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Microsoft Investors: Do Not Read

Doug Mohney writes about 5 buzz kills for the Skype acquisition by Microsoft. He has solid points but one wonders if the positives I mentioned earlier today don't cancel these challenges out....

In Wake of Skype Deal, Will Microsoft Investors Revolt?

In 1997 when TMC decided to launch a magazine focused on IP communications named Internet Telephony, the nascent market had VocalTec, a software manufacturer charging around $50 for their software and Microsoft with their NetMeeting software which was free. Overnight,...

3Jam Purchased - is it Skype?

The news just broke on TMCnet that 3Jam was purchased - and potentially by Skype. Interesting news as I have written about how TMC uses 3Jam at ITEXPO to coordinate our management team and communicate rapidly between groups. The beauty...

eBay Buys Where.com for Hyper-Local Deal Offers

In the race to become a leader in the local deal market – companies seem to be tripping over one another. This includes Google who is working organically while making an unsuccessful bid for Groupon. Twitter and Facebook play in...

Is Android Security Really an Issue?

Yesterday I showcased an interview with investing legend Roger McNamee, managing director and co-founder of Elevation Partners but what I didn't mention was the following comment he made, "I don't trust Android because some 16-year-old kid in the Eastern Bloc...

Brady Bunch Videoconferencing Goes Mobile Thanks to fring

fring has launched a Beta app for mobile devices allowing Brady Bunch-style conferencing with up to four users at once. The importance of this announcement is that anyone can now take advantage of advanced video communications which until recently was...

WorldGate Communications Closes Shop

Word has it that funding was pulled at WorldGate Communications two weeks ago with everyone being laid off. Requests for information to the company did not get an immediate response. The Pennsylvania-based organization which made high-end designer-looking videophones no-doubt faced...

FCC Reports Highlights 8x8 Business VoIP Success

While many technology decisions are made based upon what analysts or the media think, these sources can be flawed as they involve relationships – sometimes financial which could potentially skew how a specific company may be rated by the media...

Cisco Lowers Umi Price as Margins Become a Bigger Concern

Analysis of Cisco's strategy from consumer to enterprise, servers and switchesIts pretty simple really, if you are getting something which is pretty good and its free, you aren't likely to pay a lot for something better. I pointed out as...

Skype Pre-IPO Report Card

It was back in 2007 when my fellow bloggers and journalists told me that Skype was a dog, had no future, couldn’t make money and wasn’t going anywhere. I begged to differ – the way I saw it the company...

Silver Lake on Tech, Jobs and Growth

Silver Lake Partners has a portfolio of companies worth $30B including Skype, Avaya, IPC, Groupon, Zynga and Sunguard and in a recent interview with the WSJ's Alan Murray, CEO Glenn Hutchins discusses how well the US technology market is doing...

Did Skype Just Kill Cisco's UMI Telepresence?

Let’s start with the positives. I like the Cisco Umi television ad campaign and the fact the company has kiosks in Malls across the country demonstrating the service is a great idea. However, a paid service which basically brings enhanced...

Skype, FCC, IBM and Tech News Before New Year's

While the week before Christmas and New Year’s is typically slow with regards to news, the huge blizzard which hit the northeast really started things off with a bang. A foot-and-a-half of snow hit the area around TMC headquarters in...

Skype Video For iPhone a 2011 Killer App

I just did a brief test of Skype video calling on the iPhone - it works on the iPad as well. TMC's Tom Keating and I tried calling over WiFi and AT&T 3G. WiFi worked amazingly well and the first...

News to Know Before New Year's 2011

The bitter fight between Oracle and SAP over copyright infringement got more bitter with courts agreeing SAP owes Oracle $16.5M in interest on the $1.3B award Oracle received. While less than the $211.7M Oracle sought, Oracle will also get reimbursed...

Skype, Amazon and BitTorrent news For a Snowy Week

Still snowed in? That’s what I thought. Regardless of whether you got back from back-straining snow removal or you live in Orlando, you’ll appreciate some of the latest tech news of the day. Popular Mechanics starts off the list with...

MangoSpring MangoApps For Better Corporate Collaboration

Months back you may recall I covered Cisco Quad, a corporate social networking solution for truly massive companies. While many organizations use Microsoft SharePoint as a social solution, another option is to turn to MangSpring’s MangoApps, a solution which takes the...

MagicTalk and MagicJack Plus Coming Soon

I’ve followed the IP communications business for well over a decade and in 1997 my company TMC decided to launch a publication called Internet Telephony to focus on what we believed would be a massive trend towards IP communications. At first...

Grandstream GXV3175 a Solid IP Multimedia Value

Grandstream's Khris Kendrick discusses the GXV3175 as well as the company's other products such as a new cube cameraGrandstream has just released the GXV3175, a multimedia phone which features HD voice and video with the ability to connect the output...

Skype Shows us Closed Can Win

Dan York at a recent ITEXPO - specifically the collocated Cloud Communications Summit - Dan is on the right and Thomas Howe is on the left Yesterday I discussed how open always wins referring to the competition between Apple and Google's...

Skype Shows us Closed Can Win

Dan York at a recent ITEXPO - specifically the collocated Cloud Communications Summit - Dan is on the right and Thomas Howe is on the left Yesterday I discussed how open always wins referring to the competition between Apple and Google's...

Will VocalTec and Skype Merge?

One of the major factors that led TMC to decide to launch Internet Telephony magazine back in 1997 was that we saw VocalTec launching products in the space which allowed telephony to travel over IP networks - and just like...

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Impresses

TMC’s Tom Keating reported the fact that Microsoft OCS will be called Lync going forward and the name is much more conducive as a Skype alternative as asking someone to Lync you sounds much better than asking them to...

Avaya Flare Interface Detailed

AtITEXPO West 2010 in Los Angeles, Christian Von Reventlow discusses how the Avaya Flare interface was designed and what it's value is in the enterprise. Moreover he explains how business process and social media come together via this new interface...

Wesabe: Failure from a Founder's Perspective

TechCrunch has a great post describing how financial management website Wesabe lost to Mint and points to a blog post from founder Marc Hedlund who is up front and honest on why he believes his company failed and Mint won.Whenever...
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