Archive for August, 2008

Intel cuts power cords with wireless power system

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Note:  Very interesting technology but I do not even want to think about possible health effects.  If they can light a bulb (Most likely LED Light Bulb) across the room then I would want to see what effect that could have on me and you with those waves passing through us.  We already have cell, [...]

Phreakers take over FEMA phones ? thousands lost to overseas calls

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

The Associated Press is reporting that calls made overseas from a hijacked FEMA phone system racked up a $12,000 USD bill. The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed the FEMA phone system was cracked, and the calls all took place over the previous weekend.
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Coweta (GA) 911 now instantly maps cell phone calls

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Most Cowetans who call 911 from their cell phones don’t have to worry about location errors such as the one that may have contributed to the recent death of a woman in north Fulton County. When a call comes in to Coweta’s 911 center, the location instantly pops up on a map [...]

Bank of Beijing Adopting VoIP On Its Trading Floor

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

IPC Systems, a provider of communications solutions to financial services firms, announced today that Bank of Beijing has chosen the IQ/MAX, IPC’s voice over IP-enabled desktop tool, for its trading floor. With its main focus on transitioning to VoIP technology in order to support a technologically modern trading floor over the long-term, Bank of Beijing evaluated [...]

So you want VoIP in you Call Center

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

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VoIP in the Call Center. Could be a great way to make some cost cutting pay off while increasing customer relations. IT sounds like a great idea, simple, cost effective, and will link all your employees in a snap. Plus, adding to the Call Center you get all the features you love. Call recording, [...]

Lawsuit takes on Canadian 911 wireless fees

Friday, August 15th, 2008

An Ontario woman is trying to obtain class action status on a lawsuit against Rogers Wireless, alleging that the cell phone provider is pocketing more than its due in 911 service fees. Patricia Robson’s suit alleges no more than 10 cents of the monthly 50-cent fees usually charged to subscribers is actually required by regulators [...]

Cisco retires Linksys reseller program, reseller must become Registered Channel Partner

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Note:  Looks like the integration is complete.  Good thing Cisco makes good hardware. Cisco appears to be nudging ever closer to dropping the Linksys brand. Today it announces that it has combined the engineering teams for all its SMB products, forming a single group to develop products for the Cisco and Linksys brands. It has also [...]

Can You Believe We Put A Redneck In The White House? [Digg]

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Here is the new limo that is being delivered to President Bush.
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What are the best VoIP services

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Photo courtesy of iStockphoto, Richard Hobson
If you are like most, you are probably slightly confused about the services available for VoIP. Should you use Skype, Live Messenger, Freshtel, Pennytel, iiNet, TPG, etc. Should you be using ISP-based or SIP protocol. There are many factors that go into your decision making.
For me, I tried [...]

General Dynamics Awarded NSA Contract to Add Switched Network Compatibility to the Sectera vIPer Universal Secure Phone

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

General Dynamics C4 Systems has been awarded a $2.8 million contract by the National Security Agency (NSA) to add a new Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) feature to the Sectera vIPer Universal Secure Phone.  The new feature, called "PSTN Connect," will enable the vIPer Phone to connect with traditional telephone networks, enabling users of secure [...]