Telephone

A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly. A telephone converts sound, typically and most efficiently the human voice, into electronic signals suitable for transmission via cables or other transmission media over long distances, and replays such signals simultaneously in audible form to its user.

In 1876, Scottish emigrant Alexander Graham Bell was the first to be granted a United States patent for a device that produced clearly intelligible replication of the human voice. This instrument was further developed by many others. The telephone was the first device in history that enabled people to talk directly with each other across large distances. Telephones rapidly became indispensable to businesses, government, and households, and are today some of the most widely used small appliances.

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As the need for copper rises, cable manufacturers recycle more

Manila Bulletin 15 Jun 2024
But now it also makes an increasing amount of it from used copper, with the rods containing some 14 percent recycled metal ... Across the industry, manufacturers have been reusing and recycling some degree of copper for many years ... Building construction, cell phones, and data centers account for the other half of the increase in demand....
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Bygones: Paulucci bought 2,300 acres for celery farm in 1954

Duluth News Tribune 15 Jun 2024
The St ... Paulucci ... Dex Media is delivering 173,000 new 2004 Dex Twin Ports phone books throughout the area. Officials are reminding residents to recycle their old phone books instead of throwing them away. ]]> ....
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Kim Molina, Jerald Napoles lead PLDT Home's Fiber Fest

Manila Bulletin 14 Jun 2024
Kim Molina ... Santa Cruz, Antipolo City ... “We are here for every Filipino family ... Recycle.’ electronic waste (e-waste) collection drive at the Fiber Fest series ... Recycle.’ program encourages families to donate for proper disposal and recycling their old and broken electronic devices, such as mobile phones, landline phones, routers, laptops, and chargers ... ....
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‘It should be a right to fix your phone’: the boss of booming secondhand tech ...

The Guardian 11 Jun 2024
... than a tech guru, fighting to persuade us all to buy pre-owned phones, laptops and other devices, and repair or recycle our old ones....
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In brief: Bloom Market, upcoming meetings and more in Sewickley area

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 10 Jun 2024
Survey in the works ... There have been several discussions in the past few weeks about the survey ... Bloom Market ... to 2 p.m. June 15 ... Hard to recycle. A hard to recycle event is planned for 9 a.m ... It includes unlimited recycling of cell and home phones, computer towers and peripheral equipment, microwave ovens, stereo equipment, VCD and DVD players and more....
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Long Island Rail Road: How Technology Is Leading To More Lost – And Found – Items

Long Island Press 10 Jun 2024
Everything from a prosthetic leg (it was lost while being delivered) to umbrella after umbrella, phones, wallets and suitcases finds a last (or not-so-final) resting place here ... UBS Arena holds them for 30 days, before donating unclaimed phones to Big Sky Recycling and shredding unclaimed debit cards and credit cards....
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Upcoming calendar

The Record 09 Jun 2024
YEAR-ROUND RECYCLING ... In the Greenfiber green recycling container, in the church parking lot, the church receives newspapers, phone books, office paper, cardboard, cereal boxes, magazines, brown paper bags and construction paper ... and leave a message with their phone number....
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Royal Mint aims to sell £100m of UK coins to AMERICA - despite shutting its ...

The Daily Mail 04 Jun 2024
Golden handshake ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share this article. Share ... From December, the Mint wants to shift the 200 staff that currently work on overseas coins and move them into making jewellery and gold recycling. The Mint wants to recover the gold used in circuit boards, such as those found in mobile phones and laptops ... Best buy savings ... ....
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Lithium battery recycling to rise to 9,000 tonnes

Taipei Times 03 Jun 2024
... recycling plants to cope with fast-growing demand ... Battery recycling operators said that in the past used lithium batteries mainly came from mobile phones, laptops and other consumer electronic devices, adding that they recycled about 200 tonnes of lithium batteries per year....
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In brief: Sweetwater Blooms Market, book sale and more in the Sewickley area

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 03 Jun 2024
Bloom Market ... It pops up on Bank Street between Broad and Walnut streets in Sewickley this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m ... Hard to recycle. A hard to recycle event is planned for 9 a.m ... It includes unlimited recycling of cell and home phones, computer towers and peripheral equipment, microwave ovens, stereo equipment, VCD and DVD players and more ... 302....
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Gear Review: A potpourri of fun and functional items

Aspen Times 01 Jun 2024
Two internal mesh pockets keep toiletries or other items organized, and the additional external pocket is perfect for items you want to grab quickly, like keys, wallets, sunscreen, and phones ... Organic cotton meets recycled polyester in this lightweight wind-resistant men’s jacket, which conveniently packs into itself....
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SK Ecoplant mulls selling stake in US battery recycling firm

Korea Times 29 May 2024
battery recycling firm for investment gains ... battery recycling market, a company spokesperson said over the phone ... to 2 trillion won due to its advanced battery recycling technology in the upcoming era of EVs....
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Fitbit Ace LTE vs. Fitbit Ace 3

Crunch 29 May 2024
A phone alternative. If your child is too young for their own cell phone but you still want them to be able to contact you to check in or in case of emergency, the Fitbit Ace LTE is a good option ... Limited functionalityOlder model in need of a refreshNo connectivity without a phone....

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