#
#
Call Now
#
#
LATEST NEWS
#
 

ACMA


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...

and more »


ACMA


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...

and more »


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?

and more »


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.

and more »


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….

and more »


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…

and more »


This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


NEWS.com.au

Five words that ruined a woman's Tinder match with 'The One'
NEWS.com.au
The Melbourne woman thought she had found her perfect match on the dating site and the pair exchanged messages for a while before meeting up “in real life”. They talked for hours about everything, from the most mundane daily life details to the most ...
The five word text that ruined an Aussie woman's 'perfect date'Newshub

all 2 news articles »


Mamamia

“I went on a perfect date. Then the next morning, I got a five-word text that ruined it all.”
Mamamia
And although his body, his presence, his touch was unavailable, he was more than available on my phone. My Whatsapp chimed from when I woke up at 7.45am and continued until I drifted to sleep near midnight. He wasn't fitting the template. But it was ...



Daily Mail

'Mom, it hurts': Daughter's heartbreaking final words to her mother after she crashed her car while texting
Daily Mail
Danielle Delgado Garcia, 22, was using her phone when her car rear-ended a semi-truck on May 26 in Larned, Kansas; Her mother Jacque Tierce got to the hospital just as the ambulance arrived; The 22-year-old said: 'It hurts so bad Mom. My stomach hurt ...
'It hurts so bad': 22-year-old's heartbreaking last words after she crashes into car while texting and drivingMeaww

all 7 news articles »


Lifehacker Australia

Stop Misusing Autocorrect
Lifehacker Australia
For instance, he says, your phone might think you typed of, but realise several words later that you meant to type if. (It knows you didn't mean “Of you like piña coladas, and getting caught in the rain...”) The more advanced autocorrect gets, the more ...



WIRED

The HTC Exodus Blockchain Phone Comes Into Focus
WIRED
The HTC Exodus will also offer a novel way to recover your keys, which are often a series of words that need to be entered in the event that you lose access to your wallet. If you lose both your wallet and your recovery keys, you've officially lost ...



GoDanRiver.com

Recording: After woman calls 911, man in background says 'your momma is dead'
GoDanRiver.com
After a distorted dial tone — deliberately pitch-shifted by county officials to conceal the “natural voices” of the 911 caller and operator per North Carolina law — the first ragged words hit the phone receiver. “Stop!” a hoarse-sounding female voice ...

and more »


The Guardian

Google's prototype Chinese search engine links searches to phone numbers
The Guardian
Both would have the ability to update a list of verboten search words, which could include expected subjects like “human rights” and “student protest” but could also extend to search terms such as “Nobel Prize”, according to the Intercept's story. News ...

and more »


Elite Daily

Can You Make A Memoji With The iPhone 8? You'll Need This Camera To Get Started
Elite Daily
There always seem to be so many tempting benefits to buying a new phone: extended battery life, higher camera quality, and maximized durability are just a few factors that always seem to improve with each new generation of smartphones. But certain ...

and more »


Wichita Eagle

'Mom, it hurts.' Kansas mother heartbroken by daughter's final words in texting crash
Wichita Eagle
It was a trooper with the Kansas Highway Patrol using the phone, she said. Just before 8 a.m. that day, Danielle was in a crash, the Hays Post reported. Danielle was driving eastbound on U.S. 56 in Larned when her Chevy rear-ended a semi that was ...

and more »


Deccan Herald

'Watch your words and act your age': HDK warns BSY
Deccan Herald
Kumaraswamy said that the BJP had called JD(S) MLA Suresh Gowda (Nagamangala) over phone and had approached Congress MLA Shivalli Channabasappa Satyappa (Kundagol) in person. "Suresh Gowda got a call last night, while Shivalli was ...

and more »

Google News

 
 
#