Category Archives: News

Job search: Social media startups beating job portals

Startup companies building applications usingsocial-media tools  to pinpoint the right candidate for a job are prompting a wave of change in  corporate hiring. With their ability to reach out to people who are not even scouting for a job, these technology-enabled startups look set to steal a lead over  internet job portals  that feature only […]

Facebook sued for ‘stealing‘ Timeline feature

Facebook  has reportedly been sued by a Chinese technology firm that claims the social networking giant has stolen its Timeline feature. Facebook recently made it mandatory for people to use Timeline, the new-look profile, which allows people to tell the story of their lives on a single page. Cubic Network, a four year-old Chinese technology […]

Asia gets its fastest undersea data cable system

  A new 7,800 km undersea data cable has opened to traffic in Asia linking Japan, Malaysia,Singapore  and  the Philippines  which could aid in financial trade. The  Submarine-cable Express  (ASE) transfers data via an optical fibre system at 40 gigabits per second, and is three milliseconds faster than any other cable between Singapore and Tokyo, […]

Asterisk 11.0.0-beta1 Now Available

  The Asterisk Development Team is pleased to announce the first beta release of Asterisk 11.0.0 (the first Long Term Support release since 1.8). This release is available for immediate download at All interested users of Asterisk are encouraged to participate in the Asterisk 11 testing process. Please report any issues found to the […]

UN telecom body opens debate on Internet future to public

  The UN telecoms agency has invited the world’s more than 2 billion Internet users to join a debate about the future of the Internet. The Geneva-based International Telecommunications Union’s announcement today follows criticism from civil society groups who say preparations for an upcoming global conference have been shrouded in secrecy. The World Conference on […]