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Archive From November 21, 2011

Hugh Grant claims newspaper Mail on Sunday hacked his voicemail

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
ACTOR Hugh Grant told a packed London courtroom that he blamed British newspaper The Mail on Sunday for hacking into his voicemail messages. It was the first time the Love Actually and Notting Hill star had named a newspaper not owned by media ...

hacking 'made Dowlers think Milly was alive'

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The mother of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler has told the Leveson inquiry of the moment she believed her daughter was picking up her voicemail messages, giving false hope that she was still alive. It emerged in July this year that voicemails had been ...

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, ...

Anonymous exposes cybercrime investigator's Gmail, voicemail

Ars Technica - ‎3 hours ago‎
In a Pastebin post, Anons claimed to also have listened to Baclagan's personal voicemails and accessed his SMS logs, as well as his personal Google Voice account—which they say they used to text and call his friends and family. ...

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 ...

Hugh Grant: I was hacked by non-Murdoch tabloid

The Associated Press - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sally Dowler said when she could finally leave a message on her daughter Milly's voice mail weeks after the girl disappeared in 2002, she shouted "She's picked up the voice mails! ... She's alive!" In fact, messages on Milly's phone had been deleted ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cyprus President Visits Offshore Gas Rig

Salon - ‎5 hours ago‎
Her mother told the inquiry that she believed her missing 13-year-old was still alive once she reached the girl's previously full voice mailbox. Sally Dowler said when she could finally leave a message on her daughter Milly's voice mail weeks after the ...

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 ...

Ontario doctor banned from prescribing narcotics after painkiller probe

Globe and Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Dr. Redekopp's office was closed Monday, according to a voicemail message. Joanne Bertrand, Donna Bertrand's older sister, has become a vocal advocate for better education and enforcement around prescription opioids. She isn't surprised by the ...

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 ...

Liam and Noel Gallagher's mother Peggy distraught over legal battle between ...

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Noel claimed his brother left abusive voicemail messages on his wife Sara MacDonald's phone, tried to attack him with his guitar and disrupted gigs after drinking too much. The legal documents also describe how Noel regarded his brother as 'spiteful ...
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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. ...

Opponents of closing Easton postal facility voice their concerns

Delmarva Now - ‎11 hours ago‎
Letters requesting a Salisbury hearing about closing the Easton mail processing facility and additional public comments on the USPS plans should be mailed to Manager, Consumer & Industry Contact Baltimore District, 900 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, Md., ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Giving voice to real talent

Independent Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Buhle Mbonamb My expectations of The Voice were high thanks to reports from my friends who are based in the States. “You should check out YouTube to see epic episodes of The Voice,” a friend said in an e-mail. I expected something similar to Idols ...

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 ...

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 ...

Family at center of Britain's phone-hacking scandal describes ordeal

Sacramento Bee - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sally Dowler said she repeatedly called her daughter Milly's cellphone after the girl went missing in 2002, only to discover that the voicemail message box was full. When she finally succeeded in getting through to the 13-year-old's inbox, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Couple will still wed despite attack charge

This is Somerset - ‎11 hours ago‎
A pensioner who assaulted his bride-to-be and then sent her abusive voicemail messages insists he will still marry her. Brian Mulcahy had only got engaged to his partner three weeks earlier when he pushed her into a table at the pub they were running ...

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 ...

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. ...

Youth or youths?

Fredericksburg.com (blog) - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A caller left this on my voicemail: “Check Saturday's C4, where there's a picture of 'a group of youths.' I only taught first grade, but that doesn't ring right for me.” She didn't elaborate or leave her name, so I was left to guess what she objected ...

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 ...

Anonymous targets pepper-spraying policeman

AFP - ‎54 minutes ago‎
"Flood his phones, email and mailbox to voice your anger," it said. A call to the cellphone number listed identified it as that of the police officer involved and said his voicemail box was full. Anonymous has been involved in scores of hacking ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Labour minister's former partner was 'collateral damage'

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
She concluded: "It appeared that he'd been getting information from my voicemail." She also described how she had been approached by the Mail on Sunday shortly after her relationship with MacShane ended in 2010. She said that neither her former partner ...

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

AZ Central.com (blog) - ‎Nov 20, 2011‎
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 ...

Aastra 400 launched in New Zealand

Reseller News - ‎Nov 20, 2011‎
“It meets the needs of businesses with 4 to 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. ...

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), ...

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. ...

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. ...

MobileTechRoundup podcast episode 253: Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet

GigaOm - ‎Nov 20, 2011‎
Plus a secret on how Amazon built their interface atop Google Android! CONTACT US: Email us or leave us a voicemail on our SkypeLine! Notify me of follow-up comments via email. @kfitchard LOL! I'm a hardware / consumer guy. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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