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To telecommute or not to telecommute: that is the question

Instead of traveling to your job every day, many employees around the world have had the option of having their jobs come to them, in the comfort of their own homes.

While there are numerous studies which state the advantages of telecommuting, some big businesses – including Yahoo – are resisting the move to allow their employees to work from home.

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Technology is watching you

Day 106 - Computer Is Watching

When we hear tales of Internet “sextortion”, we tend to believe that we are just too careful and cunning with our online activities to ever be a victim of our own technological devices…

The truth is that we revel in communicating with others, and love using technological devices – a combination which telecommunication and ICT development has made so easy, yet so dangerous.

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'Please call me' when the war is over

Please call me when the war is over. For now, it's all unfolding with gathering pace and though we're not quite caught in the crossfire, it’s a battle to keep an eye on.

It began with the introduction of a service which would enjoy a meteoric rise in popularity. But its origins are now disputed. It is, of course, the "Please Call Me" message service.

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Voice messaging: that's WhatsApp!

WhatsApp, a popular OTT chat application, has added a new voice messaging feature; eradicating the difficulty of typing on a smartphone keyboard, and more notably – making it clear that the OTT scene is a highly competitive playground.

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The Telecommunication Revolution

The history of telecommunication may have begun with smoke signals and drums beats, but today we seem to have become a high-tech civilization that forgets many of its most remarkable innovations throughout history.

Let us take a few minutes to reflect upon three revolutionary inventions which show how very important the history of telecommunication is as a part of our larger culture of communication.

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