Saturday, October 23, 2010

End of Cash?

An excellent blog post by Tomi Ahonen. This is the first of a series on evolution of money from physical to electronic to mobile.

Interesting and informative article covering subjects like history of money, cheques, credit cards, mobile money, virtual money and various examples of mobile money initiatives around the world including how they approach the issue in South Korea.

Go ahead and read the article

Asterisk 1.8.0 released

Asterisk 1.8.0 was released 2 days ago. The first thing that came to my mind when I saw the main feature list was that it is catching up on Freeswitch.

As on, the main features include

Secure RTP
IPv6 Support in the SIP channel driver
Connected Party Identification Support
Calendaring Integration
A new call logging system, Channel Event Logging (CEL)
Distributed Device State using Jabber/XMPP PubSub
Call Completion Supplementary Services support
Advice of Charge support

The complete list of new features can be found on (supposibly, because I can't open the link)

The full changelog is here