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Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

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Facebook Messenger might as well be as ubiquitous as SMS text messaging for some, but there's a catch to getting everyone to agree: despite there being over a billion Facebook users, not everyone is able (or willing) to fire up a social networking profile to get started. Some of...
Facebook Messenger allows sign-ups with just a name and phone number on Android devices

Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure

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Verizon has agreed to limit third-party charges on the bills of its customers, a move that some in Congress, including Senator Jay Rockefeller, are applauding. At the heart of the issue are charges, tacked onto the bills of customers by companies other than Verizon. These can be for services that the...
Verizon promises billing reforms following Congressional pressure

Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

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Folks that like valet parking may like it even more thanks to Flash Valet, a new mobile app and platform that speeds both your car’s return as well as your valet payment. The product, from Klever Logic, was born from a realistic use case: “Daniela, wife of one of the...
Flash Valet’s mobile app accelerates your car’s return

Regional settings and clicking a number to call in IE9

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Dialing numbers listed on websites is supposed to be an easy task on Windows Phone. The OS basically highlights the numbers (like a hyperlink) and when you tap them, you get the standard "Edit phone number" screen and the option to call said number. The system is based on...
Regional settings and clicking a number to call in IE9
Modernizing Bailment: Coatchex's POS system works on more than just coats

Bieber tweets most of phone number, real people driven mad

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The singing wunderkind tweets a Dallas phone number--minus the last digit--asking someone to call. Was it meant to be a direct message? Those with a similar number are deluged with calls. [Read more]...
Bieber tweets most of phone number, real people driven mad

If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

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If you were one of the people who signed up last year at Google’s I/O conference to be a part of the “Glass Explorer” program, you might be getting your instructions on how to actually…purchase the thing and get it into your geeky little hands. In case you weren’t sure,...
If You Pre-Ordered Google Glass, Here's What To Expect Once Your Number Is Called

Google Voice gets Android 4.0 makeover, tablet click-to-call

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Quickly following on the heels of Chrome for Android, Google has also posted an update of Google Voice (Android Market). The new version now has an interface in line with Android 4.0. Tablet owners also now have a click-to-call feature to hand over calls: the option passes a phone number...
Google Voice gets Android 4.0 makeover, tablet click-to-call

Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service

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Go to almost any small business Web site and you will find you can’t make a call.  A real call where you talk to someone simply by clicking a button. Infratel hopes to change all that. The Seattle company has received $3 million in funding from Prostor Capital and Runa Capital...
Infratel Raises $3 Million For Facebook Connected Cloud-Based Telephony Service
Best Buy's surprisingly insecure approach to new PC setup

O2's TU Go software spreads your phone number across multiple devices

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Between Skype, Google Voice, Viber and several smaller players, there are plenty of platform-agnostic services vying to put your voice through their IP (get it?), and now UK carrier O2 is introducing us to its twist on multi-device communication with TU Go. It's like a marriage of the traditional...
O2's TU Go software spreads your phone number across multiple devices
Google adds horizontal carousel for web based iPad searches about local places
Facebook launches Messenger for Android app for non-Facebook users, allows sign ups with just a phone number
HTC One X and Evo 4G LTE clear U.S. customs
Skype updates Windows Phone app, temporarily nixes People Hub integration

Apple bids to cancel Samsung's Galaxy S III launch in US

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Apple is attempting to preemptively stop the sales of the Samsung Galaxy S III phone in the United States. Tuesday night, Apple filed a motion in its ongoing litigation against Samsung asking for permission from Judge Lucy Koh to add the S III as another product violating unified search (Siri),...
Apple bids to cancel Samsung's Galaxy S III launch in US

Me and iPad: Not now

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I was up this morning at 8:30AM Eastern and saw the notes that the iPad was now available for pre-order. So I went through the process, updated my credit card on Apple's website, changed the address and phone number. The total price was a bit of a shocker -- approx...
Me and iPad: Not now

Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface

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It’s 2012, you’re a small business, and you know you need a web presence — but where do you turn? Maybe a Facebook Page or Twitter account if you want something social and very simple. But maybe you need a fuller set of features, where you can control the look...
Weebly Aims Big For Online Publishing Market, Adds 25 More Themes And A New, Polished Interface

