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Weak growth prospects in the future For CenturyLink, Inc. [telecom]


February 25, 2018, 4:25 am

CenturyLink, Inc. stock price traded Upswing along with the volume 13.67 million shares in last session. Shares are clocking price at $17.98 with change of 0.45%. The company's 3-months average vol... Read more »

CenturyLink steals AT&T's Ethernet crown following Level 3 acquisition ...


February 24, 2018, 5:57 am

by Sean Buckley CenturyLink has overtaken AT&T's nearly 13-year reign as the top domestic Ethernet provider in the United States, a feat it achieved by completing its acquisition of Level 3 Commun... Read more »

One-stop counterfeit certificate shops for all your malware-signing needs [...


February 24, 2018, 1:26 am

One-stop counterfeit certificate shops for all your malware-signing needs Certificates registered in names of real corporations are surprisingly easy to come by. The Stuxnet worm that targeted Ira... Read more »

How a fight over Star Wars download codes could reshape copyright law [tele...


February 24, 2018, 1:26 am

How a fight over Star Wars download codes could reshape copyright law Legal scholar says Redbox's win over Disney is an atomic bomb of a finding. By Timothy B. Lee A federal judge in California ha... Read more »

Car companies are preparing to sell driver data to the highest bidder [tele...


February 23, 2018, 11:19 pm

Car companies are preparing to sell driver data to the highest bidder Connected cars are going to monetize data, but most drivers don’t know that. By Jonathan M. Gitlin The confluence of th... Read more »

The Myth of the Hacker-Proof Voting Machine [telecom]


February 23, 2018, 6:45 am

Election officials have insisted that machines can't be remotely compromised because they're not connected to the Internet. But security experts point out crucial ways in which they are. In 2011, ... Read more »

Threat from AT&T to pull my plug [telecom]


February 21, 2018, 12:04 am

Just opened a letter claimed to come from AT&T stating in part: It's important that you call us at 877 377 1686 before 3/25/2018 to set up an appointment to move your service and ensure your servi... Read more »

The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data [telecom]


February 20, 2018, 2:36 pm

The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data By Gabrielle Coppola and David Welch As smarter vehicles become troves of personal information, get ready for coupon offers at the next stoplight. Pictur... Read more »

[telecom] Court to "Charter": Lawsuit about fake speeds will pro...


February 19, 2018, 11:20 pm

Charter Corporation, now operating under the name Charter Spectrum, is a major cable internet provider. [Ars Technica] Charter Communications cannot use the federal net neutrality repeal to avoid... Read more »

Facebook Shows Why SMS Isn't Ideal for Two-Factor Authentication [telecom]


February 19, 2018, 9:51 pm

Facebook Shows Why SMS Isn't Ideal for Two-Factor Authentication by Josh Centers If you follow recommended security practices, you use two-factor authentication on every online service that allows... Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Some Teletype and other teleprinters for sale on Craigslist [telecom]


My previous inquiry has generated a number of leads to teleprinters available on Craigslist: there may be others, but these are what I have now. It looks like spring cleaning is turning up lots of ... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Non-profit needs donation of some POTS lines [Telecom]


Thanks for reading this. I'm posting on behalf of a non-profit organization that does important work. As you know, I've recently asked for help getting in touch with experts on telegraph signalling... Read more »