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Skype's Social Media Accounts Hacked

Skype social media accounts including their Twitter account, Facebook page, and blog were hacked by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). Athough Skype gained control of their accounts and deleted the SEA's posts, the SEA tweeted...

2013 - The Year of WebRTC

WebRTC has been making great strides of late. A few companies using worth checking out are bistri, Plivo, and twelephone. I'm in the process of testing bistri and twelephone, but I did actual use Plivo's proof-of-concept WebRTC offering, which I'll...

Skype for iPad Released then Pulled

Skype for iPad was released but then pulled. But not before Rich Tehrani snagged a copy and tested it. Works great! Though the resolution of the iPad 2 camera could be better.As for the reason it was pulled, according to...

Social ENUM Platform Enables Facebook & Twitter Phone Calls

ENUM resolves phone numbers into a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) or IP addresses. It's basically "DNS" for phone numbers, mapping a person's phone number to the person's IP address on the network for routing the call over IP over a...

Disqus Down

Tried to post a comment on a TMC blog but it appears Disqus is down. In the field where I would type my comment was the Disqus logo. I then tried to moderate a comment from the Dashboard and got...

Social Networking 2.0 Brings Businesses Into the Fold

Social networking exploded in 2010 resulting in Facebook social networking traffic surpassing Google search traffic. What's the main difference between Facebook traffic and Google traffic? Facebook is about sharing content with groups - family, friends, and co-workers, while Google is...

Skype Down

Skype is experiencing a massive worldwide outage today. The last major outage was in 2007, in a story that I broke and it lasted a day. They also had a DNS issue back in 2004. Not exactly good timing with...

Major AT&T Outage

There appears to be a regional and perhaps nationwide outage of AT&T services. Several co-workers have reported that their Apple iPhones cannot make phone calls or receive texts.I tested my iPhone and sent some text messages that took over 5...

Twitter Statistics - Bull?

According to Techcrunch: Twitter's Biz Stone just reeled off some key, and very long awaited stats at Chirp. The stats:Twitter has 105,779,710 registered users. It gets 300,000 new users a day. It receives 180 Million Unique visitors a month. And...

Yahoo! Messenger for iPhone 1.3 Released

Yahoo! released an update to Yahoo! Messenger for iPhone (version 1.3) today. The new version adds some of the most frequently requested features for the app including: Allowing users to update their display image within the iPhone application Sending iPhone...

Facebook Provides Alibi to Man Charged with Robbery

Who knew that a Facebook status update simply stating "Where's my pancakes" would provide an alibi for a man charged in a robbery. Rodney Bradford, a 19-year-old resident of the Farragut Houses, was arrested on robbery charges, but was let...

JAJAH@call - Twitter meets the Phone

JAJAH, today announced the beta‚Äźlaunch of its Twitter calling solution, JAJAH@call. JAJAH users with a Twitter account can make phone calls via Twitter free of charge. @calls are made without revealing your number and without needing to know the number...

Tweefind a new rank-based twitter search

Fellow VoIP blogger Luca has launched a new endeavor called Tweefind, which is a rank-based twitter search engine rather than a simply timeline search on keywords. Luca explains: How is the Tweerank calculated? Behind the scenes there is a sophisticated...

Luca's Top 30 VoIP Leaders on Twitter list

Luca Filigheddu has a Top 30 VoIP Leaders On Twitter post worth checking out. TMC's Rich Tehrani and I are on the list. Honestly, I haven't seriously started using twitter until the beginning of this month, so I'm just ramping...

Twitter slow today

Twitter has been super slow today, though not a full outage. My tweets and trying to follow people are taking forever. Lots of users are complaining as well. Why oh why did I join twitter - it's absolutely killing my...

SuperNews - Twouble with Twitters - Hilarious Video!

This is a hilarious spoof of twitter addicts! For you super tweeting twitter addicts -- and you know who you are - maybe not so much. Via BoingBoing...

Twitter Finally Embraced + Twitter Bug

I begrudgingly joined Twitter in December last year, but after joining and playing around with it for awhile I stopped using Twitter. It seemed like its only purpose was to stroke one's own ego by collecting a vast army...

Nimbuzz VoIP app on Apple App Store

Nimbuzz is a free app that lets you call (VoIP), chat, message, and send photos, music and video on your iPhone, which was recently made available on the Apple App Store. Using a centralized contact list you can connect with...

friends of fring

fring is offering a limited number of "friends of fring" with exclusive access to news, and features before general release. I like to call fring the "Swiss Army knife of mobile VoIP" supporting SIP, Skype, MSN Messenger, Yahoo, ICQ,...

fring Enhances Mobile IM Client with fringAdd-ons

fring claims that since they opened their API last Monday that hundreds of apps were submitted "proving that there's an insatiable appetite in the U.S. for new mobile widgets and add-ons."  In the past week, fring has approved four...

Asterisk Hardware - Which would you choose?

Last week, I posted a blog entry about how Slacht, an Irish company offering a wall-mounted Asterisk-based PBX chose PIKA’s hardware. I also posted a 'teaser' when I stated, "I have some further thoughts on this news, which I can't...

Pew Internet Quiz - How Techie Are you?

Greg Galitzine has an interesting post about a Pew report. According to Greg, "The Pew Internet and American Life Project have released the results of a survey entitled A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users. The survey was designed to...

Ringback Videos, Twitter - Bah!

Brough Turner, one of the best thought leaders in IP Communications, has an interesting post on IMS and its future implications. He mentions that IMS is still in its infancy, but adds "IMS enables multimedia ringback, i.e. video! So there...
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