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  • adj. Attributive form of mobile phone, noun.


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  • Yet we live in a world today where we pay $300 for a hotel room that spies on your alcohol intake, where millions of people voluntarily "check in" their every movement on FourSquare and Facebook, and where we routinely give big-name and no-name mobile-phone applications the right to track us everywhere we go.

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  • The phone-hacking saga—in which Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper used a private investigator to obtain personal information about celebrities, politicians and other public figures by breaking into mobile-phone voice mailboxes—began in late 2005, when police first started investigating the News of the World on suspicion that the tabloid had broken into Prince William's voicemail account.

    News Corp. Unit Apologizes in U.K. Phone Hacking Case

  • These are hardly the analogies one would expect for a company that has been the largest mobile-phone maker in the world for over a decade.

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  • Researchers recruited 207 university students to act as mobile-phone sellers, with prizes for those who closed the most deals on the best terms.

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  • Polkomtel is one of Poland's three major mobile-phone operators.

    Polish Billionaire to Buy Polkomtel for $5.43 Billion

  • Associated Press Syrians, shown in a mobile-phone image Monday, pray in Sa'a Square in the center of the city of Homs.

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  • But the Apple-Samsung battle stands out because, while competing in the mobile-phone business, the two companies are close business partners, with Apple as one of the biggest buyers of chips, screens and other components that Samsung manufactures.

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  • I'm proud to have the highest mobile-phone bill in the company, he says, adding that he prefers calling people to sending emails.

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  • He said he is aware of evidence that a News of the World journalist knew Milly Dowler's mobile-phone number and PIN code at the time.

    U.K. Police: No Evidence Paper Deleted Girl's Messages

  • The latest accusations follow two earlier sets of charges filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation against other companies and individuals as part of a probe into India's 2008 allocation of mobile-phone spectrum and licenses.

    India Aims Charges Against Essar Executives


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