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Microsoft: No iPhones Allowed

Microsoft Corp. has reportedly said it will no longer pay the data charges for employees’ iPhones, BlackBerrys and other rival devices, instead only paying for those incurred by Windows Mobile devices. The anticompetitive, captive audience strategy is perhaps unsurprising, considering that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has for years said that he won’t allow his children […]

AT&T Adds Parental Controls for Cell Phones

AT&T Inc. on Tuesday launched a Web-based feature that gives parents more control over their childrens mobile phone use. AT&T Smart Limits for Wireless allows a parent to set usage limits on a childs talk time, text messages, instant messages and downloads. It also lets parents manage how and when a child can communicate, restrict […]

Not Necessarily News

A Safe Place in Cyberspace Parents worried about predators tracking their school-age children via online social sites now have an alternative to forums such as MySpace and Facebook. Its called safeTspace and was created by a team of government and financial security consultants with the help of Jabber Inc. Heres how it works: With the […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Controlling cell phone use in the classroom is a big challenge for teachers, but most American parents do not want schools to forbid children from bringing the devices onto school property. A recent survey by OSS provider ACE*COMM Corp. shows parents mostly are concerned about scheduling and safety issues. Of the 1,000 parents polled: 99 […]

Disney Mobile Taps O2 to Offer Family-Friendly Service in United Kingdom

The Walt Disney Internet Group has announced its intention to create the first mobile phone service in the United Kingdom specifically designed for families. The service, called Disney Mobile, will use the O2 network and is expected to launch later this year. This move is in line with the Walt Disney Co.’s focus on growth […]

Telecom Companies Offer Holiday Cheer

With the holidays comes all manner of charitable giving and opportunities to reach out and touch someone. As Christmas, Hanukkah and other celebrations approach, a number of telecom companies are providing holiday cheer to children and military families.

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On behalf of the John V. Budney Memorial Fund, thank you for supporting our 1st Annual Golf Tournament. Your sponsorship was essential to our success, and, as a result of your generosity, we raised a total of $71,938.47 for the fund. More than 250 golfers were in attendance a record number at Eagle Vale! In […]

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