Skype SA is still recovering from an outage caused by undisclosed technology problems. The Internet calling and messaging service was unavailable to almost all of its users starting midday Wednesday. By Thursday afternoon, some people still could
David Norris wants to collect the digital equivalent of fingerprints from every computer, cellphone and TV set-top box in the world. He's off to a good start. So far, Mr. Norris's company has identified 200 million devices. By the end of next year, B
As for the "kill switch" support, respondents could be interpreting what that might entail in different ways. "They might not be thinking about what the implications would mean .. they might be thinking of him blocking a particular country [or attack
Enjoying your new "droid" web-phone? Well, Google's popular Android mobile platform kernel contains more than 350 software flaws, one-fourth of which are high-risk for security breaches and system crashes, a newly released analysis of the open platfo
Messages containing blocked material either would not be received or would have the objectionable content redacted. Unlike other text blockers, Apple's would be able to filter content based on a child's grade level and claims to filter abbreviated wo
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he believes motorists are distracted by any use of mobile phones while driving, including hands-free calls, as his department begins research that may lead him to push for a ban.
Verizon Wireless could pay out up to $90 million in refunds to cell phone customers who were improperly charged for inadvertent Web access or data usage over the past several years.
T-Mobile told a federal judge it may pick and choose which text messages to deliver on its network. A texting service claiming T-Mobile stopped servicing its “short code” clients after it signed up a California medical marijuana dispensary.
Has the Truth movement been hijacked by cointelpro and psyops? Many Americans believe this is just the case. Some of the strongest patriot movements in America headed by Alex Jones, Ron Paul, campaign for liberty, the tea party, and many others have
The service... enables U.S. users of Google's Gmail service to make calls from microphone-equipped computers to telephones virtually anywhere in the world.
Huawei Technologies is willing to accept new Indian rules that will require telecommunication equipment suppliers to, among other conditions, give the government access to source code and engineering designs for its equipment
The corporate version of the BlackBerry is too hard to eavesdrop on. The e-mails and messages are encrypted while in transit, and even the company that makes BlackBerry, doesn't have the keys to decrypt them. Designed to keep corporate and government
The company behind the magicJack, the Internet phone gadget heavily advertised on television, has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads. MagicTalk would go one better by eliminating fees for calling land
In a matter of a few weeks the BlackBerry device has become the target for its encrypted email and messaging services. India, like several countries in the Middle East and North Africa, want access to encrypted Blackberry communication, which has bee
Owners of the iPhone will be able to legally unlock their devices so they can run software applications that haven’t been approved by Apple Inc., according to new government rules announced Monday.
Voice chat with zFone for VOIP communication with encryption. Zfone is open source code software which means no back doors. Together you will have unbeatable military grade encryption. This is the best secure encrypted communications method out there
FB is now purging all material related to the Tea Party movement, states’ rights and the Gadsden flag. Interesting that a business so utterly dependent on free speech and freedom activists will bitch slap them like this.
We can now tweet from the International Space Station and make phone calls from the summit of Mount Everest, so why can't we get any check our email from the ocean floor?
he Transportation Security Administration will block all websites that contain “controversial opinion” from its federal computers in the latest example of how Internet censorship is expanding in both the private and public sector as the federal gover
LAGOS (Reuters) – An eagerly-awaited submarine cable linking West Africa to Europe has gone live, paving the way for cheaper and more reliable internet access in one of the world’s fastest-growing telecoms markets
Researchers suggest an optical processing method that could lead to faster telecommunications.
Didn't know this was possible, but I tried it and it works: Have you ever wanted to text message a friend while you were busy working on the computer. But your cell phone was not available? Send that friend a text message via email. Here's how!
Margaret Gould Stewart, YouTube's head of user experience, talks about how the ubiquitous video site works with copyright holders and creators to foster (at the best of times) a creative ecosystem where everybody wins.
Any video program from anywhere via anything... We're getting ready.
In 2008, when Google organized its first developers’ conference, it gave attendees the first phones to run Android, its open source mobile operating system.
We're all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis tracks how a wide variety of traits can spread from person to person, showing how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you
A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the satellites' owners said Tuesday.
Just about anybody can create an inexpensive cellular base station that routes calls all over the world.
A perfect presentation can be a powerful event, inspiring an audience to take action or change their way of thinking. The reverse is also true: a weak presentation can result in apathy, boredom, or a lost business opportunity.
Library to acquire ENTIRE Twitter archive -- ALL public tweets, ever, since March 2006! Details to follow.