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Cisco funds university research into VoIP security

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are exploring, with Cisco's financial assistance, vulnerabilities in VoIP and possible ways to address those flaws. VoIP security is seen as a top concern of VoIP customers and...


OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices

The push-to-talk device will work with iOS and Android smartphones and ship later this year

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How cellphone calling is going all Internet

It isn’t just wireline voice calls that are shifting to IP. Voice calls over wireless mobile phones are too, in a big way.

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

Face to face with 8x8: Company execs discuss keys to VoIP success

Mid-market and contact center VoIP adoption are growth engines.

Voxbone launches WebRTC service

WebRTC calls enabled over Voxbone private IP network.

10 Google Glass Etiquette Dos and Don'ts

There's not necessarily a right or wrong way to use Google Glass, but there are certainly smart and not-so-smart ways. CIO.com's own Glass Explorer Al Sacco shares 10 Glass etiquette dos and don'ts.

11 of Today's (and Tomorrow's) Hottest Smartwatches

Smartwatches are the 'it' gadgets this summer, and they'll only get hotter as notable new devices become available. Here's a look at the best smartwatches on the market, plus a few that are rumored to be on the way.

T-Mobile goes circuit-less in Seattle with voice over LTE, HD voice

T-Mobile USA has rolled out voice over LTE in its home base of Seattle, offering high-definition voice and promising benefits to subscribers from a technology that in time could save carriers a lot of money.

10 Ways Google Has Failed With Google+

Google+ was a late but welcomed arrival to social media scene about three years ago. However, Google's answer to Facebook has failed to provide real competition. Here's a look at 10 ways the search engine king as fallen down with...

Microsoft's Lync plants its flag in Android tablets

Microsoft has released a new version of its Lync client for Android that now works on tablets as well as smartphones, expanding the footprint of its fast-growing unified communications product.

12 Tablet Accessories That Let You Ditch Your Laptop

Android and iOS tablets have come a long way, but for many users they're still not suitable laptop replacements. However, you can change that. These 12 gadgets each help bridge the gap between notebook PC and tablet.

Some customers aren't sold on US transition to IP networks

Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned about the potential effects on health from mobile-headset radiation and what happens...

Net neutrality ruling complicates US transition to IP networks

The transition from copper-based telephone systems to IP networks in the U.S. could become swept up in political fallout as the FCC figures out how to regulate such networks in ways that will appease the courts.

Avaya tried to monopolize maintenance, jury says in $60M verdict

A federal jury in New Jersey has handed a setback to Avaya, ruling that it illegally tried to quash competition for service on its enterprise communications equipment.

Unify sets timetable for launch of its Project Ansible unified communications service

Unify has set a timetable for the launch of its Project Ansible unified communications product, with beta testing scheduled for May.

Secusmart puts its BlackBerry encryption chip to work on the desktop

At around a!2,000 (US$2800) each, the secure smartphones that SecuSmart showed at Cebit last year were out of reach of many businesses -- although three governments have since bought them to secure mobile phone calls between senior...

Fujitsu says its all-in-one PC-phones cut power consumption for unified communications

Unifying communications by replacing separate PCs and telephones with a PC equipped with a headset and some telephony software can sound like a great idea until the first electricity bill for those always-on PCs comes in. Fujitsu...

AT&T wants trials in Florida, Alabama for shift away from traditional phone service

A rural Alabama town and a suburban area of Florida may be on the cutting edge of a historic shift away from traditional circuit-switched phone service, if AT&T wins approval to run trials in those areas.

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