Google said today it is giving a free lifetime phone number and voice mail to every single homeless person in San Francisco who wants one.The effort, which part of Project Homeless Connect, will enable a homeless person to check his or her messages from any phone.
Russell Shaw's blog describes the emerging world of converged content, plus the Internet and mobile carriers, devices and services that sell and distribute this content to enterprises and consumers.
I'll call a spade a spade here.Too many hackers, coders, and open source religionists are elitists.
Is Apple going to ease up on iPhone jailbreakers? Based on what COO said yesterday, kind of sounds like it
In remarks at an investment conference yesterday, Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook said that because the demand for hacked iPhones exists, there would always be a level of hacking.That type of hacking could be taken to be the type of jailbreaking that when performed successfully, can "free" iPhone from its tethers to geographically exclusive carriers such as AT&T Mobility in the U.
Valleywag is hearing that a "do-over" of yesterday's net neutrality-overlayed FCC hearing about Comcast's thwarting of Torrent packets may be headed to the campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto.I wonder how happy Comcash will be to face the citizenry's champion of net neutrality and reasonable copyright.
Five hundred music business execs gathered today at the Digital Music Forum East conference in New York.To read Nate Anderson's account in Ars Technica, attendees differed on the matter of the importance of record labels.
The IP-Enabled Voice Communications and Public Safety Act of 2007 has just been passed by the U.S.
Internet calling solutions provider iotum has announced expanded availability for its FREE Conference Calls application on Facebook.Internatinal in scope, the expansion fir the five-month-old service is being facilitated by agreements with Internet communications partners Truphone in the U.
(via South Florida Sun-Sentinel)Quoted on the website of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel newspaper, Florida Power & Light spokeperson Aletha Player estimated that some 700,000 South Floridians lost power due to a shutdown at an FP&L nuke plant today.Power losses and VoIP don't play well together, especially when we are talking about VoIP over your PC.
Seems as though Comcast wanted to ensure a sympathetic gallery crowd for yesterday's FCC hearings about the broadband Internet giant's habit of thwarting BitTorrent packets and connections.So what better way to do just that than getting some warm bodies off the street and then paying them to sit there and "hold spaces" for local Comcast employees who were "invited" to show up.
It's now bare-to-the-walls time for CompUSA.Gizmodo has a couple of shots of a Portland, Oregon CompUSA, stripped clean.