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Archive From November 24, 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. ...

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, ...

Breaking Through The Voice Mail Barrier

Memphis Daily News - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

Is Voxer the next WhatsApp?

OnSoftware - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sending short voice messages is quicker than writing a text, although less discrete, and I find Voxer is much easier to use than my phone's voicemail. According to Techcrunch, Voxer has been getting really popular in Brazil, and it starting to gain ...

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 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. ...

Steve Jobs honoured by US Patent Office with patent exhibit

MobileSyrup.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
The late Steve Jobs has a total of 323 patents with his name on it, some of them include the “Voicemail manager for portable multifunction device”, which is the iPhone's visual voicemail; ...

Ten things you should know about the Ice Cream Sandwich OS

Globe and Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Audio file management is now much easier thanks to the new visual voicemail, which integrates messages, voice transcriptions and audio files into a single app. Third-party apps will be able to integrate with it as well. There's more, of course, ...

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 ...

Tom Sietsema: Lamenting no-shows, air kisses

Washington Post - ‎18 hours ago‎
A periodic peek at the Post food critic's e-mail, voice mail and inbox: Mark Medley has been in the restaurant business for almost 30 years and says he has never had so many customers fail to show up after making reservations. ...

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 ...

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

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
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 ...

Why you shouldn't trust your text messages

KSDK - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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 ...

JK Rowling chased from home by press, she says

CNN - ‎22 minutes ago‎
... including celebrities, crime victims, politicians and members of the royal family, were targets of the practice by journalists in search of stories. It involves illegally eavesdropping on voice mail by entering a PIN to access messages remotely. ...

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 ...

Leveson Inquiry: as it happened November 23

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
Leveson says HJK will discuss voicemail interception and a transcript of evidence will be published after he appears. 16.02 Lord Justice Leveson urges the lawyers to come to an agreement soon so the inquiry is not disrupted. Redactions should be the ...

'Reverse Robocall': Wonderful or Waste?

SodaHead News - ‎1 hour ago‎
by SodaHead News Posted November 24, 2011 17:00:00 (18 minutes ago) Have you ever eagerly accessed your voice mail after receiving a call from an unknown number, only to be confronted with an automated voice message from a politician's office? ...

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, ...

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 ...

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)

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 ...

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

Birmingham Mail - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
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, ...

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. ...

Hacker group Anonymous targets pepper-spraying UC Davis cop

New York Daily News - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
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," ...

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 ...

OU football: Fans resent Bob Stoops' salary

NewsOK.com (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
I got a voice mail today. Guy called from the 918 area code while I was chatting live with one of my managing editors and chatting online with readers. So I let the call go. I went back and listened. The caller commented on my column about Brody ...

Send a Voicemail Greeting and Say Thank You to a Soldier This Holiday Season

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 ...

SoundID SIX Bluetooth Headset Released with EarPrint 3.0 Application

BerryReview - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
VoiceMenu, an improvement on voice recognition, allows you to discretely activate up to 5 features, such as voicemail, VoiceDial and BING 411– all with one command and regardless of background noise. Voice Prompts provide updates on connection status ...

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 ...

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 ...

Demystifying your telecoms bill

Bizcommunity.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
While many providers offer standard features like IVR, time-of-day scheduling, voicemail-to-email and so forth, many don't offer an easy to use real-time telephone management system included in the cost. This is an opportunity cost - not having an ...

Standard Chartered Global Fixed Income Head Klammers Leaves

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎5 hours ago‎
Klammers didn't immediately reply to a voice-mail message on his mobile phone seeking comment on his departure. Standard Chartered gains more than three quarters of pretax profit from its wholesale, or corporate banking unit led by Mike Rees, ...

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 ...

YouMail, Visual Voicemail Black Friday Special!

BerryReview - ‎3 hours ago‎
Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. I agree...I can't justify buying a playbook because of the lack of ability to stream music to my airport express...I... by brad semotiuk Just adding to my earlier ...

'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 ...

News of the World's Hacking Cost Elle Macpherson's Adviser Her Job

New York Magazine (blog) - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
After News of the World journalists hacked Elle Macpherson's phone back in 2005, they published stories about the model's personal life — all based on information intercepted from her voice mail messages. Unaware of the hacking, ...

Culture Committee asks for Thurlbeck's Press Gazette allegations to be entered ...

Press Gazette - ‎6 hours ago‎
Thurlbeck's name has been central to the hacking scandal since July 2009 when The Guardian revealed the existence of document headed up “transcript for Neville” of voicemail messages which had been hacked by the News of the World. ...

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)

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

Scranton Times-Tribune - ‎Nov 23, 2011‎
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

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

UPI NewsTrack TopNews

UPI.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Information gathered by private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, hired by the tabloid, included copies of her personal identification number to her voicemail and phone numbers of 10 friends and family members. Miller settled for about $155500 in damages ...

Talk about Gibsonburg: Counting my blessings this Thanksgiving

Fremont News Messenger - ‎4 hours ago‎
I do want you to know that when I count my blessings I remember all of you readers who have written kind notes or left uplifting messages on my voice mail. Thank you. The women of Faith United Methodist Church will host a Winter Wonderland Bazaar from ...

The spies behind your screen

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
The software operates in the background, undetected by anti-spyware, anti-malware or anti-virus software, hiding its transmissions inside the user's usual email or internet traffic. It makes hacking into mobile phone voicemail look like the ham-fisted ...

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