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In exchange for allowing it to provide universal telephone service, the US government required AT&T to stay out of other communication businesses, first by selling its telegraph subsidiary and later by steering clear of computing.
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In May 1861, federal agents descended on Northern telegraph offices and seized transcribed messages in bulk.
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The tech fight dates to the days of telegraph lines, undersea cables and “wireless” — that is, radio.
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In the telegraph office a young signaler was sending a thrilling message to Umballa, Lahore and the north.
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As there were no telegraph lines, another way had to be provided by which messages might be quickly sent.
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Flocks of birds seemed to sing through the air, striking against the telegraph wires.
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Suppose he should receive an acceptance by letter or telegraph but deny it, and insist that no contract had been made.
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He proceeded to the tall telegraph pole and swarmed quickly up it.
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He did not have to wait very long until a man in the garb of a telegraph messenger came up the street.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It was a tangled trail that Kip Burland followed that night, shadowing that man who wore a telegraph messenger's costume.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO TELEGRAPH

  • buzzer
  • cable
  • cablegram
  • call
  • coded message
  • flash
  • radiogram
  • report
  • signal
  • summons
  • telegraph
  • telegraphic message
  • teletype
  • telex
  • wire
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