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Archive From November 23, 2011

Parents: Hacking made us think Milly was alive

BusinessWeek - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

Hugh Grant claims 'Mail on Sunday' hacked voicemail

Irish Times - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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. ...

Breaking Through The Voice Mail Barrier

Memphis Daily News - ‎22 hours ago‎
Thirty years ago, prior to caller ID and voice mail, we actually answered our phone to find out who was on the other end. Eek. Gasp. The horror. While those days are long behind us, savvy sales reps view caller ID and voice mail ...

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, ...

Leveson Inquiry: Phone hacking 'as easy as speeding', victims' lawyer claims

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
A lawyer for phone-hacking victims has claimed that the illegal interception of voicemail messages was "much more widespread" than just at the News of the World. Mark Lewis told the Leveson Inquiry into press standards that hacking the phones of ...

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)

Why you shouldn't trust your text messages

KSDK - ‎19 hours ago‎
This summer, with the attorney general's permission, investigative reporter Leisa Zigman hacked into his voice mail. It was part of an experiment to show how easy it is to do. Since then, the attorney general has vowed to research ways to better ...

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 ...

'I remember his voice clearly' says Post and Mail worker who took the warning ...

Birmingham Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
NEARLY four decades on Ian Cropper can still remember the voice he heard at the other end of the phone. It was calm, collected and full of hatred. Lasting just seconds, the man left a fateful message with Mr Cropper, ...

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 ...

Hacker group Anonymous targets pepper-spraying UC Davis cop

New York Daily News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The voicemail on the working cell number for Lt. John Pike was full Tuesday. "Dear Officer John Pike, we are Anonymous. Your information is now public domain," a computer-generated voice narrating the Anonymous video states. "Expect our full wrath," ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Crowd speaks out against possible consolidation of Scranton mail processing ...

Scranton Times-Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Hundreds turned out to a public meeting Tuesday to voice opposition to the possible closing of the US Postal Service's Scranton Processing and Distribution facility, a move that could cost more than 100 postal workers their jobs. ...
Scranton post office backers state case Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Phone hacking DID go beyond a single rogue reporter, News International lawyer ...

Daily Mail - ‎22 hours ago‎
Allegations that Milly's voicemail was hacked on behalf of the News of the World after her disappearance triggered the public outrage that led David Cameron to launch a public inquiry into the Press. Among those expected to appear, the inquiry heard, ...

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 ...

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

Los Angeles Times - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...
New Updates for Windows Phone Users Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows (blog)

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 ...

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. ...

Streamline Computing goes titsup

Register - ‎6 hours ago‎
The high-performance computing specialist, which flogs Dell and HP systems, confirmed on its company voicemail that it has "gone into liquidation". Acting on behalf of Streamline Computing, biz advisory services firm Mazars LLP has called a creditors' ...

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 ...

Madeleine McCann parents 'violated' by UK press

AFP - ‎5 minutes ago‎
He told the inquiry that the News of the World wrongly concluded that Professional Footballers Association (PFA) chairman Gordon Taylor was having an affair after hearing a message on his voicemail. The message, saying "Thank you for yesterday, ...

Leveson inquiry: hacking fallout 'forced Elle Macpherson aide into rehab'

The Guardian - ‎21 hours ago‎
It later emerged that the information had been obtained by the News of the World, which was intercepting Macpherson's voicemail messages. Field is suing News International, the owners of the new-defunct paper and seeking damages for loss of earnings. ...
Elle's Story Vogue.com

Dad's suicide 'linked to press intrusion'

This Is Lancashire - ‎9 hours ago‎
But he admitted he had no firm evidence that his voicemail messages were illegally intercepted. He told the inquiry: “I have no evidence at all. It just seems a massive coincidence that the same newspaper gets two girls in the space of a couple of ...

Possible threat left for Dickinson principal

Dickinson Press - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
“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 ...

Holiday Travel Safety Tips

Patch.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Have this neighbor also collect your mail and newspapers to reduce the exterior signs you are away. Be cautious with a “vacation away message” on your home answering machine or voicemail. Incoming wrong numbers and advertising phone calls will readily ...

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 ...

Hugh Grant Suspects Voicemail Messages Were Hacked

MarketWatch - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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)

Jon Kyl's search-and-destroy mission

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
2 Republican in the Senate, saw opportunity: According to a voice-mail recording left at the time by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), Kyl and Sessions were hoping to find a business owner killed in the storm so they could use that in their campaign to ...

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 ...

Unisys Manages Voice Mail for Telecom Services Providers

TMC Net - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
The company has expanded its family of voice-messaging solutions that also give mobile subscribers new options for reaching contacts and accessing their voice messages. Unisys has launched the VSE Model 412 server and new software-based solutions that ...

Possible closing of Quincy mail distribution center prompts public meeting

ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA - ‎21 hours ago‎
You have a chance to voice your concerns about the possible closing of the Quincy postal facility Tuesday night. The main distribution center in Quincy is one of nine sorting centers in Illinois the US Postal Service is looking to consolidate. ...
Talk of post office closures Silver City Sun News

Anonymous Releases 38000 Private Emails of DOJ Investigator

TIME - ‎22 hours ago‎
More alarming still, Anonymous claims that they've also accessed his personal voicemail, SMS logs and Google Voice account, which they used to call and text his friends and family. Anonymous released the information as part of the ongoing Operation ...

Gallagher Brothers Feud: Now Noel Sues Liam

Eagle Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Daily Mirror has now reported that Noel has lodged papers claiming his brother left abusive voicemail messages on his wife Sara MacDonald's phone and disrupted gigs after drinking too much - as well as the attempted guitar attack allegation. ...

City Prosecutor Drops Charges Day Before Trial

Free Keene - ‎8 hours ago‎
When I checked my voicemail earlier today, I had received a call from Keene City Prosecutor, Chris McLaughlin. He dropped my Disorderly Conduct charges, for which I planned to attend trial tomorrow. This is welcome news, indeed. ...

Actor Steve Coogan testifies in phone-hacking case, slams tabloids, News ...

Yahoo! News Blogs (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
"But I do not believe that gives them the right to hack into my voicemail, intrude into my privacy or print damaging lies. "I'm an actor, comedian and writer," Coogan said. "I never entered into a Faustian pact with the press. ...

Ecommerce Phone System Supplier TelcoDepot.com Introduces RCA 25800 ViSYS ...

PR Web (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
The RCA 25800 is a high-performance phone system that provides advanced business calling features including integrated voicemail, 8-line operation expandable up to 25 base stations, cordless handset accessory, integrated conferencing and more. ...

Amazon's New Armor for Kindle Fire the Yap Voicemail App for Apple's Siri

PDF Devices - ‎Nov 10, 2011‎
Until a few months ago, Yap Voicemail app was in beta implementation and users were suddenly surprised to find the service abruptly withdrawn a month previously. Later a inquisitive blogger, 'discovered' that the company with which Yap the start-up had ...

O2 in cloud telephony collaboration with Cisco

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
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 ...

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, ...

What's the rush?

Computerworld (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
A call to Betty, who should be handling those bills, hits voicemail, so fish leaves a message, and sends an email too. But given the nature of the problem, fish decides to phone a friend in the department. Any way of getting in touch with Betty? ...

Threat phoned into Conyers Walmart

WSB Atlanta - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

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 ...

STATE v. WELLS

Leagle.com - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

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