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I Do It For My Aunt Ethel

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.30.2016 | Technology
Bruce Kushnick

I started to reflect on how I ended up in the mess -- this personal journey about my love and obsession with, well, telecommunications (though you may call it broadband, Internet, cable, wireless, etc).

Caller ID Spoofing Effective in Identity Theft

Robert Siciliano | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Caller ID spoofing is when a telephone's caller ID displays a number that does not belong to the person calling. The telephone network is tricked int...

Help! I'm Stuck In Voicemail Hell

Janie Emaus | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

Remember when you could pick up the phone, dial 411 and get a real live person, someone like Ernestine from Laugh-In? Back in those pre-cell phone days. Pre-caller ID. Pre-answering machines. Prehistoric, if you ask today's younger generation.

Video: "Microvideo" Could be Big: Getting Creative in Four Seconds

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Particle, the San Francisco based start-up funded by Justin Timberlake, launched a product called in May, which is a Web application that allo...

Caller ID On Steroids Shows Your Caller's Facebook Updates, Latest Tweets

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Your friend Molly is calling, and she really likes those photos of the baby wombat and kangaroo. Current Caller ID is a new (free!) caller ID app ...

New York Times Ends Its Unique Caller ID | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 10.12.2011 | Media

Known simply as "The Ones," they have been one of the most distinctive -- and peculiar -- features of working at The New York Times....

Hello, Virginia? Wyoming Calling

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

It's been going on for two days, with great urgency. Someone in the state of Wyoming is trying desperately to call me but gets shy when I pick up the phone.

John Edwards & Rielle Hunter: The First Big Lie

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

Rielle Hunter claims that John Edwards used 'star 69' to call her back the first night they met. Well, I called that hotel and it doesn't have caller ID or 'star 69' capabilities on the phones.