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How Nuance is Powering the Voice Economy

It's no secret that voice interfaces have become one of the most successful product categories in recent years. With the price point...

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FCC and FTC Co-Host April 23rd Expo on Robocall Blocking

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a Stop Illegal Robocalls Expo on Monday, April...

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Why Not Move to Cloud Fax?

  The last couple of weeks I explored the topic of SIP Trunking.   One of the benefits I discussed is that cloud...

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Jabra Responds To Evolving Workplace with Engage 65, 75

After exhausting interviews with 400 call center professionals and IT administrators, Jabra set out to design headsets for the evolving workplace. Respondents...

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CounterPath Now does Collaboration

President and CEO Donovan JonesYears before it was fashionable, CounterPath had a soft-client, allowing an app to give mobile devices compatibility with...

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Kollective Improves Network Performance via P2P Technology

Enterprise network congestion on continues to be a problem as software updates and files continue to grow in size. Add to these challenges,...

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Could Scheduling Logins Make us Safer?

Hackers are relentless. Today it was discovered the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) suffered at least 240 data breaches and another 800 suspected...

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I purchased a Mosquito Magnet Liberty Plus

August 7, 2004

I purchased a Mosquito Magnet Liberty Plus recently as the whole West Nile scare has gotten to and I wanted to do whatever possible to reduce the risk. I believe it was Consumer Reports that said that there is no...

The Airlines Embrace CRM?

August 6, 2004

Big News At VoIP Developer

August 3, 2004

TOSHIBA AND HELLOSOFT DEMONSTRATE LOW-COST, DSP-FREE VOIP PHONE...

SIP Forum Kick Off at VoIP Developer in San Jose

August 3, 2004

The SIP Forum had a kick off reception tonight at VoIP Developer and it was an opportunity to get a number of developers together to start networking and discussing the opportunities in VoIP. A number of old friends and some...

Have a Drink on Vonage

July 29, 2004

At the Democratic National Convention this week, Vonage in conjunction with the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S., threw a party at Anthem restaurant, luring politicians and others to learn about VoIP and why it shouldnt be regulated by the...

Vendors Invited to ICCM PARTY

July 26, 2004

Vendors Invited to ICCM PARTY

July 26, 2004

Latest News on VoIP and Speech Rec

July 26, 2004

There was a good article in the New York Times about IP Telephony this weekend that you might want to read: Web Phone Service May Have IT All, Except Many Users (registration required). Another article in todays Wall Street Journal...

Gmail Improves

July 20, 2004

Gmail has only been around for a few months and already its improving. Recent features include the ability to import contacts from Outlook and Yahoo! as well as the ability to add an autosignature. Finally there is support for the Safari browser that runs on the Macs OS X. In a recent article about Gmail, I put my Gmail address on the internet to see how good Gmails spam filters are. That was on June 1st.

I received this excellent e-mail today regarding VoIP regulation.

July 17, 2004

It was too good not to post. Re: VoIP Regulation is NOT a Deal-Breaker for VoIP Adoption By Rich Tehrani, Group Editor-in-Chief, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. Dear Mr. Tehrani: I couldn't help but call my high school son and daughter to show them this shameless propaganda for your advertisers. Your assertion that we, the end users, should focus mostly on features and capabilities rather than cost does a huge disservice to even your primary audience (the telecom vendor community). Do you not realize that regulatory red tape and parasitic fees/ taxes limit the entire market? One glance at DSL in the US vs. elsewhere in the world should convince you.
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