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Statement About Spreedbox's Vulnerability of Speculative Processors to Cache Timing Side-Channel Mechanism

 10th January 2018

  The Spreedbox central processing unit (CPU) utilizes a 4-core Cortex-A5 single-issue, in-order microarchitecture with an 8-stage pipeline (S805). According to ARM Corporate, the Cortex-A5 and the upcoming Spreedbox 2 Coretex-A53 microarchitecture (S905) are not affected by all attacks - including variant 1, 2, 3, and 3a also known as Spectre and Meltdown.

The Spreedbox team is currently verifying the speculation-based cache timing side-channel immunity. A verification test report will be published as soon as possible.  

  ARM - Vulnerability of Speculative Processors to Cache Timing Side-Channel Mechanism

 In The News: Aussie Skype challenger aims for $5M public listing

 20th November 2017

 Australian-headquartered communications and collaboration software start-up, Spreedbox, is hoping to raise up to $4.95 million via an initial public offering (IPO). The company, which wants to list publicly on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), said it hopes to use the funds to further fuel its global push to "become the tool of choice for cloud, data, and communication over the internet"...  

  http://www.arnnet.com.au

 Spreedbox to demonstrate secure, private communication to leading Philippines corporations

 8th November 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. will be visiting Manila and Cebu in the Philippines for the week of 13th-17th November to showcase Spreedbox's secure and private communication and collaboration features. There is great interest in privacy-enabling technologies such as Spreedbox due to the enactment of the Data Privacy Act in the Philippines, whereby adequate safeguards must now be put in place for the rights of data. 888 Tech Exchange, the exclusive distributor for Spreedbox in the Philippines, has invited leading Philippines corporations and government entities to attend the symposium at the Marriott hotel in Cebu. For more information about Spreedbox in the Philippines, please contact 888 Tech Exchange.  

  http://www.888techx.com

Spreedbox Holdings Limited announces initial public offering (IPO) for an impending listing on Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

 11th October 2017

  Spreedbox Holdings Limited has announced its initial public offering (IPO) for an impending listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). The application for shares is now open and closes on 24th November. To apply for shares, obtain the Prospectus or view more details regarding the IPO, please visit the Spreedbox Holdings Limited website. Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Spreedbox Holdings limited.  

  https://www.spreedbox.biz

Struktur demonstrates Spreedbox at IT-SA, Europe’s largest expo for IT security

 3rd October 2017

 Spreedbox's European master distributor, Struktur AG, will be exhibiting at IT-SA in Nürnberg, Germany (9 - 11 October). IT-SA is Europe's largest expo for IT security. Struktur will be demonstrating Spreedbox's secure communication and collaboration features at their booth to European corporate customers, resellers and distributors attending the expo. Spreedbox is highly secure with end-to-end encryption for audio/video chat, filesharing and instant messaging. It is perfect for small / medium business and government organizations. 

  https://www.it-sa.de

 In The News: Australia's highly secure Skype rival, Spreedbox, plans $4.2m initial public offering

 28th September 2017

 Melbourne-based startup Spreedbox has launched its initial public offering with a bid to raise $4.2 million. Some 21 million shares will be offered at 20c, allowing for an oversubscription of up to 3.75 million more shares to raise a further $750,000. Spreedbox developed the eponymous secure communications appliance last year, which is bundled with the company's spreed.me communications software...  

  http://www.crn.com.au

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. signs up new Philippines reseller - 888 Tech Exchange Ventures Inc.

 24th September 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is delighted to announce its new Philippines reseller, 888 Tech Exchange Ventures Inc. With offices throughout Philippines, 888 Tech Exchange is a one-stop shop provider of equipment, supplies and services to cost-sensitive electronics and telecommunications companies in Philippines.  

  http://www.888techx.com

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. signs up new Australian reseller - Advance Vision Technology Pty. Ltd.

 15th September 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is delighted to announce its new Australian reseller, Advance Vision Technology Pty. Ltd. With offices throughout Australia, Vietnam and China, Advance Vision Technology (AVTech) is a specialist ICT solutions and services provider that help clients plan, build, support and manage their ICT investments. Established in 1992, AVTech applies its professional services in a number of key services and solutions to resolve business needs.  

  http://www.avtech.com.au

 In The News: Melbourne startup Spreedbox launches hyper-secure rival to Skype

 11th August 2017

 Melbourne startup Spreedbox has invested up to €4 million (A$5.8 million) in R&D to launch an appliance that offers high-security communications from a private cloud – and now it is recruiting channel partners...  

  http://www.crn.com.au

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. releases new Android app on Google Play

 8th July 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. has released their new Spreedbox Android app on Google Play. Spreedbox Android lets you connect to your Spreedbox, make secure audio/video calls, send and receive end-to-end encrypted instant messages and securely share files. Spreedbox Android is free, open source and can be installed on Android devices such as smartphones and tablets. 

  https://play.google.com

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. signs up new Japanese reseller - IXLA Japan K.K.

