This is the Irish version of the EU logo celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. You can also see all versions of logos here.
A comprehensive list of open source telephony projects VoIP Now: 74 Open Source VoIP Apps & Resources. Many, but not all, use SIP.
XORP (eXtensible Open Source Router Platform) provides a good basis for network research and for deployment. We will be investigating it. The latest release (1.4) adds OSPFv3, the IPv6-compatible version of the Open Shortest Path First protocol, to the set of routing protocols that XORP supports.
EMI, Apple partner on DRM-free premium music | Tech News on ZDNet
EMI Group will sell digital music with better sound quality and no digital rights management restrictions through Apple's iTunes Store from May 2007. They will continue to sell DRM limited lower quality tracks for $0.99, and sell the higher quality unlimited tracks at $1.29 (users with older tracks may upgrade for $0.30). The new tracks will be in a 256 kilobit-per-second AAC format.
Well Jobs has delivered, he always said he'd prefer not to use DRM, but was forced into it by the record companies, now he has at least one deal that bypasses the security. I'd definitely prefer to non-DRM tracks at this price.
Well this is the best April Fools I've seen this year, though I only saw it today Welcome to Google TiSP. Install your own Google broadband by putting a cable down your toilet! Google said its "Toilet Internet Service Provider" (TiSP) - code-named "Dark Porcelain" - works with Microsoft's new Windows Vista operating system. But sorry - septic tanks are incompatible with the system's requirements.
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Nokia Siemens Networks launches itself as a new company today. The firm represents the merger of the telecommunications network organizations from the two companies, with annual revenues in the order of $20B and positioned in the top three global share in each of wireless networks, telecommunications services and wireline networks.
The venture begins with 60,000 employees, including 20,000 professionals working on the services side of the house.
The new company will officially begin operating on 1st April 2007 and will have its headquarters in Espoo, Greater Helsinki, Finland, while the European headquarters and three of its five divisions will be based in Munich, Germany. It will have operations in all major regions of the world.