal - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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. ...

Man police say left a voicemail with the Allegan Circuit Court charged with ...

HollandSentinel.com - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
A jail officer said Allegan County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Larsen said a message was left early Thursday in the court's generic voice mailbox with threats of violence and “bloodspill.” Several people picked up the message and police were notified. ...

Voicemail Leads to 1-Year Sentence

Patch.com - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
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 ...

Ice Cream Sandwich has visual voicemail API, no built-in app

The Verge - ‎Nov 19, 2011‎
One welcome new feature of Ice Cream sandwich is the integrated visual voicemail system, but Google isn't providing a built-in app taking advantage of it. Visual voicemail is carrier dependent, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Postal workers voice opposition to Industry consolidation plans at Diamond Bar ...

San Gabriel Valley Tribune - ‎Nov 19, 2011‎
Terry Stoller, president of the California Area Local APWU, speaks out Thursday against the US Postal Service's proposed closure of the Industry mail processing and distribution center at a town hall meeting in Diamond Bar. ...

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 ...

MobileTechRoundup podcast episode 253: Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet

GigaOm - ‎1 hour ago‎
CONTACT US: Email us or leave us a voicemail on our SkypeLine! Notify me of follow-up comments via email. @edmundohillary we just finished recording this week's MoTR podcast ad I'm mixing it now. Should be live in 45 minutes or less. ...

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 ...

Why Do I Have a Smartphone If I Don't Want to Talk to Anyone?

Huffington Post (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
He gets his voicemail. He leaves a message. A minute later, my friend gets a text saying, "What's up?" So my friend calls back and again he gets the voicemail, and then another text. The other day I was scheduled to have lunch with a friend and I ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

A toast and a tear: Salute to Dad, the Marines

Arizona Republic - ‎18 hours ago‎
It is just before 8 am on the first of this month and I am listening to my voicemail at work. The first message is from a reader who likes my Sunday column, bless her heart, and the next from a public-relations person pitching me a story about ...

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, ...

CommerceTel Sets a Precedence for Mobile Advertising (MFON, VRNG, VELT, LNCM)

SmallCap Network - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
Once in the Primatech Paper phone system, viewers could access secret codes leading to related web links, leaked extensions to characters, selected character's voicemail, and exclusive audio content. Of course 'Fan and Brand' loyalty soared. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Police search for caller violently threatening church

KFOR - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
EDMOND, Okla. -- Wednesday morning staff members at Fairview Baptist Church were shocked by threatening voicemail messages left by a mystery caller. Here is one of those messages: Caller: "The Baptist religion is not recognized by Christ. ...

Suit in vast refi case wends through court | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-11-20

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎10 hours ago‎
Dillworth, who did not respond to several voice mail messages, is trying to capitalize on what he called a "smoking-gun" e-mail exchange on June 8, 2006, among a top executive of Ginn's development company, an outside lawyer for that company, ...

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 ...

All the Things You Need to Know to Get Started with Your New iPhone 4S

Lifehacker - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
Finally, if you want to check your Voicemail then tap the Voicemail button at the right of bottom black bar. If you have any new voicemails, you'll see them listed. Just tap them to start playing. Making a video call with Facetime is very simple, ...

Anita Perks: Cadbury's Flake advert singer dies, aged 61

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Mail On Sunday Reporter The woman who sang the original jingle for the racy Cadbury Flake adverts has died. Anita Perks, 61, provided the sultry tones in the iconic Seventies ads. Her rasping voice can be heard singing the lyrics 'only the ...

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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

SitRep: Casualties Everywhere In College Football After Week 12

SB Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
This week, due to a complete breakdown of communications on the battlefield, there is only this recording, left in the form of a voicemail from the front. We are efforting a recovery mission to assess what can only be estimated as damage of a ...

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), ...

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. ...

Open forum on closing Tacoma mail center draws large crowd

TheNewsTribune.com - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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 ...

AASTRA 400 MEETS INCREASING SMB DEMAND FOR UC

CFO World - ‎Nov 17, 2011‎
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. ...

45-year-old who had girl, 13, that he met online come live with him was ...

Daily Mail - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
'We have left voice mail messages on her cell phone until it got filled up. We've tried every method we think possible but haven't heard from her,' Mr Loftis told CBS after her disappearance. Pleading, in hope that she may see their efforts and pain ...

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. ...

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. ...

Killer left disturbing voicemail for detective

KXRM - ‎Oct 26, 2011‎
El Paso County Sheriff's deputies have released more details about a shooting from Saturday that left one person dead, including a voicemail the alleged shooter left for a detective. Originally the Calhan, Colo. shooting was reported as a burglary that ...

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 ...

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) ...

Phone hacking: Kelly Hoppen speaks about NI for first time

The Guardian - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
The interior designer, who won £60000 in damages from the newspaper group earlier this year after it admitted intercepting her voicemail messages, said the company had "egg on their face and they have to pay the price". Hoppen is stepmother to actor ...

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