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|08/06/2008 PageGate New
A minor update has been made available for PageGate.
PageGate is a network messaging gateway that allows
messages to be sent via SMS, Fax and a variety of
Internet protocols to wireless devices. The latest
release version of PageGate is 5.09 and is available
from the download section. If you are a current registered
PageGate user the release is available free of charge.
Details of the current version changes can be seen
in the PageGate release
|08/05/2008 600 Million
Cell Phones in China
The number of mobile users in China, the worlds biggest
cellphone market, now tops 600 million, the government
said, as subscribers increasingly abandon fixed lines.
|08/05/2008 Cell Phones
The head of a prominent cancer research institute
issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and
staff Wednesday: Limit cell phone use because of the
possible risk of cancer.
The warning from Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, director
of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute,
is contrary to numerous studies that do not find a
link between increased tumors and cell phone use,
and a public lack of worry by the U.S. Food and Drug
Herberman is basing his alarm on early, unpublished
data. He says it takes too long to get answers from
science and he believes people should take action
now — especially when it comes to children.
|08/04/2008 ICE Emergency
In the English-speaking world, many cell phone users
leave emergency contact information in the devices
address books under an entry labeled ICE —
for in case of emergency.
Now, the U.N. International Telecommunication Union
is trying to adapt that system for the rest of the
|08/02/2008 Text Messaging
Helps Food Pricing
The rising cost of food is a growing concern for
many people across the world.
There have been protests, and even riots, in countries
including Mexico, India and Egypt, clear evidence
of the struggle that many people are now facing.
However, if Italians feel that their local food retailer
is charging unreasonable prices, they can now call
on a new service to help them haggle or walk away.
Thanks to a SMS text system set up jointly
by the Italian agriculture ministry and consumer associations,
shoppers can check the average price of different
foods in northern, central and southern Italy.
|08/01/2008 Mobile Download
Hundreds of mobile phone download sites are to be
investigated after an EU-wide sweep of services.
Some 80% of the 500 websites offering ringtones and
phone wallpaper breached regulations, the European
Commission said on Thursday.
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