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The Coming Urban Drone War

Drone technology may be the biggest threat to civilized society over the next twenty years Picture a speeding criminal on the run who discovers a police cruiser behind it with its lights flashing. The driver rolls down the window and...

Now the US Has a Robotic Hummingbird

TMCnet's Chris DiMarco reports that DARPA funded a robotic spy nano-hummingbird weighing 19 grams or 0.67 ounces. With a wing span of 5.6 inches the "bird" which has an integrated CMOS video camera and transmitter has recently increased its flying...

Ready, Aim, Send: Military Embraces Smartphones

It is not as if the US government has slowed spending to keep up with the general economy so it comes as a surprise to me that we haven't been issuing a couple of smartphones apiece to soldiers in the...

iDirect Optimizes IP communications over Satellite

Recently I had a chance to meet with David Bettinger the CTO of iDirect to discuss his company's achievements. His company founded in 1994 provides IP communications equipment for the satellite industry. By accelerating TCP/IP protocols the company allows more...

Predator Video Intercepted by Afghan Insurgents

You know those state of the art airplanes - the unmanned drones the US has flying in Afghanistan, well these Predator Drones at a cost of over $4 million apiece send video of their targets in an unencrypted format allowing...

Selling to the Government: GSA Explained

 There is a once in a lifetime opportunity ahead of us as the government prepares to spend unprecedented amounts of money for a variety of initiatives. The reality is that a small percentage of companies are doing most of the...

Needed: Photoshop Billboards in DC

Seriously? The US has the most technologically advanced administration we have ever had in the White House and the military has to fly jets to specific locations to take a photo? This is really not a joke? Having an airplane...

Is Twitter Dangerous?

Reports abound that the military is concerned about the use of Twitter, voice changing software and GPS by terrorists. Sadly, there are just so many services and technologies which are designed to help society that can be used in a...

Emerson Network Power News

Emerson Network Power picked up the Motorola Embedded Computing Group last September and since that time, the company has made great progress in rolling out new products. I recently had a chance to sit down with Brian Carr Strategic...

I'm Talking in the Rain

Quite often people are in places like a bar room brawl, a rain storm or even a war zone and they wish they could take crucial phone calls. After all, it could be an important caller letting you know for...

Packet8 and the Army

I recently learned that 8x8's Packet8 service was awarded a US Government contract and, there's going to be an installation of 15 Packet8 Virtual Office unlimited extensions at the US Army's, Yuma Arizona facility. It looks like the voice over...

Call Centers Changing Lives

I actually felt good writing this story. Like I was contributing to something bigger than anything I have written about previously. I hope you read it, it moves you and you find a way to have your corporation participate in...

Tom Ridge to Speak at ITEXPO

I am looking forward to hearing Tom Ridge’s comments at the upcoming Internet Telephony Conference & Expo this month in Ft. Lauderdale Florida (January 24–27). Secretary Ridge will present his thoughts on a number of issues ranging from security to...
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