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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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NEWS.com.au

Heartbreaking final words of September 11 victims and their desperate families
NEWS.com.au
They are the last words of passengers, crew members and office workers who were among the 2996 killed when terrorists hijacked planes and crashed them into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Their voices convey both the primal ...

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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 ...



Forbes

Does Multi-Tasking Slow You Down? Ask Yourself These Questions To Find Out
Forbes
The six words in that email notification are most likely not relevant to what you're working on. (Okay, maybe 0.001% of the time that exact email will contain something relevant to what you're working on.) Or that message on your phone. How likely is ...



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 ...



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 ...

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Quartz

Bill Gates on what we know now that we didn't a year ago (in 895 of his own words)
Quartz
Bill Gates reads a lot, knows a lot, travels a lot, and thinks a lot. And so when you ask him what he knows now that he didn't a year ago, there's plenty of material for him to work with. Quartz put that question to Gates during a phone interview ...

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India Today

iPhone XS and XS Max review: Apple has made the most desirable phones in the world – but something else is coming
The Independent
Is this the future of the smartphone? Apple would have you think so. Last year, it described the iPhone X as the future because of its edge-to-edge display and ground-breaking Face ID that replaced the conventional fingerprint sensor: just glance at ...
iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max review: Crazy good phones at crazy high pricesIndia Today
Eight Things Nobody Has Told You About The Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS MaxForbes
New iPhone reviews: Here's what real people should be thinking aboutFast Company
BGR -International Business Times
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Business Insider

Google may have just revealed the colors of its upcoming Pixel 3 phone
Business Insider
... be the Pixel 3 in three colors: white, black, and mint. The page features the outline of a phone, along with the words "Coming Soon" and some digital confetti. Clicking on the Google logo on the phone switches between each color. Here's the white ...

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Business Insider

Apple's new iOS 12 software fixes the most annoying part of the iPhone X
Business Insider
The magic, Mashable reported back when the iOS 12 beta launched earlier this year, is that you can't trigger a screenshot while the phone is locked and the display is asleep. In other words, it's impossible to take a screenshot of your lock screen when ...

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Computerworld Australia

12 top Slack tips to up your productivity game
Computerworld Australia
Keep track of important keywords: Stay up to date on all the latest team developments by following the phrases that matter. To get notifications when particular words are used in your channels, just type /prefs, then edit My Keywords in your ...


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