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Archive From November 22, 2011

Hugh Grant claims 'Mail on Sunday' hacked voicemail

Irish Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
Long before the Dowlers appeared at the royal courts of justice yesterday, it was known that Sally Dowler had called and called her daughter's voicemail only to find it full before, miraculously, she thought, she got through to it. ...

Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' ships minus some features

THINQ.co.uk - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
The second issue is with visual voicemail, a handy - and, it must be said, iPhone-inspired, - feature for managing voicemail messages in a manner more in-keeping with the management of SMS, MMS and email messages. According to SlashGear, the visual ...

Anonymous exposes cybercrime investigator's Gmail, voicemail

Ars Technica - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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. ...
Cyber Crimes Enforcer Gets Hacked San Diego Reader (blog)

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 ...

'Anonymous' hackers target pepper-spraying UC Davis police officer

Los Angeles Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
In a 10-minute video attributed to the group, a computer-altered voice publicizes the home address, home telephone and cellphone numbers and email address belonging to Lt. John Pike. A call to the listed cellphone number was answered by a voicemail ...

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 ...

Possible threat left for principal

Dickinson Press - ‎12 hours ago‎
“Due to the ongoing investigations and work by the police department, I won't provide the specifics of what was stated, but on Friday afternoon a voice mail was left for the Dickinson High School principal Mr. (Ron) Dockter,” DPS Superintendent Doug ...

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 ...

Hugh Grant Suspects Voicemail Messages Were Hacked

MarketWatch - ‎21 hours ago‎
Actor Hugh Grant testified Monday at a UK public inquiry into press ethics, saying he believes his phone was hacked for a 2007 story that appeared in a British newspaper. (Video: SkyNews)

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

STATE v. WELLS

Leagle.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
Here, the defendant violated a no-contact order and left a voice mail message threatening to kick the door in. There was sufficient evidence from which a jury could find that the defendant's threat to kick the door in was a true threat to support his ...

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 ...

Noel Gallagher: Liam Attacked Me With Guitar

RollingStone.com - ‎26 minutes ago‎
... by the Daily Mail, the elder Gallagher is accusing Liam of disrupting gigs at least 12 times over between 1994 and 2005, aggravating a throat condition with unhealthy lifestyle decisions, attacking fans and leaving "offensive voicemail messages" on ...

Threat phoned into Conyers Walmart

WSB Atlanta - ‎1 hour ago‎
Someone in Albany, NY, received a voicemail with specific threats toward a list of names and numbers around 4 am, said Conyers police spokeswoman Jackie Dunn. Among the targets was a Walmart on Dogwood Drive in Conyers. “The threat was very specific ...

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, ...

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. ...

Grief counselors brought to Snohomish High after student's suicide

HeraldNet - ‎14 hours ago‎
The school sent out a voicemail to parents Monday letting them know that a student had died. The school has been dealing with violence after a student allegedly stabbed two other girls in a bathroom in October. Friday's death has no connection to the ...

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 ...

How to get married for $239

Globe and Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick. The Squawkfox blog, voice of militant frugality, explains how to get married for $239. Take that, wedding industry ...

O2 in cloud telephony collaboration with Cisco

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
The new service, called O2 Unified Communications, allows businesses to combine their fixed and mobile telephone, voice mail, instant messaging and videoconferencing operations into a single managed cloud-based service with no upfront capital ...

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 ...

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 ...

Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web App debuts on Apple's iOS

Fiercemobilecontent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mobile voice and data satellite communications network Iridium is rolling out its free AxcessPoint Mail & Web App to devices running Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS operating system, enabling iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users to connect to the web and email ...
First Apple iOS App Available on Iridium MarketWatch (press release)

Ontario doctor banned from prescribing narcotics after painkiller probe

Globe and Mail - ‎22 hours ago‎
Dr. Redekopp's office was closed Monday, according to a voice mail message. Mel Kahan, an addictions expert who testified at the Brockville inquest, said the College's decision to let Dr. Redekopp continue to practise is “reasonable” but far more needs ...

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 ...

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 ...

Leveson Inquiry: Steve Coogan to give evidence to press standards

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎8 hours ago‎
Mulcaire was jailed along with the News of the World's former royal editor Clive Goodman in January 2007 after they admitted intercepting voicemail messages left on phones belonging to royal aides. Hugh Grant, the actor also gave evidence to the ...

Newspaper hacked my phone over my affair, says ex-Blades star Garry Flitcroft

Yorkshire Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
But he admitted he had no firm evidence that his voicemail messages were illegally intercepted. He told the inquiry: “That is just speculation. I have no evidence at all. It just seems a massive coincidence that the same newspaper gets two girls in 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, ...

Opponents of closing Easton postal facility voice their concerns

Delmarva Now - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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., ...

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 ...

Sabeer Bhatia's Sabse Technologies Launches JaxtrSMS

VC Circle - ‎6 hours ago‎
Bhatia founded the first browser-based e-mail service Hotmail and sold it to Microsoft in 1997 for an estimated $400 million. Jaxtr is a Voice over IP app and a social network that was launched in 2007. It was acquired by Sabse in 2009 and continues to ...

Giving voice to real talent

Independent Online - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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 ...

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. ...

Hugh Grant at the Leveson inquiry - video

The Guardian - ‎20 hours ago‎
In evidence to the Leveson inquiry British actor Hugh Grant alleged that a Mail on Sunday story from February 2007 about his former relationship with Jemima Khan could only have been obtained through voicemail. He said it is 'a mystery' that ...

GOP response to 24/7

Fredericksburg.com (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Also, please forgive me as I catch up on my email and voicemail. Here's a response from the Spotsylvania Republican Committee to the Board of Supervisors' decision to hire more firefighters and medics: Spotsylvania GOP Chair Steve Thomas condemned 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 ...

Lease scam victim to get back deposit

KSDK - ‎16 hours ago‎
We reached out to that property owner again today, but his phone went straight to voicemail and his mailbox is still full. In the meantime, Dukes says she spoke with United Way representatives which referred her to the Housing Resource Center. ...

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

The Aurora Sentinel - ‎Nov 18, 2011‎
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 ...

Shares of Partner Communications Under Pressure, Down 3.1%

Financial News Network Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Company, offers voice mail, voice messaging, information services, and data and fax transmission services. Partner Communications has overhead space with shares priced $9.56, or 20.3% below the average consensus analyst price target of $12.00. ...

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, ...

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 ...

Johnny O drops a dime

Winnipeg Free Press (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
So when we get home, there's a voice mail waiting for us, and it's Johnny O, urging us to vote for Wasyliw. "We need a strong progressive voice speaking out for students, parents, and teachers," said my councillor. John, I'm wondering, though you and ...

Problems still plague new water billing system

Shreveport Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
"We have added a rollover line so people who are on hold for a certain time will get a voice mail box and can leave a message." One customer service employee is designated to return those calls. But many times there is no answer when the representative ...

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