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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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"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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Voice of America

'Words With Friends' Adds 50,000 New Words - VOA Learning English
Voice of America
The Words with Friends mobile phone game adds 50000 slang words.

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Popular Science

11 new iOS 11 features to try
Popular Science
In addition to the recently-announced iPhone models, many older phones and tablets will be able to download iOS 11. If your device is currently running iOS 10—in other words, if you own an iPhone 5s or later, a 5th generation iPad or later, an iPad ...
New features come with the iOS 11 upgrade for iPhone and iPadNEWS.com.au
Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new softwarePocket-lint.com

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BGR

Is Apple deliberately slowing down cellular data on some iPhone 8 models?
BGR
iFixit found during their teardown of the new iPhone 8 that the phone — or at least the variant sold in Australia — is packing a Qualcomm X16 modem. That's the same radio chip as found in all this year's top Android phones, and it's capable — with ...

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Reuters

Daily Briefing: Korean war of words triggers risk flight - UK Reuters
Reuters
The escalating war of words over North Korea –- as U.S. President Donald Trump imposed tighter sanctions and Pyongyang said it might test a hydrogen bomb ...

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ABC Online

Digital Detox Challenge #3 & 4 results: texting and only using the phone alone
ABC Online
This week we issued not one but two digital detox challenges to keep you on your toes when it comes to the relationship with your smartphone. One was only using full words and sentences and no emojis when you text, and the other is only using your ...



Inc.com

In Just 7 Words, Apple CEO Tim Cook Shows Why the Future of Apple Might Be Doomed
Inc.com
The X is an extremely beautiful device, with a stainless steel band and glass back curving into a 5.8-inch OLED display that stretches from the edges of the front of the phone. Apple is calling it a "Super Retina Display" with 1125 x 2436 pixels of ...

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Outlook India

Lynched Tripura Journalist Santanu Bhowmik's Last Words To His Channel: 'Reaching Office Soon'
Outlook India
While making some video clips on his mobile phone, he came close to the agitators. That is when he was 'gheraoed' by the protestors despite a thick police presence. They first hit Santanu on his leg with a heavy object. When he fell down, they dragged ...

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PEOPLE.com

9/11: United Flight 175 Passenger's Final Words to Wife - People
PEOPLE.com
Minutes before United Airlines Flight 175 slammed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, 38-year-old Brian Sweeney made a phone call to his ...

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The Mercury News

Kim Jong Un calls Trump 'dotard,' ramps up war of words
The Mercury News
Reading this on your phone? Stay up to date with our free mobile app. Get it from the Apple app store or the Google Play store. “Well at least we learned a new word before the nuclear winter,” Michael Waldrop wrote in a reply to the Merriam-Webster tweet.
Trump piles on economic sanctions against North Korea; war of words between leaders continuesNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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How Does This Foreign Android Phone Stack Up In America?
Forbes
Then occasionally I see a cryptic “your mobile phone is in the best condition” message. In other words, you're continuously reminded while using this phone that it's a foreign model functioning adequately in the States. It can feel like a compromise at ...


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