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VoIP Roundup: MegaPath, BroadSoft, CenturyLink, ShoreTel

The UC and hosted voice segment has been picking up steam for years, and I need to pay it more attention. So here's a quick roundup of some of the news from this week across the sector:... [visit site to read more]

The Dawn of Virtual CPE

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Dr. Yuri Gittik, RAD If service providers hope to meet the challenges of automated, speedy, and profitable service delivery, they need networks that are agile, efficient, and well orchestrated. Programmable networks – now viewed as a must for providers – is the driver behind the acceleration in network function […]

Online Shopping Deals in Pakistan Getting Popular

Online deals present the model of an e-commerce business in which a particular online store offers a product for sale on discounted price. Online deals come for a pre-determined time period and last for 24 to 36 hours. The fundamental purpose of online deals is to attract potential customers at a large extent. Show More Summary

Sanath Jayasuria MD GEOTEL Lanka Signs Agreement With NTC

National Telecommunication Corporation has signed a Telecom Service Agreement with Legendry Cricketer Sanath Jaysuria who is also MD GEOTEL Lanka. Speaking on the occasion, Brig (R) Viqar Rashid Khan, Chairman NTC, welcomed the distinguished guest and elaborated on the close ties of People to People & both the Governments of Sri Lanka & Pakistan. Show More Summary

To Manage Big Data, Think Like the Customer

As you no doubt know, your technological devices collect massive amounts of data about you that in turn is collected and compiled by an indefinite number of companies to create a fairly comprehensive profile of, well, you. So called “Big Data,” that is, the widespread collection of massive amounts of information about people, has given [...]

FCC Fines Local Atlanta Carrier for ‘Slamming’ and ‘Cramming’

The Federal Communications Commission has come down hard on regional telecom provider GPSPS, after receiving several hundred complaints over the Atlanta-based company’s shady practices. In a press release this week the FCC explainedShow More Summary

AT&T Calls $100 Million FCC Fine “Unprecedented and Indefensible”

The proposed $100 million FCC fine of AT&T for not being transparent enough with its grandfathered unlimited data plan is “unprecedented and indefensible”, AT&T said in a filing with the FCC, reports Fierce Wireless. As a result, the carrier wants the regulator to withdraw the proposed fine because the decision in the case is arbitrary, excessive, [...]

Challenges Help to Build Character

Workplace challenges are inevitable. Managers sometimes have little to no control over these conditions when they occur, but overcoming challenges helps to build character and strength that can inspire and motivate employees. Focus on...Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 25 - 31 July 2015

3 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

I am headed for Honduras for 8 days; Tweets and posts will be very limited next week. I'll be checking on the completion of one water project (El Tamarindo - left) and scouting out some new ones. It will be about 10 degrees F (5.6 degrees C) cooler in San...

HTML5's Rise Marked with Confidence and Some Security Concern

HTML5 has proven to be an attractive platform for developers, but it is not without its faults.

Poll: Do you think the US will approve the Keystone XL pipeline?

With the end of the Obama administration in sight (or at least the 2016 presidential campaigns already making headlines), signs point toward a deadline on the Keystone XL decision. In a press briefing Wednesday, Eric Schultz, a White House spokesman, said the Keystone XL issue would be resolved by the time President Barack Obama leaves office […]

Internet of Things still learning how to play nice together

As the list of Internet-connected devices grows seemingly every hour, companies seeking an edge in this space are beginning to find fertile ground when it comes to one of the biggest entertainment drivers in the world – sports. But while users are warming to the idea of experiencing live events via smartphone or smartwatch from […]

Checkup: How IoT Tech Can Revitalize Healthcare

The Internet of Things can be an excellent tool, an entertaining toy or, in the case of healthcare, a life-changing technology.A new study by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on IoT in the Healthcare industry indicates that, although it is often deemed to have the greatest potential to benefit from IoT, healthcare remains one of the […]

IoT to generate massive data, help grow biz revenue

Fueled by increasing broadband adoption and access speeds, Internet of Things (IoT) will churn more than 20 zettabytes, or 20 trillion gigabytes, of data by 2025.Growing multi-device ownership also has been identified as a key driver of IoT and cloud adoption, according to research from Seagate Technology. The storage vendor said broadband speeds in the […]

‘Internet of Things’ Becomes ‘Internet of Everything’

The Internet of Things is becoming quite popular nowadays among representatives of high tech, IT industry and among investors. They consider the IoT as a cost-effective and efficient way to make the global economy develop fast. One can’t...Show More Summary

The Ford Nucleon, Electric Cars and the Swiss Thought Experiment

Here’s something I did not know existed, even as far as it did exist: In the 1950s, perhaps the height of the so-called Atomic Age, Ford developed a concept car called the Ford Nucleon. This nuclear-powered automobile was designed, according...Show More Summary

How a Green Fair Connection Helped the Environment and Employees

Using public transportation can help the planet because it is more fuel efficient. At a recent Green Fair in Springdale, Arkansas, we also learned just how much public transportation can help employees, especially those without a driver’s license or a car who struggle to get to work each day. read more

Can Hillary Promote Clean Energy Without Attacking the Fossil Fuel Industry?

Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton's climate plan is a probably a good start, but if she is going to take a solidified position on climate change and actually attempt to see it through, then she is going to have to embrace some controversial positions. read more

Climate Change Variability, Not Just Temperatures, Increase Mortality Risks for Vulnerable Populations

Climate and health research has shown that weather extremes fueled by climate change are seriously threatening human health. It is well-known by the public health community that average seasonal mean temperatures significantly influence the risk of weather-related mortality. read more

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