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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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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...

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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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NEWS.com.au

'Not very loving': Princess Diana blasted royals in secret call to George Michael
NEWS.com.au
The phone chat was recorded during her divorce battle with Prince Charles but has only now emerged, The Sun reports. As well as complaining ... The Princess of Wales took a potshot at the royals and swapped cheeky gossip during an intimate phone chat ...

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MuMbrella

Sam Kekovich talks about iguanas in Telstra Phonewords ad
MuMbrella
Media personality and sports commentator Sam Kekovich has returned to television ads discussing iguanas in a Telstra Phonewords ad. The ad draws upon Kekovich's previous ad appearances with a monologue from behind his desk.



ChannelNews

AI Milestone: Microsoft Voice Transcription Beats Humans
ChannelNews
In October last year, Microsoft revealed voice recognition technology which could transcribe the words of a phone call just as well as a trained human transcriber. Professionals hit a 5.9% word error rate, matching the results of Microsoft's system. In ...

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Hindustan Times

Do you panic immediately when your phone switches off? You might have nomophobia
Hindustan Times
Beware, you may develop 'nomophobia' that can cause increase in heart rate, anxiety, blood pressure, and unpleasant feelings, researchers warned. 'Nomophobia' or in other words smartphone separation anxiety is the feeling of discomfort or anxiety ...
Feeling bad without your phone could up anxiety: studyYourStory.com

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Droid Life

Android Oreo Has an Automatic Bootloop Fix Called 'Rescue Party'
Gadget Hacks
Android Oreo may not be the flashiest release, but it's got tons of under-the-hood changes. We recently discovered documentation in the AOSP source code that outlines one of these understated features, which has been dubbed "Rescue Party." According to ...
When is Android Oreo Coming to Your Phone?Droid Life
Xiaomi and Google's Android One phone is good news for buyersIndia Today
Android 8.0 Oreo: Features, release date and everything you need to knowPocket-lint.com
XDA Developers (blog) -Android
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Technology Zimbabwe

Keyboard apps are they useful on your phone?
Technology Zimbabwe
Honestly, if you're just going to be typing words in English and other popular languages then your default keyboard will work just fine. But if you want extra functionality and convenience then you'll soon realize that your phone's default keyboard ...

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Wetpaint

Prince William and Prince Harry Remember Last Words With Mother Princess Diana
Wetpaint
Prince William and Prince Harry are opening up about their late mother, Princess Diana, and the last moments they remember speaking with her. The former Princess of Wales tragically died after a car crash in 1997 when the boys were just teenagers — 15 ...

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The West Australian

Diana documentary controversy: the princess in her own words
The West Australian
Princess Diana claimed she once spied on Prince Charles on the loo having "phone sex talk" with Camilla. She also said that Camilla was the "raunchier of the two" after listening in on some of her husband's phone calls to his mistress, The Sun reports.
Princess Diana: In Her Own Words documentary relives the worst of the royal fairytaleABC Online
Diana reveals she caught Prince Charles sitting on the loo talking dirty to Camilla on the phone and says she would ...Daily Mail
Diana documentary airs leaked tapes, with the Princess 'crucifying herself'NEWS.com.au

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Customer Think

5 Tips for Delivering Excellent Customer Service Over the Phone
Customer Think
We've all had to make that dreaded phone call to the customer service department of a company at one point or another. Whether it's about trying to fix overages on your cell phone bill, calling a credit card company or something else, you won't find ...

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Pocket-lint.com

Nokia 9 with big-screen display could be Nokia's second flagship device
Pocket-lint.com
While the reps didn't explicitly say if a new phone was on the way, their words could hint towards one. After translation, 4Pda's report says "Well, as a cherry on the cake, representatives of HMD Global made a hint that in the future we are waiting ...

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