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Skype Outage Article

Jon Arnold and I were both quoted recently in a San Francisco Chronicle article titled Skype reveals outage source, tells customers it won't happen again. The article is extremely well-written, gets perspective from a number of people and weaves each...

Skype Trunking

VoSKY Technologies Enables Skype Trunking and More Many companies are using Skype in their business but generally speaking these are Skype islands which do not interconnect with the plethora of telephony equipment in the organization. For example the ACD...

eBay Google Spat

Due to a spat between Google and eBay, the latter has pulled domestic ads from the former. This decision will have a negative impact on the earnings of both companies. The argument is over Google Checkout and why eBay is...

Volpi Joins Joost

Just as hiring Mike Volpi from Cisco was big news for Skype, the fact Volpi has become the CEO of Joost is big news. Volpi brought an air of legitimacy to Skype when he joined the board in 2004. Having...

Wireless 2.0

Google, Yahoo, Skype/eBay and others are very interested in ensuring they have direct access to consumers through licensed spectrum. In fact, on March 6, 2007, Google became part of a consortium called the Coalition for 4G in America. It...

Dialogic Does Video

When it comes to the world of communications, the development world used to revolve around Dialogic. Ten years ago you virtually had to buy a DSP resource board from this company or one of its smaller competitors if you wanted...

Findnearby.net

I happened upon a blog entry from Marc Robins this am discussing the website mashup findnearby.net. I have been a big fan of mashups of the years and this is probably one of the most useful ones out there.  ...

Skype News

A recent perusal of Skype news shows just how much news this phone company/software provider makes on a regular basis. This week there was just so much activity it is worth mentioning it all. Of course this article would become...

Cash that Check -- Go to Jail

Apparently it is becoming increasingly possible to go to jail when you receive a fraudulent check. This can happen when selling products on craigslist and eBay.   An article in the San Francisco Chronicle explains San Francisco resident Matthew Shinnick...

Vonage & HP

Here is an offer that can't be beat. In this case it can't be beat by any cable companies. HP has teamed up with Vonage to give a special offer to purchasers of HP or Compaq computers. Why can't the...

AOL’s VoIP Retraction

My take on AOL’s decision to eliminate its TotalTalk VoIP service is that Vonage and the cable companies have raised the bar very high and it is very tough to compete in the consumer VoIP telephone replacement market unless you...

Google WiFi

Few companies strike fear in the heart of Microsoft and the incumbent telephone companies like Google. Analysts and journalists seem to delight in asking the software leader and the companies comprising the new AT&T how they will fend off the...

Skype/eBay Integration

It seems like some of that community building between eBay users and Skype technology is coming to an auction near you....

Net2Phone Sues Skype/eBay

Anyone who has been in this business long enough knows that before Skype ever existed, Net2Phone was selling VoIP service. The company was one of the first to be part of the Internet Telephony shows. I remember being in their...

Google Story

Money/CNN have a great story about Google and their plans for the future. It will be very exciting to see the company get into the TV and magazine markets as the article details. The article also mentions competition from eBay...

Meg Whitman on Skype (Video)

Meg Whitman recently was on Bloomberg talking about the synergy of Skype and eBay. She also mentioned PayPal synergy with Skype. Furthermore she discussed new marketplaces and ways to extend e-commerce using VoIP. Take a look for the details. This...

Microsoft Reaches for Search Success

Microsoft lost 3 percentage points in the search market year over year. This is even after annual announcements that they will spend billions in R&D on various initiatives including search. They hope the new addition of Steven Berkowitz, the chief...

Rumsfeld on eBay

Rumsfeld says that terrorist groups have mastered getting media attention. The US government is well behind. Here are some direct quotes from the article:"Our enemies have skillfully adapted to fighting wars in today's media age, but ... our country has...

Checking on the Validity of the MillionDollarHomePage Post

At 2:30 am this morning both daughters woke up. Nicole was hungry – she is 7 months so I was feeding her while my wife was taking care of our older daughter. So while I am feeding Nicole I get...

MillionDollarWeightLoss.com buys the last 1000 PIXELS on MillionDollarHomePage

I got this release today about the last thousand pixels on the milliondollarhomepage being purchased. Amazingly I wrote about the wild fluctuations on the downside as a part of this auction. Now the auction which I witnessed with my own...

Patent Troll

I found a great site that discusses computer and related technology patents. The site is called Peter Zura's Two-Seventy-One Patent Blog. Peter describes 2005 as the year of the patent troll. Here is an excerpt from his post titled 2005:...

Skype Fear

By now you may have heard about how Skype uses a proprietary protocol and as such can be dangerous on your network as you aren't exactly sure what its doing. Recently a more pressing fear has popped onto the scene....

VoIP Analysis From Forbes

Some good VoIP financial analysis from Forbes. A summary of Merrill Lynch comments and more can be fount in this article which I pretty much agree with. Excerpt:After an "eventful week" in Voice over Internet Protocol, Merrill Lynch analyst Glen...

Patent Law Changing

Is it possible that US patent law will soon change? According to this article it just may. Patent cases can cost computer companies up to $500 per year as the potential rewards are just so great. If a company is...

Skype 2.0

The challenge for service providers everywhere is how to deal with Skype. The ubiquitous software is a revenue killer for the competition and while many service providers fight to add new features quickly in order to have a better product...
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