telecommunications

Russia starts blocking Telegram for failing to turn over encryption keys

The Russian state telecommunication regulator has started to block Telegram, as expected. This comes after the messaging company refused to give Russian security services encryption keys. The service

We want to limit use of e2e encryption, confirms UK minister

The UK government has once again amped up its attacks on tech platforms' use of end-to-end encryption, and called for International co-operation to regulate the Internet so that it cannot be used as a

StarLeaf takes $40M to keep growing its videoconferencing as a service business

UK teleconference company StarLeaf, which sells cloud-based video and conferencing services to businesses, has taken on its first external capital almost ten years after being founded, back in 2008. T

Nokia to buy Comptel for $370M as it pushes deeper into carrier software

Nokia, once the world’s biggest handset maker, really wants everyone to know that it’s a software company now. And today it made a big acquisition to that end: it is buying Comptel, a comp

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these cle

Convergence crosses the pond

Imagine a world where you buy mobile phone, data, voice and television services from a single provider. A world where you don't worry about running out of wireless minutes, exceeding text message limi

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance

Who’s the leader of the club that’s made for you and me? M-I-C- See? See the visible light carrying data quickly and easily from light bulbs to gadgets! -K-E-Y Why? Because light is ubiqui

2600hz Launches Platform For Opening The Mobile Telco

<p dir="ltr">The <a target="_blank" href="http://www.2600hz.com/">2600hz</a> team took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt today, launching its service for disrupting the mobile telecommunications industr

Per Vices, The Rare YC Hardware Startup, Sets Out To Disrupt Wireless Communications

Y Combinator might be best known for software plays like Dropbox and Airbnb. But it's also harbored a few hardware companies, <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/597507018/pebble-e-paper-watc