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Calls for Submissions From the Public

ACMA
Submissions
Submissions about possible short to medium term changes to the current arrangements for allocating smartnumbers® to improve allocative efficiency must be received by...

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Barriers to Skype on mobiles evaporate

Brisbane Times
New Skype apps for the iPhone and Symbian platforms will allow mobile users to bypass telco voice networks completely, making calls using the internet over the 3G data network...

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ACMA


ANSWERS TO ESTIMATES QUESTIONS ON NOTICE

Outcome: 1.0, Output: 1.1                  Question: 137
Topic: Smart numbers
Written Question on Notice
Senator Conroy asked:

1. The smart number auction system for freecall numbers that spell a word or business name commenced in 2004. Since that time a secondary market in these numbers has arisen. Did the Government contemplate that such market would develop?

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ACMA


Novel domain decision clarifies tests for consolidation of multiple complaints

Australian Trade Marks Law Blog

In National Dial A Word Registry Pty Ltd and others v. 1300 Directory Pty Ltd (WIPO Case No. DAU2008-0021) an Administrative Panel Decision of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center handed down on 6 March, 2009, the Complaint was submitted by nine complainants against one respondent. More info HERE.

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ACMA


Phonewords around the World

Wikipedia- The Free Encyclopedia

The main advantages of phonewords over standard phone numbers include increased memorability and increased response rates to advertising. They are easier to remember than numeric phone numbers….

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ACMA


"Smarter than the average number ..."


Julian Gyngell's talk on "Phonewords and Finance", kindly hosted yesterday at the London office of McDermott Emery & Will, was a treat for those who attended. In short, * Australia has instituted a system by which Smartnumbers, these being the numerical bases for alphanumerical telephone numbers, are auctioned to the highest bidder, subject to minimal conditions and limitations…

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MercatorNet

Worried about gaming-addicted boys? What about phone distracted parents?
MercatorNet
Parents are physically more present but less emotionally attuned, and the chief suspect is phones. In other words, parents who are otherwise on the job suffer their own kind of technology induced mental disorder – what one expert has called “continuous ...



Computerworld Australia

PageUp breach: No evidence yet that data was exfiltrated ...
Computerworld Australia
ACSC head praises company's response to breach.

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The Mainichi

World Cup: No Russian? No Problem. There's an app for that
The Mainichi
Brian Mckinley said, using the Russian word for beer. These days, one scene has been repeated thousands of times in cities across Russia: A person types a sentence on a phone or taps into the microphone and waits until the other one reads it or hears ...
5 Google Translate tips and tricks you need to knowCNET

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CNET

Here's How Limited Your Carrier's 'Unlimited' Phone Plans Really Are
Gizmodo
At this point, anytime you see the word unlimited in relation to phone plans, you should probably just assume you're being misled. And after seeing the hijinks Verizon is trying to pull with its latest “unlimited” cell phone plan, it seemed like a good ...
Get a free year of phone service from SprintCNET

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Which iPhones, iPads support Apple's iOS 12?
Computerworld Australia
Even then, Apple's support list has not always garnered universal approval; owners of the very oldest on the tote board have complained that, while it may be accurate to say their devices can run the new iOS, doing so made the phone or tablet painfully ...

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Now To Love

Real Life: "Do you think I ASKED for it?"
Now To Love
WARNING: The following deals with difficult subject matter, including descriptions of sexual assault. Swiping my train ticket, I headed towards my usual platform and waited for my ride home. Just then, my phone beeped. It was a text from Paul*. Want to ...



Abacus

OnePlus 6 review: Dollar-for-dollar, the best value in smartphones
Abacus
Ever since it burst onto the Android scene in 2014 with a phone that offered similar specs to top Samsung phones for less than half the price, Shenzhen-based OnePlus has proudly flaunted its company motto: “Never Settle.” Those two words can be found ...

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AndroidGuys (press release)

Nuu Mobile G3 review: Sexy, with a side of substance
AndroidGuys (press release)
As we hit the middle of 2018, one of the most common words used to describe a phone is “premium”. But, what exactly does that mean, though? A few years back it was used to signal the difference between a plastic, polycarbonate phone from one that was ...



CMO

Unlockd in voluntary administration following legal action against Google
CMO
Unlockd and its partners seek to reward user's attention by returning a portion of the advertising revenue back to users in the form of mobile data, credit off phone bills, entertainment content, or loyalty points. Since it began, Unlockd returned over ...

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TechCrunch

Google injects Hire with AI to speed up common tasks
TechCrunch
Since Google Hire launched last year it has been trying to make it easier for hiring managers to manage the data and tasks associated with the hiring process, while maybe tweaking LinkedIn while they're at it. Today the company announced some AI ...

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