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|11/26/2008 New Packaging
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|11/26/2008 Cellular Psychology
A Japanese professor on Wednesday launched what he
said was the worlds first web-based psychotherapy
sessions available via mobile phone, as the country
grapples with a growing problem of depression.
The interactive service offers cognitive therapy sessions
that identify a persons level of depression by asking
questions about his or her sleeping and eating habits,
weight change, and emotional well-being.
Using their mobile phones -- which are also widely
substituted in Japan as wallets, train tickets, books,
and television -- people can easily access the service.
|11/25/2008 Rating Cellular
The worlds top five cellphone makers launched on
Wednesday a common energy rating system for chargers,
making it easier for consumers to compare and choose
the ones consuming the least energy, Nokia said.
The new rating system is a cellphone industry response
to heavy criticism from environmentalists. The industry
has become the worlds top consumer electronics business
|11/24/2008 Obamas Cell
Verizon Wireless has fired several employees who
improperly accessed Barack Obamas cell phone records,
which may have included billing data revealing who
the president elect spoke with, and when.
The mobile in question was not the Blackberry that
Obama is reluctantly giving up when he moves into
the White House, but a plain-vanilla flip phone that
had been inactive for several months. Neither e-mails
nor the contents of any calls would have been exposed,
but the account information may have included the
type of list of incoming and outgoing calls, with
their times and durations, found on a monthly billing
|11/19/2008 iPhone Growing
The iPhone is emerging as king of the corporate world
as global shipments of smartphones reached a new peak.
Defying speculation about a global recession, worldwide
smartphone shipments climbed to just shy of 40 million
units in the third quarter, according to the latest
estimates from Canalys. That means smartphones now
represent about 13 percent of the total mobile-phone
market, up from 11 percent in the second quarter.
|11/18/2008 Texting While
Tapping out text messages on a cell phone while driving
is dangerous, the American Medical Association agreed
on Monday, and supported state legislation to ban
The group, which represents about 240,000 U.S. physicians,
voted to lend its weight to laws that would make it
easier for police to pull over drivers who are doing
|11/17/2008 Cell Phone
Forget e-tickets. Going paperless is the next
wrinkle in air travel as American Airlines tests mobile
boarding passes at OHare International Airport.
Travelers on American can flash a bar code on their
cell phone screens to board flights and get through
security checkpoints at OHare using new technology
rolled out Thursday.
To use the feature, passengers must have an active
e-mail address and an Internet-enabled mobile device
to which their boarding pass and a 2-D bar code can
|11/04/2008 Telecom Carrier
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carrier settings see the updates for SNPP, WCTP, TAP and SMTP settings. Let us know if you have
any suggested additions.
|11/03/2008 Verizon Must
Sell Assets in Alltel Deal
The Justice Department on Thursday effectively gave
Verizon Wireless the go-ahead to buy Alltel Corp.
in a $28 billion deal that would create the nations
largest wireless carrier.
Verizon Wireless, a joint venture between Verizon
Communications Inc. and Britains Vodafone Group PLC,
already has agreed to the governments condition that
it sell assets in 22 states.
|10/27/2008 RIM Application
Research in Motion is coming online with an application
store uniquely its own. On Tuesday, RIM unveiled two
distribution initiatives for BlackBerry smartphone
applications at its annual developer conference: A
new online application store and a new on-device application
center that opens up BlackBerrys millions of users
to developers vying for an audience.
RIM said it plans to launch the BlackBerry application
store in March 2009, giving its users a one-stop shop
for compatible applications and a user-friendly way
to manage upgrades and purchases.
|10/27/2008 Texts Tackle
HIV in South Africa
The popularity of mobile phones in South Africa is
helping to tackle HIV and AIDS in the nation.
Project Masiluleke will send one million free text
messages a day to push people to be tested and treated.
Approximately 350,000 people die of AIDS related diseases
in the country every year.
Trials of the system showed that calls to counselors
at the National AIDS helpline in Johannesburg increased
by 200% when messages were broadcast.
|10/22/2008 Tracking Terrorists
Using Mobile Phones
Taliban insurgents said Tuesday they had told mobile
phone operators to shut down their networks during
the day in the Ghazni province, southwest of Kabul,
saying signals help track insurgent fighters.
The warning comes on top of a Taliban order earlier
this year for phone operators to turn off their networks
throughout the country at night.
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