Wednesday, February 22, 2006

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Nokia, Motorola show cellular-VoIP phones

"Call me back on the landline" may soon sound like a quaint, turn-of-the-century instruction to the ears of many mobile phone users.

Nokia and Motorola, the world's biggest branded handset makers, both unveiled phones at a tradeshow here this week that switch between cellular coverage outdoors and cheap wireless Internet calling inside — all on a single phone number.

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Iranian bakeries rename Danish pastries

Iranians love Danish pastries, but when they look for the flaky dessert at the bakery they now have to ask for "Roses of the Prophet Mohammed."

Bakeries across the capital were covering up their ads for Danish pastries Thursday after the confectioners' union ordered the name change in retaliation for caricatures of the Muslim prophet published in a Danish newspaper.

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Blogger ashok said...

interesting info on danish pastries...idu theviya?

Thu Feb 23, 01:58:00 PM 2006  

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