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Google and other tech giants want Hong Kong alternative after U.S. blocks undersea cable

• 'U.S. tech giants are considering alternatives to Hong Kong as a global data hub after national security officials upended plans for a trans-Pacific internet link to the territory, according to people familiar with the matter.' —- WSJ

Alphabet/Google and other U.S. tech giants are reported by the Wall Street Journal on Friday to be ...

Robocalls: Finally, DOJ seeks court enforcement action against telecoms for phone spam

Automated phone spam is a growing plague for anyone with a telephone, landline or cell.

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that they're trying to get court approval to take enforcement action against various telecommunications companies for their alleged role in facilitating robocalls.

As far as I can tell, this is the first time ...

The House and Senate finally agree on something: Robocalls

In these times of political strife, it's nice that despite our differences we can still band together as a nation in the face of a catastrophe that affects us all equally. I speak, of course, of robocalls, and it seems that the House and Senate have put their differences aside for the present in order ...

FCC’s broadband deployment report called ‘fundamentally at odds with reality’

The FCC has officially issued this year's Broadband Deployment Report, summarizing the extent to which the agency and industry have closed the digital divide in this country. But one Commissioner is not fooled: "The rosy picture the report paints about the status of broadband deployment is fundamentally at odds with reality," said Geoffrey Starks in ...

Phone companies get to block robocalls if this proposed FCC rule happens

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed a new rule to allow carriers to block robocalls. “The American people are fed up with illegal robocalls,” he said.

He's right. And no, it's not your imagination — robocalls really are getting so much worse, with more than 48 billion robocalls placed in the US in 2018.

The ...

Bringing internet to the masses and investing in telecoms at Startup Battlefield Africa

Despite a year-end goal of 30 percent broadband internet *********** in Nigeria, the country is unlikely to hit that target. As of 2017, internet *********** in Nigeria was at 22 percent — among the lowest in the world, according to the ICT Development Index, which is published by the United Nations International Telecommunication Union. MainOne, ...

DECT Cordless Phones

10.20.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

In the office and home as technology makes them more reliable and cheaper cordless phones are becoming more common. Since the 1960s the technology for cordless phones has been around, however domestic models were first introduced in the 1980s. ...

Cordless Headsets

10.20.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Cordless DECT headsets are becoming more popular both in the workplace and at home as they offer people the opportunity to move around their environment, no longer routed to the spot. These headsets use DECT technology, the same technology you see in cordless phones and it is this technology that gives them their Cordless capabilities. ...