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Privacy Tip #152 - Device Self-Defense [telecom]

August 20, 2018, 2:06 am

If you have bought a new cell phone recently, you will see that the technology of the newest smart phones is far more advanced than in the past, and have features on them that most people don't und... Read more »

Landlines Have Been Down Since Friday for Some Virginia Residents [telecom]...

August 20, 2018, 1:55 am

Landlines Have Been Down Since Friday for Some Albemarle Residents ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Hundreds of people in Albemarle County have been without landline phone service since Friday mornin... Read more »

CenturyLink: We won't buy spectrum at auction [telecom]

August 20, 2018, 1:49 am

By Mike Dano CenturyLink continues to investigate how it might deploy wireless technology to reach customers more easily in rural areas, but don't expect the company to purchase significant chunks... Read more »

Castro: Local CenturyLink customers still living in the last century[teleco...

August 20, 2018, 1:45 am

Castro: Local CenturyLink customers still living in the last century By Melissa Castro CenturyLink, the internet provider of last resort for many in the rural area, proclaims on its website, We be... Read more »

Odin, MN residents join chorus of Frontier complaints [telecom]

August 18, 2018, 6:16 pm

By Brian Arola ODIN - Nancy Olson is dissatisfied with her internet service and plans to show Frontier Communications she's not alone. Tired of slow to nonexistent internet at her home north of Od... Read more »

AT&T sim-jacking highlights a strong use-case for Digi-ID [telecom]

August 18, 2018, 6:12 pm

Digibyte (DGB) - AT&T sim-jacking highlights a strong use-case for Digi-ID By Nick Mwenda Digibyte (DGB: Hackers are getting bolder by the day, and crypto investors are increasingly becoming a hug... Read more »

Battle of the internet titans [telecom]

August 18, 2018, 6:05 pm

By Dalton Delan Once upon a time, when Al Gore invented it, the internet was a rutted dirt road that got you where you wanted to go as long as you knew DOS (disk operating system). Now you pay ext... Read more »

Rural community leaders discuss need for internet speed [telecom]

August 18, 2018, 5:42 pm

Rural Broadband Breakfast Roundtable examines web access PRINCE GEORGE - When Angela McPhaul and her husband moved to Sussex County 18 months ago, they realized how difficult it can be for rural V... Read more »

Verizon Blocks SIP Traffic Using ALG [telecom]

August 17, 2018, 8:09 pm

In Depth: Verizon Blocks SIP Traffic Using ALG By Eric Phipps As one of the largest mobile broadband carriers in the country, the Verizon 4G LTE network is used by a sizable portion of the VoIP p... Read more »

Fight for the Future Statement on FCC Chairman's Senate Testimony [telecom]...

August 17, 2018, 11:51 am

Fight for the Future Statement on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Senate committee Testimony in Response to the Agency's Fake DDoS Attack WASHINGTON - This morning FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and his fellow Com... Read more »

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California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone...

California woman charged with using spyware to tap a police officer's phone Investigators say Kristin Nyunt intercepted sensitive law enforcement information. by Megan Geuss Oct 20 2014 Ars Tech... Read more »


Re: From Our Archives: Exchange Names in St. Louis

Not correct. When I lived in Long Beach, California, around 1987, the Orange County Transit District ran service into Long Beach but its offices were long distance from Long Beach. I believe the nu... Read more »


Is Verizon Wireless Sabotaging Older Cell Phones?

I have long had a Nokia 5180 phone (since Xmas 1998, to be exact). It was on its second battery, but eventually couldn't even keep that charged, and I finally decided, this past February, to claim o... Read more »


Tracing Calls w/Spoofed Numbers? [telecom]

Is this even possible - given the resources of a government? I keep getting these lame-sounding letters from the Pennsylvania (USA) AG's office explaining why they can't do anything about telephone s... Read more »


WQN, Inc. Announces the Introduction of RocketVoIP

[Comment: I have looked over this company's web site a little bit and while they are so new that I can't find any customer reviews of their service, I can say that even if they do give decent service... Read more »


Wierd Telephone Problems

Hello: I have this problem with my telephone at home. For incoming calls, sometimes, it would ring once then disconnect the caller. I thought it was my phone, but I bought a new one, and it was the ... Read more »


Online Banking Keeps Customers on Hook for Fees [telecom]

Online Banking Keeps Customers on Hook for Fees By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ October 15, 2011 Customers frustrated by banks' controversial new fees are finding out what industry insiders have known for yea... Read more »


Demystifying the Blockchain [telecom]

By Andrew Ross Sorkin This is bonkers. A new so-called blockchain company is selling virtual real estate online with prices as high as $120,000 for a 10-meter by 10-meter piece of virtual land. Yo... Read more »


When Texting Is Wrong [Telecom]

The Moral of the Story - The Ethicist's take on the news When Texting Is Wrong By Randy Cohen July 13, 2009, 11:50 pm The Issue: You're having dinner with your teenage kids, and they text throughou... Read more »


How to find out mobile carrier's web-to-sms gateway address?

Is there anyway to find the e-mail to SMS gateway a mobile carrier uses to route email as SMS messages? I am talking about any carrier: I found some lists on the internet, but they don't cover all t... Read more »