 7th July 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is delighted to announce its new Japanese reseller, IXLA Japan K.K. For over 20 years, IXLA Japan has delivered IT solutions for major corporations in Japan such as Sony, Panasonic, Casio, Sharp and more.  

  http://www.ixla.co.jp

Niels Mache attending ECRYPT-CSA conference on Post-Quantum Cryptography

 16th June 2017

 Niels Mache, co-founder of Spreedbox Pty. Ltd., will be attending the ECRYPT-CSA project on Post-Quantum Cryptography at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in The Netherlands (19 - 23 June). Among highly-secure state-of-the-art encryption methods, Spreedbox devices are capable of cutting-edge post-quantum encryption (PQCRYPTO) to ensure the highest level of security and privacy.  

  http://www.ecrypt.eu.org

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. showcases secure, private communication at CeBIT 2017

 1st May 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is exhibiting at CeBIT 2017 (booth K42) in Sydney at the International Convention Centre (15 - 17 May). We will be demonstrating Spreedbox's secure communication and collaboration features at our booth to corporate customers, resellers and distributors attending the expo. Spreedbox is highly secure with end-to-end encryption for audio/video chat, filesharing and instant messaging. It is perfect for small / medium business and government organizations. To pre-arrange meeting times and demonstrations with Spreedbox staff at the expo, please contact us directly via phone (+61.3.9558.8077) or email (hello@spreedbox.me). 

  http://www.cebit.com.au

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. attending Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference 2017

 25th February 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is attending the Australian Cyber Security Centre Conference 2017 in Canberra (14 - 16 March). We will be demonstrating Spreedbox's secure communication and collaboration features to government agencies and companies attending the conference. Spreedbox is highly secure with end-to-end encryption for audio/video chat, filesharing and instant messaging. It is perfect for small / medium business and government organizations. To pre-arrange meeting times and demonstrations with Spreedbox staff at the conference, please contact us directly via phone (+61.3.9558.8077) or email (hello@spreedbox.me). 

  https://acsc2017.com.au

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. sponsors Linux Conference Australia 2017

 5th January 2017

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. is a Fairy Penguin Sponsor of the Linux Conference Australia 2017. linux.conf.au is a conference (16–20 January) attended by more than 500 people to learn from the people who shape the future of Open Source. Spreedbox's software is open source so it is a perfect match for Linux Conference Australia 2017. One lucky person who attends Linux Conference Australia 2017 will win a Spreedbox for their secure communication and collaboration needs. 

  https://linux.conf.au

Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. joins Open Source Business Alliance

 15th Sept 2016

 Spreedbox Pty. Ltd. has become a member of the Open Source Business Alliance. The Open Source Business Alliance is Europe's biggest network of companies and organizations developing, building and using open source software. The OSB Alliance is a collaboration of IT providers who want to push Open Source Software forward. Members can network, partner, share knowledge and experience and work on new ideas together. 

  http://osb-alliance.de/mitglied/spreedbox-pty-ltd

Spreedbox receives further recognition as a German Design Award Nominee 2017

 13th Aug 2016

 Spreedbox has been recognized for its elegant and clever design by becoming a German Design Award Nominee 2017. The German Design Council, the expert for brand and design in Germany, bestows the German Design Award. The award ceremony of the German Design Award 2017 will take place within the context of Ambiente 2017 in Frankfurt am Main. 

  http://www.german-design-award.com

Melbourne startup Spreedbox launches hyper-secure rival to Skype

 11th Aug 2016

 Melbourne startup Spreedbox has invested up to €4 million (A$5.8 million) in R&D to launch an appliance that offers high-security communications from a private cloud... 

 http://www.crn.com.au/

Borderless Hub Showcases Spreedbox at CommunicAsia 2016

 31st May 2016

 Borderless Hub Pte Ltd in conjunction with Spreedbox Pty Ltd will showcase Spreedbox, a secure private video conferencing, messaging and file exchange solution underpinned by quantum computer resistant cryptography. 

 Spreedbox-Press-Release-CommunicAsia.pdf

ownCloud 9.0 to Feature Private and Secure Video Calls thanks to Spreedbox

 25th Feb 2016

 Founder, maintainer, and CTO of ownCloud, Frank Karlitschek, was happy to inform the world that the upcoming ownCloud 9.0 self-hosting cloud server will implement a free and secure WebRTC teleconferencing system based on Spreed. 

 http://news.softpedia.com

Spreedbox Creators Launch Kickstarter Campaign

 8th Dec 2015

 Spreedbox is a private video conferencing and file sharing server that does not use typical cloud server space to share data. Instead, Spreedbox allows the user to control his or her data completely, giving the utmost privacy and avoiding subscription fees. Now, the creators of this server have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its future development and production. 

 http://www.sbwire.com

Spreedbox - most private video chat and file exchange

 30th Jul 2015

 The Spreedbox is instantly ready to use. You only need one Spreedbox to securely meet with up to 6 people in a session where you can use video/audio, share files and collaborate on documents. You can have up to 10 group sessions in parallel each with 6 attendees. This accounts for an awesome capacity of real-time meetings being held by up to 60 people at any given time - all with one Spreedbox. 

 https://insights.ubuntu.com

Move over Skype, Facetime, Hangouts. Here comes Spreedbox, a fully open source, secure videoconferencing solution

 28th Jul 2015

 The Spreedbox is a unique device for secure audio/video conferencing, text and video messaging and file sharing. The Spreedbox is your own conferencing, meeting and file exchange service on the Internet and puts the control and security of your data into your own hands. 

 http://www.cio.com

10 of the coolest products in the 2016 Good Design Awards

 29th May 2015

 Spreedbox is a new nifty way to communicate with your colleagues and even family. The portable box lets your make audio and video calls and exchange files and documents without having to carry your laptop around. All the information is stored on the Spreedbox through the Spreedbox Cloud Communicator. 

 http://www.businessinsider.com.au