Thursday, September 01, 2005

Cell Phone Service Hit In Gulf States; Flooding Delays Repairs

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Computerworld Mobile/Wireless Update
September 1, 2005
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In this issue:

* Cell Phone Service Hit In Gulf States; Flooding Delays Repairs
* Study: No Brain Cancer Link To Mobile Phones
* Apple's New 14-in. IBook; Mostly ILike
* Cingular To Use Motorola's ITunes Phone, Analyst Says
* Ham Radio Can Help In Emergency (Letter to the editor)

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Cell Phone Service Hit In Gulf States; Flooding Delays Repairs

Hundreds of repair crews from Verizon Wireless and Cingular Wireless
are waiting to get into areas of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama
ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, but they must wait for
floodwaters to recede before they can restore service.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104270,00.html?nlid=MW2

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Study: No Brain Cancer Link To Mobile Phones

Using a mobile phone for 10 years does not increase the risk of
developing a tumor in the nerve connecting the ear to the brain,
according to a new study. But it remains unclear whether cell phone use
for a longer period of time is dangerous.

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Apple's New 14-in. IBook; Mostly ILike

Faster and more feature-laden, the newest iteration of Apple's popular
iBook line offers a lot for the casual user, says
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Cingular To Use Motorola's ITunes Phone, Analyst Says

Apple has scheduled an announcement that could involve plans
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Ham Radio Can Help In Emergency

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