Booting Up: RIP Facebook Democracy Edition

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lol. (Photo: Social Times) Apple has redrawn a portion of Maps to keep Australians from being led astray into the middle of nowhere. [The Guardian] Despite the fact that 88 percent of respondents voted to keep the voting structure, Facebook has decided to nix it anyway. Democracy on Facebook is...
Booting Up: RIP Facebook Democracy Edition

Booting Up: Stop Talking About Ditching Email Edition

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You’re welcome for the Comic Sans. (Photo: American Treasure Tour) Here’s the new Amazon Kindle. It has a “paperwhite” backlit display. [The Verge] Facebook set to launch email and phone number-based ad targeting this week which is only mildly creepy. [TechCrunch] Fantasizing about ditching email is porn for tech people,...
Booting Up: Stop Talking About Ditching Email Edition

The FTC Is Paying $50,000 To Anyone Who Can Rid Us Of Those Pesky Robocalls

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An unknown number flashes across the screen of your phone's caller ID. It's not an 800 number. In fact, it has a seemingly real area code, from "Bayonne, New Jersey." Though you don't know anyone from Bayonne, New Jersey, you decide to pick up. "Hello?" "CONGRATULATIONS. YOU'VE BEEN PRE-SELEC--" Click....
The FTC Is Paying $50,000 To Anyone Who Can Rid Us Of Those Pesky Robocalls
iOS 5.0.1 bug bypasses security passcode to provide access to contacts and phone app

How To Create A Strong Password That You Will Not Forget

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Passwords can be a key to many things, for example your emails, your Facebook profile, or your bank account. Did you know that some people still use passwords like “password” or “123456″? Needless to say, it’s dangerous to use one and the same simple password for all of your online...
How To Create A Strong Password That You Will Not Forget

Discover will start accepting PayPal payments in 7 million stores next year

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A new partnership between PayPal and Discover is another step towards merging online and offline payments. PayPal has announced that in 2013, Discover will work with it to let merchants who take Discover cards accept PayPal as well. According to AllThingsD, buyers will be able to use PayPal charge...
Discover will start accepting PayPal payments in 7 million stores next year

Virgin Mobile promises $100 prepaid credit for T-Mobile defectors

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Virgin Mobile has kicked off a marketing campaign that is aimed at current T-Mobile prepaid customers. As part of its "retrain your brain" promotion, Virgin is offering $100 in unlimited-plan credit for customers who switch their phone number from a T-Mobile account....    ...
Virgin Mobile promises $100 prepaid credit for T-Mobile defectors

Wells Fargo simplifies person-to-person payments with clearXchange

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Wells Fargo simplifies making person-to-person payments to just using an email address or a phone number....
Wells Fargo simplifies person-to-person payments with clearXchange
HTC: Wifi glitch so far only seen in Tegra 3 One X

Amazon Marketplace has not sent me my phone - what can I do?

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The law is on your side - and so is Amazon's guaranteeI bought a mobile phone via Amazon Marketplace in March. I have never received it and contacted the company, which informed me it uses a parcel firm for deliveries. The delivery firm claims the phone was signed for at...
Amazon Marketplace has not sent me my phone - what can I do?

This Is The Future Of Evernote, The Best Note-Taking App On The Planet

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Evernote, the popular multi-platform note taking service, recently shared its thoughts on the future of the company. Evernote is currently experimenting with bringing features from one of its apps called Evernote Hello to the main Evernote app. Evernote Hello is a new way to manage contacts. The app lets you...
This Is The Future Of Evernote, The Best Note-Taking App On The Planet

No Account, No Problem: Facebook Messenger Continues War on SMS With Android Update

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Congratulations, text messages! It was 20 years ago Monday that the first SMS was sent. You’ve come a long way. Pity that all the tech giants want you to die. Facebook fired the latest shot in the war on SMS Tuesday morning, as the company made its Messenger app available...
No Account, No Problem: Facebook Messenger Continues War on SMS With Android Update
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