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Around the Web 8.13.08: First cellphone call, an elephant's call and the new LG Prada

October 13, 2008 |  8:27 am
Man using cellphone at GOP convention

-- Twenty-five years ago today, the first cellphone call was made in the U.S. LAT

-- How far we've come. Prada unveils its latest fashion statement, an LG phone. Gizmodo

-- Kimani, an elephant in Kenya, sends a text message when he's about to invade a village. SFGate

-- Cisco calls Bangalore its second headquarters. Mercury News

-- Say goodbye to keys: using a fingerprint scan to unlock the deadbolt. LAT

-- Say hello to a new high for Apple shares: Analyst upgrades his assessment of Apple while cutting price target to $135, down from $175. Barron's

-- Say hello (again) to shareholders of Yahoo wanting a marriage with Microsoft. Silicon Alley Insider

-- It's only a test: Fans of a Washington state junior hockey team are the guinea pigs for anti-terrorist technology. LAT

-- Mainstream news media become link junkies. NYT

-- The electronic spies are unreliable. Data mining and behavior detection don't really work. AllThingsD

-- Michelle Quinn

Photo: Man using cellphone at Republican convention in St. Paul, Minn. Credit: Win McNamee / Getty Images