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USA Liberty Act Won't Fix What's Most Broken with NSA Internet Surveillance – EFF

A key legal linchpin for the National Security Agency’s vast Internet surveillance program is scheduled to disappear in under 90 days. Section 702 of FISA—enacted in 2008 with little public awareness about the scope and power of the NSA’s surveillance of the Internet—supposedly directs the NSA’s powerful surveillance apparatus toward legitimate foreign intelligence targets overseas. Instead, the surveillance has been ... Read More »

TalkTalk, Opus Tel introduce VoIP applications – Telecompaper

Swisscom and UPC Switzerland ceased offering their VoIP services iO messenger and UPC Phone App in August, but the operators TalkTalk and OpusTel have recently introduced such facilities, reported Dschungelkompass. In the summer of 2013, Swisscom introduced its own messenger application, called iO. The application included flat rate telephony, which even users who were not Swisscom subscribers could buy for CHF ... Read More »

Major AI Breakthrough for Encrypted Multi-party Smartphone Voice Messaging – BW Businessworld

SafeSwiss uses artificial intelligence to boost secure VOIP call quality <!– –> Leading encrypted messaging app SafeSwiss has just released a series of updates to enhance its already high-quality secure encrypted VOIP (voice over internet protocol) voice call feature, along with a new dark theme option. The SafeSwiss VOIP update includes cutting-edge AI (Artificial Intelligence) software, meaning that anytime you ... Read More »

Best VoIP providers for 2017 – IT PRO

Every year, Gartner names the most impressive unified communications vendors around, ranking them according to their vision and general offerings across VoIP, video, web conferencing, telephony, messaging, applications and UCaaS solutions. What’s important to note is that VoIP isn’t just limited to being able to use an application on your computer or phone to make calls and partake in video ... Read More »

Scammer posing as officials with DeKalb County Sheriff's Office – Chattanooga Times Free Press

DeKalb County, Ala., Sheriff Jimmy Harris DeKalb County, Ala., Sheriff Jimmy Harris Photo by Ben Benton /Times Free Press. A scammer has been posing as officials with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office in Fort Payne, Ala., according a news release. DCSO Sheriff Jimmy Harris said the agency has received numerous calls today reporting the scam phone call.  The number calling is 256-273-5618, ... Read More »

Amazon's Alexa Calling & Messaging Feature Comes To Europe – Android Headlines

Amazon’s Alexa Calling & Messaging feature is now making its way to Europe, the Seattle, Washington-based tech giant said earlier this week, adding that consumers in Germany and the United Kingdom should soon have access to the functionality, The Verge reports. The solution allows owners of Alexa-infused Echo devices to call each other on their gadgets via an online connection ... Read More »

Smart city success stories – GCN.com

Smart city success stories By Matt Leonard Oct 04, 2017 Technology leaders from five cities got the chance to highlight smart city success stories during the opening panel of Smart Cities Week, running Oct. 3-5 in Washington, D.C. Archana Vemulapalli, the CTO for Washington, D.C., and Peter Auhl, the CIO of Adelaide, South Australia, said the planning phase is especially ... Read More »