Archive for June, 2011

Major Asterisk SCF Build System Changes Introduced.

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Asterisk SCF Build System
Yesterday Kevin Fleming, Digium’s Director of Software Technologies, posted to Mailing list that he has introduced some major changes to the build system.
Asterisk SCF (Asterisk Scalable Communications Framework) was introduced to the Asterisk community at the Astricon 2010
“On Monday afternoon I merged a significant set of improvements to…
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Priority Call Filter For Android, Will Keep Your Mom Near And The Rest Away!

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Priority Call Filter For Android,
If you have ever got calls at wrong time, woken you up from a well deserved slumber, you know the feeling, “Who the %&*^&*& calling me at this time?” May be like I do, turn the phone off when I really want to sleep, only to miss a call from [...]

Facebook At 750 Million Users?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Facebook User count
Techcrunch is reporting that, Facebook now has reached 750 users, (according to Facebook user count metric, a user who has logged in during last 30 days.) according to a undisclosed source close to the Facebook.
Last time the official count announcement was when the user base reaches 500 million users.
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Software Patents And The Associated Legal Implications! “A Generation of Software Patents”

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Software patent lawsuits.
A Generation of Software Patents
A paper by Boston University’s James Bessen, “A Generation of Software Patents” takes one through the current state of patents and 20 years of it’s journey while introducing you to the ridiculous state of patent affairs. After researching through a generation of software patents, from award of a [...]

Wyoming Selects Google Apps For Government, Adds Another First To The State History!

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Wyoming GoogleApps
You have heard of Los Angeles City putting all it’s entire work force under GMail for communications, State of Wyoming has gone one step up and further. Wyoming has put it’s entire work force of state workers on Google Cloud, actually Google Apps on the cloud! To be specific, Google Apps for Governments.
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SkypeKit: 6 years of vaporware

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Skype Journal called for a ?naked Skype? or a ?headless Skype? in 2005, before eBay bought Skype. We wanted a Skype engine without a user interface, fully scriptable, that would let us build gateways that talk to the Skype network, include Skype inside desktop applications, and embed Skype in hardware. How hard is it [...]
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Book of the Day: The Strain (spoiler alert)

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Are you tired of Twilight romance? Of True Blood intrigue (the new season starts this weekend)? Then pick up The Strain. Hogan and Del Toro?s vampire trilogy is a dark, fast, medical thriller; an epidemiological Robin Cook meets Nosferatu?s creepy dread. We meet The Strain?s vampires at New York?s JFK airport, a superbly [...]
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Echoprint, A Free And Open Source Music Fingerprinting Service From Echo Nest!

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Echoprint from Echo Nest
Echo Nest, a provider of music intelligence services to many media apps and companies, announced an open source music fingerprinting service (Music Identification service) named Echoprint.
Echo Nest has teamed up with 7digital and MusicBrainz and launched a 13 million strong song catalog. The catalog is expected to grow wide and deep [...]

Motorola Atrix 4G To Get Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) Update.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Motorola Atrix 4G To Get Gingerbread
Looks like AT&T and Motorola are finally getting to deliver the Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) update to the for the phone I want to have, Motorola Atrix 4G.
The update supposed to bring a whole slew of improvements but personally, I hope they keep the Moto Blur away!
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HTC EVO 4G+ Might Land On Sprint Shelves.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

HTC Evo 4G+
Looking just like HTC Evo 3D, the rumored HTC Evo 4G slated to be available on Sprint it seems. The twin 5MP cameras have been replaced with a single 8MP camera in the back and there is a 1.3MP front facing camera. The 4.3″ qHD display supported by HTC Sense is supported [...]