Category: Unified Communications

Applications, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Facebook and Twitter seem to only care about hacked material when it hurts Democrats

October 15, 2020

Via: BGR

Everyone in politics and media has been in an uproar over a decision Wednesday by Facebook and Twitter to suppress a New York Post story that purported to reveal emails from Joe Biden’s son Hunter that cast the former Vice […]

Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Google is tightening rules on internal message boards as ‘new world creates urgency’

September 16, 2020


Google is asking employees to take a more active role in moderating internal message boards, as those discussions get more heated and employees remain working from home, according to documents obtained by CNBC. The company has recently seen a rise […]

Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Trump administration forces Facebook and Google to drop Hong Kong cable

September 1, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Google and Facebook have withdrawn plans to build an undersea cable between the United States and Hong Kong after the Trump administration raised national security concerns about the proposal. On Thursday, the companies submitted a revised plan that bypasses Hong […]

Applications, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Facebook updates Messenger Rooms as Zoom sits at top of the App Store

August 26, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Messenger Rooms, Facebook’s social Zoom competitor, is today rolling out new features aimed at making Rooms easier to both create and discover as well as those for further personalizing your Rooms experience. The changes follow Messenger’s recent slight dip from […]

Infrastructure, Mobile Security, Security, Unified Communications

Zoom Faces More Legal Challenges Over End-to-End Encryption

August 13, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Video-conferencing behemoth Zoom has been hit with yet another lawsuit stemming from its claim to offer end-to-end encryption for sessions. The suit, filed in a Washington D.C. court [PDF] this week by a nonprofit advocacy group called Consumer Watchdog, alleges […]

Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Facebook extends coronavirus work from home policy until July 2021

August 7, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Facebook has joined Google in saying it will allow employees to work from home until the middle of next year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. “Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

Domestic 5G development at core of US communications security plan

July 2, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In late March, during the first phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the White House issued a little-noticed document entitled The National Strategy to Secure 5G of the United States, which articulates a “vision for America to lead the development, deployment, […]

Applications, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

US officials are using location data from mobile ads to map the spread of Covid-19

March 30, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Earlier this month, there were reports that talked about the US government’s intention to work with tech firms on tracking the coronavirus pandemic. This meant that authorities could use everyone’s phone location data in studying the spread of the virus, […]

Infrastructure, Unified Communications

Some Amazon Prime shipments won’t arrive for a month due to coronavirus

March 23, 2020

Via: Fortune

Amazon Prime members who are used to getting their orders in 24 to 48 hours are facing a new reality as the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic spreads. The online retailer says certain nonessential items will be de-prioritized and could take one […]

Infrastructure, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

Can 5G replace everybody’s home broadband?

December 11, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

When it comes to the possibility of home broadband competition, we want to believe. And in the case of 5G mobile broadband, wireless carriers want us to believe, too. But whether or not technological and commercial realities will reward that […]