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Tech, Telecom: The Energy is Back

 Communications, wireless, consumer electronics, cloud computing, virtualization -- in a turbulent market, it is good to be in technology. Monster.com was one of the companies I considered to have a natural monopoly in the US job search market a decade...

Internet Radio Threat to Satellite Continues

Back in November of 2007 I wrote about the threat of Pandora andother Internet radio companies to satellite radio. Back then, AT&T was smart to link up with the streaming radio company to offer a service for $8.99/month. Now Pandora...

Pandora Radio Doubles Users

Digital media continues to grow and as it does, the habits of consumption continue to change. Consider that Pandora Media has doubled its number of registered users this year to 40 million and about one third of its three-million daily...

Why Apple Spent $80M on LaLa

Apple confirmed they purchased music streaming site LaLa for around $80 million and I believe the reason for the acquisition may have to do with my recent experience with Sonos, a company which makes multi-room, WiFi home stereo equipment. After...

Shazam Discovers Cash

The next time you are in a restaurant listening to some captivating tune and see other people in the restaurant signaling for others to be quiet as they hold their phone up to the ceiling, you may be witnessing someone...

Pandora Interview: TMCnet Exclusive

Internet radio has really revolutionized the way millions have listened to music and for that I have to thank everyone in the industry for allowing consumers to mark individual songs for more or less play. The amazing thing about Internet...

Internet Music Saved?

There is some good news and bad in the recent negotiations between record labels and internet streaming sites which bring you radio over IP. From the AP: The revenue-sharing deal announced Tuesday is between SoundExchange, a nonprofit that collects royalties...

Sirius XM for iPhone Review

The much-anticipated Sirius XM Premium application for the iPhone is here and I had a chance to put it through its paces. The application is well designed, conforming to traditional design standards of an iPhone application. When you launch the...

How Google Can Win The TV Wars

Last night I saw Seal in concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and as I watched and heard some songs which I didn't like, I pictured myself clicking the thumbs down button on Pandora - the...

Too Much User Generation, Not Enough Monetization

YouTube will lose just under a half a billion dollars in 2009 and the problem is the massive volumes of user-generated content which are difficult if not impossible to monetize. Going forward, YouTube may need to change business models where...

NTT America Channel Neutral Partner Program

NTT America, a subsidiary of NTT Communications Corp is being more aggressive in getting referral partners, agents and VARs to sell its entire suite of domestic and international IP and data solutions including Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet and 10 GigE...

Plantronics Redefines Unified Communications Endpoints

Company looks to differentiate itself from other headset vendors through software and innovation Historically the headset was not an area of the communications space where people expected tremendous amounts of new technology. Certainly wireless standards like DECT and Bluetooth have...

From Bad GM News to Good Tektronix News

I woke this morning to hear GM may face bankruptcy, even though the taxpayers have loaned the company tens of billions of dollars. Later in the day I traveled to Genband where they tell me business is good. I then...

Reasons For Sirius/XM Failure

I remember walking the halls of CES the year XM and Sirius Satellite radio was launched. These companies were going to change the world we heard and in many cases they did. But with talk of bankruptcy of the now-combined...

Loving Boingo

I am sitting here in LaGuardia Airport in New York, waiting for my flight to Miami for ITEXPO and loving Boingo. I thought it would be a hassle to download and use it but it was the easiest thing I...

Pandora Adds Ads

It had to happen eventually -- Pandora -- the web-based music service which allows you to play the music you like to listen to, has recently started adding 15-second advertisements .But wait a second  I run a media company --...

FlyCast Adds Streaming to PCs and Google Android

While on vacation in the Cayman Islands last week I was lucky enough to haveDSL where I was staying and brought an AP and lit up the beach. I fired up Pandora to listen to music and after about a...

Pandora on iPhone Goes 2.0

 One of the best iPhone applications has to be Pandora, the customizable Internet-based radio station. Today, it goes 2.0 and adds a host of new features and functions. You can tap album art to see a song progress bar -...

Get Ready for the iTax

Happy with your iTunes songs and movies? If you are, you better download all the music and other content you can before the proposed "iTunes tax" begins in New York. It seems that Governor David Paterson feels it isn't depressing...

My iPhone Application Update

Here is a state of my iPhone article which lets you know about some applications you may want to consider and some you may not. Fring: This wonder-software allows the iPhone/iPod Touch to stay connected to people on various communications...

Which Web 2.0 Companies Are in Trouble?

I came across this interesting article from Rafe Needleman about web 2.0 startups which will not make it through the economic downturn. Here are my thoughts on some of the companies on his list:Twitter: I agree the company needs to...

Help Save Internet Radio

If you aren't aware, traditional US broadcasters have done their best to kill internet radio. The reason is simple... Internet radio can be better than traditional radio and using the power of listeners, internet radio stations like Pandora allow a...

Show Me the Opportunities!

This past week has had me thinking a great deal about telecom and how it is evolving. I have come to some conclusions worth sharing. The first is that customers could care less about walled gardens. Sure, we hear...

XM and Sirius to Merge

It took a long time but the XM Sirius Satellite merger proposal now has backing from the FCC. The two will have to divest themselves of some stations and agree to keep a lid on prices for a few years...

SkyFire: The Cure for iPhone Envy

Do you have iPhone envy? I do. In fact, just this past Sunday I walked into the AT&T store and I browsed TMCnet on the iPhone and was blown away at how easy it was to surf on this phone...
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