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US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses

Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is nothing new, of course, but so far it's been regarded merely as an add-on to America's regular, analog-based copper and cellular voice networks -- networks that are currently maintained as a matter of legal requirement. The FCC isn't necessarily such a stickler for …

Siri co-creator: 'don't hold your breath' for the AI in 'Her'

Only a few people are truly qualified to evaluate the technological merits of Samantha, Joaquin Phoenix's A.I. co-star in Spike Jonze's film <i>Her.</i> One of these people is most certainly Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Siri. In an op-ed for <i>Variety</i>, he asks "Can Siri catch up?"<p>"Maybe," he says, "but don't …

Public Wi-Fi also a spying tool, Snowden documents show in new Canada scandal

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Here’s a new and potentially explosive twist to our ongoing surveillance saga: according to CBC News, documents obtained by …

Surveillance

Apple CEO Tim Cook Heads to Ireland to Visit Government Officials, Company Facilities

Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in Ireland visiting the company's facilities in Cork and preparing to meet with government officials this afternoon, according to a report from <i>TheJournal.ie</i>. The specific reason for Cook's visit is unknown, but Apple has maintained a significant presence in the …

Windows 8.1 update may default to desktop on startup

An expected update to Windows 8.1 could reportedly boot directly to the traditional Windows desktop, bypassing the tiled "Metro" start screen.<p>(<b>Update:</b> ZDNet is calling the report into question, saying, "if Microsoft did make skipping the Metro Start screen a default option, the company would give …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 3 Neo with full S Pen functionality

Expectations have been building for a while about the possibility of a Galaxy Note 3 lite from Samsung and a few weeks ago various different sources started to reveal that the device is to be called the Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Now thanks to a press release published by Samsung Poland the Galaxy Note 3 …

Phones

Twitter Acquires Over 900 IBM Patents Following Infringement Claim, Enters Cross-Licensing Agreement

Twitter announced today that it has acquired over 900 patents from IBM, and that it has entered into a cross-licensing agreement with the Internet services and software company. IBM had issued a complaint against Twitter previously for patent infringement, as reported in an S-1 filing ahead of the …