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WWIII: Fight Between BigTech AI, Regulators and Lawyers is Coming

The EU's GPDR or allows General Data Protection Regulation which goes into effect next year includes a right to an explanation of decisions...

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EU GPDR Devastating to AI

Very important guest blog post originally found on Techzone360.Last September, a U.K. House of Commons committee concluded that it is too soon to regulate...

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Where is the Money in Communications Platform as a Service

How can today's wholesale carriers, operators and service providers meet the needs of those hanging on to PSTN and such while at...

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Where your UC solution should be is not the same for every business

There are quite a few debates about where a business Unified Communication solution should physically be located.  Should it be customer premise...

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CafeX Sees Call Center Converging with CRM

CafeX EVP Sajeel Hussain sees a convergence between the CRM space and contact centers and he's in a great position to know...

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External Battery Power Bank for Microsoft Surface Book

If you are looking for a large, external battery which can power a Microsoft Surface Book, we have good news for...

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Back from Hiatus and what Went on at MWC - The 5G and AI Hype Game

  After a short blog hiatus, I am back in the blogging saddle.   The integration of Dialogic CCD into Sangoma has been...

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Plantronics Voyager 510S

September 30, 2005

I have been using the Plantronics Voyager 510S for over a month. I have used the headset every day and night during this time. I wanted to put it through its paces before writing about it. The precise product I have is the Plantronics Voyager 510S Bluetooth Headset System as it says here on the box.

The headset itself works with both an office phone and your bluetooth enabled phone/device. Hires Siebel Workers

September 30, 2005

Marc Benioff has found more ways to keep his name in the news and that of his company than virtually any other tech exec I have ever seen. He is a master promoter. He took an ASP and guided it through the most turbulent tech market we could have had and somehow made it through to a successful IPO and has gotten to the point where and Siebel are typically mentioned in the same sentence.

Even if you think he is over the top or too much of a promoter or just not buttoned down enough, you have to give him tremendous credit for what he has achieved.

Here is his latest announcement:

The on-demand revolution has never shown greater momentum. As the legacy client-server world consolidates, has been posting record revenue, profit and subscriber growth.

Travel Day

September 30, 2005

Tissot High-T

September 29, 2005

I just purchased a Tissot High-T watch. It is probably the most sophisticated watch I have ever seen and I have always been a watch fanatic. My wife is NOT a fan of digital watches and I was hoping this watch would be stylish enough to cross the line between “dress” watch and “geek” watch. I had never seen the watch in person and I ordered it online.

WiFi vs. Electricity

September 29, 2005

While WiFi speeds get faster and faster one has to wonder if there will be any competition to WiFi networks in our future. For example WiMAX may eliminate the need for WiFi as we can just access signals from the service provider directly. Another option is ultrawideband a wireless standard which will allow up to 500 mbps of throughput at some point.

Yet another threat to WiFi is using your electrical socket. I am not referring to BPL or broadband over power line where data is transmitted by electric companies but instead allowing your electrical wires to transmit broadband signals and thus potentially eliminating the need for WiFi in homes.

The convenience factor of wireless is certainly something that cannot be matched by using the electrical sockets but with laptops constantly needing to be plugged in after a few hours of use anyway, will it be easier in the future to just stay plugged in?

Now I am not ready to give up WiFi any time soon but there are likely applications for this technology where WiFi just doesn’t reach or where the throughput of WiFi is not good enough or where there is interference or where too many people need to get on a limited amount of wireless frequencies.

Google And NASA Shoot for The Stars

September 29, 2005

If there is one thing you must credit Google with it is building momentum. The company is in the news virtually every day with a new announcement or another. Not all the news is good as there has been an ongoing problem in the book publishing field regarding Google’s unauthorized scanning and indexing of books. A similar problem turned up in the TV industry where Google planned on recording TV programs and allowing people to search and possibly view them.

But problems aside it seems Google is running on all cylinders and has evolved from being a verb to one of the most commonly used words in the world.

We all know that massive amounts of miniaturization brought about by space flight has been partly responsible for the rapid advance humanity has experienced in computing.

Slaying Dragons

September 28, 2005

Check out this cool webinar I am involved with. Someone who participates in this webinar will get a Bose Wave Radio. I was among the first to purchase a Bose Acoustic Wave radio – back in 1987 or so. This was a great radio to take to a field and listen to while you throw a Frisbee around.

Comcast Service

September 28, 2005

GBH Buys CommuniTech

September 28, 2005

Drivesavers Saving Disks

September 28, 2005

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