's Articles en-us Intelligence and Audio Surveillance in the United States The federal government of the United States of America has a rather thorough intelligence machine at its disposal. The various organizations are collectively called the IC (Intelligence Community). The IC itself is led by the Director of National Intellig... 23rd May 2011 Transcribing the Family Legacy Memories Forgotten but Not Lost There is nothing that can solidify a family quite like its history and heritage. Not everyone has the benefit of a known family history or legacy. It is fairly safe to say though that everyone has some great ancestors so... 19th May 2011 Answering Services - Making History One Call at a Time Defining the Answering Service Telephone Answering services historically focused on taking messages for clients outside of normal business hours. These services would have a live person answer calls transferred from the clients' phone line to give basi... 10th May 2011 Why AT&T Tried to Kill the Answering Machine If you follow the history of the answering machine it spans more than 100 years with a variety of formats and recording media. The process began in the late 1800's with Valdemar Pouisen who invented the first device to record sound through magnetics and ... 11th April 2011 The Growth of the Answering Machine - Let No Phone Go Unanswered Humans are fascinating people. While we are extremely robust and adapt well to almost any situation and environment, we're also easily trained into developing habits that are impossible to break. This is especially apparent with the need and desire to a... 05th April 2011 Voicemail Transfer Services To The Rescue Almost everyone at one time or another has received a harassing phone call. Do you remember what it felt like to have your personal "space" violated - when suddenly a simple phone call made your home feel less secure? It's unnerving when someone can rea... 11th March 2011