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The Response Point Communications Opportunity in 2009

While there are many segments of the communications market which will do better than the overall economy in 2009, there is an important trend worth noting of you are trying to invest your money or resources in the space. The...

Come Meet the Thought Leaders at ITEXPO

One of the most important parts of any conference is the networking... The potential to meet and speak with thought leaders in numerous markets at one time in one place. This year's ITEXPO has more thought leaders than any prior...

Communications Must Go HD

Circuit switched telephony technology is now half a century old or so and it is the predominant way much of the world communicates. It is the lowest common denominator for all digitized communications. While consumers would never accept 1960s technology...

Good Posts on Nortel and Bankruptcy

I reported on the Nortel bankruptcy early today and just came across a good article on the matter. I say there is a good chance than Microsoft buys up the enterprise division of the company. At least Ballmer knows unlike...

Wireless Devices, Less is More

If you don't understand where Apple is going and shift, you are dead in the water Finally, someone gets it. This morning I was speaking to Carl Ford about how there was a wireless phone company who spoke condescendingly about...

Windows 7 Beta Review

One of the only reviews I have seen of Windows 7 Beta which is geared towards the telephony world comes from Alec Saunders. According to Alec, "7" missed some drivers but he was able to work through the problems or use...

Palm Pre, Game Changer or Dud?

We owe a great deal to Palm as it started a handheld computing revolution which eventually was eclipsed by smartphones. Years back at a TMC event one of the important comments I heard was that Palm saw RIM as the...

How to Make/Save Money With Communications Today

In my conversations with many in the telecom industry they tell me they are very excited about coming to ITEXPO next month in Miami. They explain, now is the best time to be at a communications show which not only...

Nortel Under Assault

In a number of my meetings with companies in the tech and telecom space over the last few years, they have told me they are aggressively targeting Nortel customers. This was before the talk of bankruptcy which will likely make...

Aspect Makes Performance Management Acquisition

Combined entity to provide enhanced performance management, coaching, employee review and workflow functionality Aspect has done a great job rolling up a number of call center companies and even in a slow economy is not letting up. In fact, the...

Look Out Google, Here Comes MSE360

Recently I came across a search engine which was new to me called MSE360. I tried it out and was impressed that a search engine I have never heard of could be so accurate. It is not perfect mind you...

Cuil: Lack of Money, Not Focus?

I have mentioned in the past that Google has a tremendous advantage in search over Microsoft and Yahoo because it is able to focus better as it has less going on. If that were true, now that Google has become...

iPhone Apps: First Microsoft and now HP

Is there no end to the Apple competitors developing iPhone apps? Moreover... Once the genie is out of the bottle, can they get it back in again. I think not. HP's latest photo printing app should be a quite useful...

The Why of the Storm

I have noticed the Blackberry Storm has improved a good deal over past weeks but this it seems is not enough to keep people from returning these handheld computers at a record clip. While it is impossible to know for...

Google Scraps Net Neutrality Push?

Om Malik has some interesting analysis of Google and its stance on Net Neutrality. The genesis of the story is a Wall Street Journal article discussing Google and how it is looking to peer its caching devices directly with network...

Nortel's Web.Alive Brings Virtual Worlds to Business

While Nortel faces financial struggles and unprecedented debt, there are bright spots in the company's portfolio which most reporters will ignore because - well good news doesn't sell. I for one think it is always worth exploring the silver linings...

Learn From Nortel's Woes

Yesterday I spent a good deal of time filming my opinions on the latest news in the TMC Newsroom and didn't get time to blog at all. Rest assured, I was sharing my opinions - but in this case on...

Skype Mobile 2.5 Beta Now Available

The latest version of Skype for mobile devices including Windows Mobile is the beta version - 2.5 which is supposed to be more stable and also look more like its cousin which runs on your PC or Mac. I tried...

Microsoft Response Point Podcast With Richard Sprague

Microsoft's Response Point is an SMB phone system with big features. Priced reasonably and supplied by partners who make the hardware, this small business phone system has big features like voice recognition and a lot more.But more importantly, this...

Guess Who's Back, Back Again... Redmond's Back. Tell Icahn

Carl Icahn is pushing hard to get a Microsoft Yahoo deal done as he picks up more Yahoo shares and waits for something to happen between the two companies. The latest? Microsoft will potentially pick up the search business for...

What the New Yahoo CEO Needs to Do

With financial markets in turmoil and Jerry Yang being responsible for more or less botching the Microsoft deal, it is obvious he needs to step down. The only question is why did it take so long? Here are thoughts on...

Nokia, Sun: Sales Down, Oracle Sells Hosted CRM, American Airlines Does Mobile Boarding Passes and Microsoft Offers Free Financing

Here are some of the news items which caught my eye recently with some commentary: Nokia predicts the recession and a lack of credit will reduce cell phone sales. Nokia Siemens too says there will be a slowdown next year....

Microsoft Does Not Want Yahoo

Steve Ballmer is a master negotiator. C'mon - we know he wants Yahoo. We know Microsoft needs Yahoo but still, he plays coy and says he is not interested. Very smart. It looks like these comments were responsible for Yahoo...

White Spaces + Google/Yahoo Break Up = Great News

There has been a tremendous amount of news worth analyzing as of late and perhaps two of the most important items of note are the FCC's approval of vacant TV white spaces for the use of broadband data devices. I...

AudioCodes Earnings up 15.3%, Adds HD Voice

In a tough market, AudioCodes did not disappoint. They beat their numbers by 2 cents per share as revenues rose 15.3% year-over-year to a record $46.6 million. GAAP net income rose to $3.1 million and non-GAAP net income rose...
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