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Apache Foundation Releases XMPP Server
May 27th, 2011 by pixel

Apache VysperApache Vysper

 

Apache Vysper aims to be a modular, full featured XMPP (Jabber) server.

More details on Vysper in their documentation.

There are already some larger XEPs as modules available, most notably

Katamari Hack
Mar 15th, 2011 by pixel

Drag this link to your bookmarks bar: Katamari!

This is a “bookmarklet” that turns any page into Katamari Damacy. Try clicking the Katamari! link above.

This was the winner of the 2011 Yahoo HackU contest at University of Washington.

The official site can be found here.

How the CRTC UBB Effects Small ISPs
Feb 4th, 2011 by pixel

If you would like to know home small ISPs will really be affected by the CTRC decision, take the time to read the article – Net users will pay a lot more.

You should also watch this video which includes a piece presented by one of TekSavvy’s skilled technicians.

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Stop The Meter On Your Internet Use
Jan 31st, 2011 by pixel

CRTC’s internet billing decision appealed
Jan 28th, 2011 by pixel

CRTC

The federal government is being formally asked to overturn a CRTC decision that will force smaller internet service providers to charge similar usage-based fees as Bell, Rogers and Shaw.

Jean-Fran├žois Mezei, a Montreal-based computer consultant, filed a petition to the Governor in Council late Wednesday, asking the government to overrule an October decision by Canada’s telecommunications regulator.

That ruling gave Bell approval to implement usage-based billing on its wholesale customers, mostly smaller internet service providers that rent portions of Bell’s network to re-sell to customers through their own retail internet packages.