Dr. Henning Schulzrinne, current CTO of the Federal Communications Commission. Dr Schulzrinne co-developed the key protocols that enable Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and other multimedia applications, including RTP which enables real-time transmission of multimedia across the Internet and SIP, which sets up and configures VoIP telephony communications.
Several folks have reported that yesterday Ubiquiti Networks sent out a marketing email announcing a new line of VoIP products under their UniFi brand. A quick look at the information offered online reveals some very nice looking hardware.
Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards. Although we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans and the occasional reformatting to keep our thumbdrives from becoming the carrier for the next digital epidemic. But the security problems with USB devices run deeper than you think:
Phone Arena has a short video up in which the BlackBerry Passport gets introduced. The unique hardware keyboard whose entire surface is also a touchpad gets demonstrated. Typical of a BlackBerry, the Passport employs a portrait style QWERTY keyboard.
THV 11 Girl's Galaxy S4 Smartphone Burns Under Her Pillow as She Sleeps Yahoo Tech When she got up and searched around for the source of the stench, she realized that she had wedged her charging phone under her pillow.
Wi-Fi smart sockets including Broadlink SP2 also supporting power monitoring, and Kankun KK-SP3, a cheaper, more basic version that can only be turned on and off manually or via timers, and which runs OpenWRT.
IP Communications & VoIP's insight:
IoT of a sort, turn stuff on and off in up to 150 sockets with up to 20 mobile devices.
VISITING International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deputy secretary-general Houlin Zhao has launched the first-ever cyber security laboratory in Zambia, which will enable law-enforcement agencies to combat Information Communication Technology (ICT)-related crimes.
Blue Jeans for Hangouts was introduced as an interoperable gateway service that delivers a cloud-based solution to enable standard H.323 or SIP room-based systems, such as Cisco or Polycom, to connect with Google Hangouts participants joining from desktop, mobile, or Chromebox for meetings rooms. Blue Jeans for Hangouts will be available in September.