Skype 3.0 Upgrade Will Detect Phone Numbers in Web Pages

CIO.com is reporting that an expected upgrade in the Skype 3.0 internet phone software will include the ability to automatically detect and call phone numbers found on web pages. This should be a handy feature for Skype users who do regular online public record research and people searches. From the article — Skype will begin […]

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Surveillance Cameras Watch for Crime on NYC Buses

Silive.com is reporting on a surveillance camera system that will monitor crime and potential terrorist threats on New York City buses. From the article — The camera-equipped buses were rolled out at the Michael J. Quill Depot, West 41st Street and 11th Avenue, to show off the $5.2 million system developed by Integrian Inc. The […]

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The Long Arms on Your Cell Phone

This 11/06/2006 article from Business Week details the pros and cons of the various people search, mapping and tracking technology that are featured on cell phones. From the article — They’re becoming increasingly sophisticated tracking devices popular in social networking circles By now, anyone with a Net connection is familiar with social networking sites such […]

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First Skype Compatible Wi-Fi Cell Phone

A Taiwan-based technology company is reportedly the first to develop a Wi-Fi cell phone that is exclusively compatible with the Skype VoIP phone service. Users of this new cell phone will be able to make free Skype calls from any accessible Wi-Fi network. From Blogger News — Accton Technology Corporation, an elite provider of telecommunications […]

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Driver Follows GPS Directions and Crashes Car

Engadget is reporting on a German driver, who was so single-mindedly focused on the directions from his GPS navigation system that he forgot to pay attention to numerous road construction signs and crashed his Mercedes into a pile of sand. Lesson — “Technology is a great tool, but don’t let it do your thinking for […]

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