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  • Mobile broadband the only way forward: Budde

    Wi-Fi technology will overtake traditional mobile networks due to its low cost and ease of integration associated with mobile applications, according to leading Australian telecommunications analyst, Paul Budde.

    Written by Lisa Banks28 March 11 12:10
  • Firm points finger at Iran for SSL certificate theft

    Iran may have been involved in an attack that resulted in hackers' acquiring bogus digital certificates for some of the Web's biggest sites, including Google and Gmail, Microsoft, Skype and Yahoo, a certificate issuing firm said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer24 March 11 06:56
  • GNU Free Call: An open source Skype alternative

    There's no denying that Skype is by far the most ubiquitous VoIP service today, but a new project launched this week aims to create an open source alternative.

    Written by Katherine Noyes19 March 11 04:55
  • Samsung unveils ultra-mobile tablets, laptops

    The Galaxy Tab now has two little brothers: The 4- and 5-inch Galaxy Players. The new "ultra-mobile" Android tablets were unveiled Wednesday morning by Samsung Electronics America President Tim Baxter at a New York press conference.

    Written by Robert Anthony17 March 11 07:39
  • Is VOIP secure?

    USANomad asked the Answer Line forum if people can eavesdrop on Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOID) phone calls.

    Written by Lincoln Spector15 March 11 01:24
  • House subcommittee votes to kill net neutrality

    A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee has voted in favor of a resolution to throw out the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's recently adopted net neutrality rules.

    Written by Grant Gross10 March 11 09:55
  • Skype and Facebook: When social media collide

    Back in October when Skype 5.0 client software appeared, it was heralded as a good thing all round. It integrated Skype's audio and video conferencing into Facebook's social media management, allowing Skype users to view and comment on Facebook friends' posts, and to communicate with them via SMS and Skype's voice service.

    Written by Matt Lake24 Feb. 11 01:55
  • RIM says competition taking advantage of India problems

    Research In Motion has accused unnamed competitors of trying to compound and profit from its problems in India by "suggesting or implying" that RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) will be singled out by Indian regulators, even as their own products that use encryption will escape scrutiny.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 Feb. 11 04:48
  • Skype looks to developing markets for growth

    Skype is looking toward developing markets for its mobile business as the popular voice-over-Internet Protocol service seeks to grow its presence in places where smartphone use is less common.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk18 Feb. 11 03:47
  • Skype buys Qik mobile video streaming service

    Skype has acquired Qik, the mobile-to-mobile video streaming service, as part of an effort to expand its voice and video calling service beyond PCs and to more devices.

    Written by James Niccolai07 Jan. 11 06:57
  • Skype releases client for Nokia's N8

    Skype released an updated version of its Symbian client, which adds support for Nokia's N8, C7 and the E5, the company said in a blog post on Wednesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs09 Dec. 10 06:07