News tagged with voice calls

Cuba mobile email experiment causes chaos

On an island where most people have no Internet access, the arrival of mobile phone email service was embraced with joy. Tens of thousands of Cubans began emailing like crazy in March—for days, until the ...

May 16, 2014
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Philippines allows phone use on planes

The Philippines' civil aviation authority said Tuesday it would allow passengers to use mobile phones and laptops to make calls and access the Internet during flights.

Jan 01, 2014
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AP-GfK poll: Strong opposition to in-flight calls

As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.

Dec 11, 2013
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China Telecom profit rises after it offers iPhone

State-owned China Telecom, the country's third biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, said Wednesday that profits grew in the first half of the year as revenue from iPhone sales kicked in.

Aug 21, 2013
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Google wants to start a conversation

Search engine companies like Google, Microsoft and, to a lesser extent, Apple are trying their best to get users to stop typing in queries and to start using their voices to ask more conversational questions to perform searches ...

Aug 07, 2013
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A Smartphone for preteens from NTT DOCOMO

NTT DOCOMO announced today its development of the Smartphone for Juniors SH-05E, an entry-level model for upper elementary and junior high school students that will go on sale in early February. The smartphone ...

Jan 10, 2013
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