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Can Yahoo Get Out of its Own Way?

Obviously this past month has seen tremendous market volatility but I thought it important to point your attention to Yahoo being near a fiver-year low. The company could have been taken over by Microsoft and returned shareholders over $13 billion...

The Jerry Seinfeld/Bill Gates Commercial

When you have the opportunity to have Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld in a commercial, you expect something grand. After viewing this Microsoft ad below, I have to admit -- it is one of the worst commercials I have ever...

Multi-Touch+Camera+Voice+Force = New Interface

Remember when I said the GUI would become the gesture-based user interface or GBUI? I mentioned Apple's patents in the blog entry and now a new patent application shows Apple is looking to fuse gestures, voice, the camera and motion...

Google Chrome: The Google of Browsers

The long-rumored Google browser may be here. According to this blog, it is called Chrome, is open-source and will do lots of things other browsers already do and some that others don't. The project has a focus on security and...

Yahoo Mash: Smashed

Here's a really good CNET article detailing the death of Yahoo's social network Mash and further analysis of the social networking landscape. It would seem we have a saturated market and if you are looking to break into the space...

Nortel Buys DiamondWare

For over six years I have been espousing the virtues of 3D, stereo voice conversations with articles  and ITEXPO demonstrations mostly focusing on DiamondWare and the company's patented 3D technology which allows you to have a conference calls with others...

Adobe Buzzword... On the Path to a Yahoo Merger?

You might have thought there are enough word processors on the market and there is absolutely no reason for any company to go through the expense of developing a word processor when Microsoft owns the market and Google is coming...

SaaS -- The Tide is Turning The Wrong Way

Without listing them all as their are too many, the recent outages of services from Amazon, Google and many others have people worrying about switching to hosted applications and moreover, some jobs may be at risk over decisions to go...

HTC Dream Coming Soon

The much anticipated Google Android phone looks like it will finally see the light of day on the T-Mobile network. It is worth noting that some of the more interesting developments in the world of mobile phones have come from...

Sheraton Gets Surface from Microsoft

Microsoft has this new computing initiative (Tom Keating's take with sound) which focuses on surface technology with hand-based gestures. Announced a few months back it is now in production and available at select Sheraton hotels (Boston, Chicago, New York, San...

Nortel's PingTel Strategy

You may be interested in how PingTel fits into Nortel's strategy. Here are the details according to the Hyperconnected Enterprise blog:1. Our strategy is UC, and sipXecs is a native SIP solution consistent with our strategy. 2. Our strategy is...

Google Vs. Apple

Everyone likes a good fight and even though there really isn't a fight going on here it is worth noting Apple's market capitalization is now ahead of Google's (reminder I own shares in Google). According to this story, by the...

Speech Recognition Licence Savings

If you aren't aware - I run a media company. My company's website -- TMCnet.com gets between 2-3 million unique visitors from around the world each month and up to 40 million pages are viewed each month as well. In...

IP Fax Still Growing Thanks to Unified Communications (UC)and VoIP

Today I had the opportunity to sit in on a partner conference Sagem-Interstar put on in Montreal to help its partners and customers. The conference was attended by a number of resellers/integrators from around the world but the ones...

Malicious Gadgets

The gadgets are coming... The (malicious) gadgets are coming. Sure we all know about gadgets/widgets and how they foster cross-site integration and the ability for users to take the best of various applications and data and meld them together in...

Is It Just in Time Communications or UC?

Years back I coined a term Just in Time Communications (JITC) to encompass the idea of removing latency from human communications. Art Rosenberg is credited with coining the term Unified Communications and he often writes on the matter. JITC did...

ITEXPO: Exhibits 90% Sold Out

There has been more interest in ITEXPO Fall 2008, Los Angeles, CA September 16-18 than any other Internet Telephony Conference & Expo I can remember in recent years. It seems people are beginning to realize this show is the only...

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...

Yahoo Enlists Home Page to Fight Icahn

The Yahoo takeover offer by Microsoft and the subsequent saga that has ensued is unusual in my recollection of corportate takeovers. The latest chapter in the saga is Yahoo now using its home page to fight Carl Icahn. The ad...

iPhone: Still Not For Business?

Sure the iPhone is getting better and even though it has no keyboard, it is becoming a better business device as time marches on. The question worth asking however is why the iPhone still needs to be handicapped when compared...

Did Carl Icahn Kill the Yahoo Deal?

I think many of us couldn't stop watching the OJ trial years back -- not because we wanted to but because we were drawn to it. Some sort of morbid curiosity I suppose. This is how I feel about the...

Yahoo/Microsoft The Never-Ending Story

I am not sure I have the attention span to follow the love/hate story that is the Microsoft/Yahoo/Carl Icahn/Rupert Murdoch relationship acquisition/merger/whatever -- but it seems that as of this moment, Yahoo has once again rejected Microsoft's proposal -- this...

iPhone/Exchange Management

I almost fell over when I received an email from the Microsoft PR team titled "Microsoft Exchange and iPhone." To me this email is as unexpected as an email from Microsoft requesting I rely on open source software . But...

Microsoft OCS Training

An education like no other is what we promise at ITEXPO -- especially our TMC Universtiy certification classes which take place September 16-18, 2008 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.One of the certifications being offered at the show focuses on...

Yahoo Problems Getting Solved?

Painfully slow decision making and bad management are complaints I have heard about Yahoo from ex-employees and consultants that used to work with/for the leading web destination. BusinessWekk has an article on the matter which discusses how Yahoo is losing...
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