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Is technology killing off the phone number?

With today's abundance of technology, the days of the old fashioned phone number appear to be in decline.

Ian Pearson, a futurologist at the technology consultants Futurizon, and Ben Hammersley, editor-at-large of Wired UK, debate the legacy of the telephone.

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