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Cell phone users hear ‘phantom ringing’


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide can feel their cell phones buzzing in their pockets, only to be taken for a ride by the phantom ringing. It may ... Read more...

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‘Nanoresonators’ to boost cell phone connectivity


August 31st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Tiny mechanical devices called 'nanoresonators' could help cell phone users avoid slower downloads and dropped calls, besides easing congestion over the airwaves to improve their performance."There ... Read more...

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China has 1.06 bn mobile phone connections


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China has a staggering 1.06 billion mobile phone accounts, authorities said.Of these, 183.8 million subscribed to 3G network services, the industry and information technology ministry said.In ... Read more...

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Spam floods Chinese mobile phones


April 9th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) An estimated 100 billion spam messages harassed China's one billion mobile phone users in the past year, a study said.Of them, more than 10 billion were ... Read more...

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Mobile phones hackers’ main target


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Mobile phones will be hackers' main target in the future, according to a network security report.About 7.12 million Internet-capable smartphones were infected with malicious programmes in ... Read more...

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China records over 1 billion cell phone users


March 30th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The number of mobile users in China surpassed the one billion-mark this February, the Chinese government has announced.The total number of mobile phone users increased by ... Read more...

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Kashmir police withdraw order on prepaid mobile recharges


February 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Responding to growing public indignation and vendor protests against its directive to furnish details of every recharge made on prepaid cell phones, the local police Friday ... Read more...

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Prepaid mobile recharges stalled in Kashmir


February 16th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of prepaid mobile subscribers in the Kashmir Valley were stumped Thursday as vendors declined to recharge their connections on the police direction for proper ... Read more...

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Three held for duping 500 people of Rs.50 lakh


November 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested in north Delhi for duping over 500 people from across the country of around Rs.50 lakh by promising ... Read more...

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China nearing billion-mark in mobile phone users


August 30th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China is heading towards the billion-mark in the number of mobile-phone users with a rapidly rising number of people in the country relying on these ... Read more...

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Mobile phones service jammed in Kashmir


August 15th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Mobile phones across the Kashmir Valley fell silent Monday as service providers switched off the facility following instructions from the security agencies on Indian Indpendence Day.The ... Read more...

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Cell phone exposure linked to bone weakening


March 25th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that electromagnetic radiation from cellular phones may adversely affect bone strength.Men who routinely wear their cell phone on their belt on the right ... Read more...

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Airbus Lands Record $16B Order With IndiGo


January 12th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday a record jet order was revealed by Airbus in what they called the largest such order in the history of commercial aviation. The 15.6 billion dollar ... Read more...

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Mobile phones are a classroom distraction


December 26th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): A study conducted at the University of New Hampshire has found that college students use cell phones in class, despite knowing that it adversely affects their concentration.In ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence links mobile phone use to brain tumours


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): Evidence from a study on the effects of long-term exposure to microwaves from cellular phones has suggested that it could lead to an increased risk of brain tumours.Though ... Read more...

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Most Americans ‘frown on cellphone use during meals’


October 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 28 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that majority of Americans do not approve of cellphone use during meals.The popular Zagat restaurant guide said 63 percent of Americans turn ... Read more...

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A stick-on film that protects phone users from radiation


October 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 28 (IANS) An Israeli firm has invented a stick-on film that would protect cell phone users from the dangers of electromagnetic radiation emitted by the device, a media report said.Wise ... Read more...

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Teens text every 10 mins every waking hour of every day of the year


October 15th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that teenagers on an average send and receive text messages every 10 minutes of every waking hour of every day of the year.According ... Read more...

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Let your fingers feel driving directions, if you don’t hear them


September 27th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): Researchers have developed a way through which drivers can feel the directions through their fingertips if they are unable to hear them.University of Utah study has found if ... Read more...

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Texting while walking could put your life at risk


September 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The next time you think of sending a text to a friend while walking, reconsider it. A scientist has warned that millions of people are putting their lives ... Read more...

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Mobile phones ‘to be recharged wirelessly from 2012′


September 16th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Cell phone users may soon be able to recharge their devices wirelessly.Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system capable of simultaneously charging multiple portable electronic devices such ... Read more...

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iPhone 4 Faces New Threat In The Form Of Droid X


June 24th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people still remember how Motorola and Verizon Wireless joined hands when they attacked the iPhone and carrier AT &T in the Droid Does commercial and ... Read more...

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Cell phones in Srinagar go silent during PM’s visit


June 7th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) All mobile phones in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar went dead as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on a two-day visit to the ... Read more...

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Biggest study unable to link cell phone use, brain cancer


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 18 (IANS) The world's biggest study on links between cell phone use and brain tumours is inconclusive, says a Canadian scientist. Jack Siemiatycki, professor and epidemiologist at the University of Montreal ... Read more...

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China cracks down on ‘anonymous’ Internet and Cell-phone users


May 5th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 5 (ANI): China is vigourously promoting the use of real-name registration for users of Internet and cell phone services.Continuing its earlier efforts to adopt a real-name registration system for website ... Read more...

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Cuba opens up to allow more cell phones


April 24th, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of cell phone subscribers in Cuba will exceed one million by the end of this year after the government in 2008 allowed cell phone service for ... Read more...

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Stephanie Pratt strips for PETA’s ‘Be Nice to Bunnies’ campaign


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 23 (ANI): 'The Hills' star Stephanie Pratt has become the latest celebrity to bare it all for PETA's new "Be Nice to Bunnies" iPhone app.Holding a well-placed rabbit, the ... Read more...

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India has more cell phones than toilets: UN


April 15th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 14 (DPA) India has 545 million working cell phones thanks to its booming emerging economy, a number expected to reach 1 billion by 2015, the UN University said Wednesday. That ... Read more...

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Mobile users say no to wallet phones


February 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 20 (ANI): Using mobile phones as a wallet is not an idea that appeals to many prospective consumers, suggests a study.Esther Swilley, an assistant professor of marketing, Kansas State ... Read more...

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Justice Department Seeks Cell Phone Details Without Warrant


February 15th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Philadelphia, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States government has reiterated during a court hearing on Friday that it should be given the right to retrieve the cell phone records ... Read more...

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World hold on, Genelia D’ Souza hangs up!


January 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Genelia D' Souza has been a victim of technology, apparently we hear that her cell-phone got locked recently and that left the cheery actress cut-off from the world and panic-stricken. Narrating ... Read more...

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Dutch emergency number down nationwide for cell phones


January 27th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by BNO News
TILBURG (BNO NEWS) -- The Dutch emergency telephone number 1-1-2 went down nationwide for cell phone users on Tuesday evening, officials said.The Dutch Ministry of the Interior said the outage began around ... Read more...

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User privacy will be protected, Chinese mobile phone operator


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China's largest mobile operator has assured its subscribers that their user privacy would be protected amid concern over the filtering of text messages for illegal or pornographic content. ... Read more...

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Hello Kashmir! Ban on pre-paid mobiles lifted (Roundup)


January 21st, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two and a half months after banning pre-paid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir citing security concerns, the central government revoked the restriction, bringing ... Read more...

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Red Cross Plays Pivotal Role In Haiti Donations


January 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the devastating earthquake that the island nation of Haiti experienced last week, support and relief measures are pouring in from across the ... Read more...

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