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iPhone Bug not Specific to Truphone

Recently some media outlets reported incorrectly (links intentionally left out) that Truphone is not working on the iPhone due to a bug in Apple's OS. As it turns out this was a mistake which was caused by misreading  a reference...

Ooma Telo Coming Soon

When I last caught up with Ooma in New York I had a chance to learn about their slick new Telo device which looks like a blend of art and communications. I have always been a fan of Bang &...

Will Telcos Buy JoltID and Shut Down Skype?

Skype Cofounder Niklas Zennstrom Most Important Man in Telecom - Again Niklas Zennstrom is one of the most important people of the century in the communications space. Skype, the company he cofounded is responsible for enabling hundreds of millions of...

Logoff T-Mobile WiFi

I was Skyping over T-Mobile WiFi here in my hotel in Santa Clara, California when all of a sudden the connection to the internet died. I still had a connection to the WiFi access point it is just that there...

IPhones Become Enhanced Services Platforms

One of the first truly useful wireless devices was the Palm 7 as it had a screen big enough to be useful and a stylus which allowed typing so a user could interact with web pages. As I recall, there...

iPhone Flash Support: The Real Apple Tax

A fascinating soap opera of video format wars precedes us and one has to wonder why exactly Adobe's Flash format is not supported on the iPhone.Microsoft came out with an ad and PR campaign recently which focused on the excessive...

Problems at Joost

Om Malik sums up the problems over at Joost quite well... The company is having a large round of layoffs and is losing the video war to Hulu and others. While Om explains all the factors which led to the...

Sipgate One Launches

Just when you thought VoIP and IP fax service could not get cheaper, along comes sipgate, a company offering a similar service to Skype/Vonage but with lower international rates than Skype and lots of free features like a free phone...

SolarWinds and OpenTable IPOs a Healthy Sign

Today OpenTable (Nasdaq: OPEN) had a successful IPO allowing VCs to recoup investment dollars. This statement could be one of the most important you can imagine for the tech sector as it signals the IPO market is no longer frozen...

No Cablecos Boost Joost

Who is the best potential acquirer of Joost, the web-based TV service which was launched by Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom? The cable companies of course and although you would imagine the cablecos would be all over this...

Will Some Wireless Carriers Be Forced to Promote Skype?

Recently I detailed how a single device - the iPhone changed the fortunes of AT&T Wireless. Every wireless carrier is looking for a way to have that one amazing gadget that drives traffic and reduces churn. But what if another...

Skype IPO Coming

It seems that Skype will go IPO in the first half of 2010 and although some think this news is a ploy to get Skype founders to pony up more than the $1 billion they originally proposed, I think the...

eBay Unloads StumbleUpon, Skype Next?

  eBay just sold StumbleUpon to its original founders and returns it with triple the registered users or about 7.5 million. The site was sold to eBay in May of 2007 for $75 million and eBay has recently said the...

Should Skype Get Sold to its Founders?

The talk of the weekend in the world of IP communications is whether Skype would be better off in the hands of original founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. You see, the New York Times is reporting the pair is...

MetaSwitch User Forum 2009 Party

We had a great time at this party tonight and it seems after the Skype party last week and this one today that you can't have a party in telecom in Vegas without an ice sculpture ;) ....

Skype coming to iPhone

The big news yesterday was that Skype is coming soon to an iPhone near you and while it seemed to take forever to make it happen I would be willing to wager that Skype will become one of the most...

Skype Does SIP Trunking

Skype announced today that it is getting into the SIP trunking business by allowing native SIP calls to be connected directly to its network allowing enterprise communications systems to communicate seamlessly with Skype's network of users. During the Beta period,...

Speaking With The Conference Group

As companies reduce their travel budgets - they still have the challenge of conducting business without being face-to-face. Of course by now my readers have heard me discuss countless solutions to how you can conference using technology. One of my...

SpinVox Comments on Google Voice

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the impact of Google's entry into the voicemail transcription market with their new Google Voice initiative which is based on the Grand Central acquisition of almost two years. The major player in...

SimulScribe/PhoneTag Founder Sounds off on Google Voice

After a long 20 months, Google took its purchase of Grand Central and launched it at Google Voice and added a nifty feature, voicemail transcription. When I heard the news I was curious as to what Jamie Siminoff of SimulScribe/PhoneTag...

Plantronics Redefines Unified Communications Endpoints

Company looks to differentiate itself from other headset vendors through software and innovation Historically the headset was not an area of the communications space where people expected tremendous amounts of new technology. Certainly wireless standards like DECT and Bluetooth have...

Skype Gives Away HD VoIP Codec

There is no question in my mind that HD voice is the future of communications. The PSTN and associated codecs, microphones and speakers are all designed to transmit telephony based on technology a half-century old. Few other industries have such...

Rumors of Google Buying Skype

eBay is doing nothing with Skype -- they say there is no synergy but there are ways to show ads for products the company sells to people making video and audio calls. I have yet to see the two companies...

Skype's Growth Staggering, Challenges Ahead

Om Malik does a great job analyzing the Skype earnings numbers hidden within eBay's quarterly results. Here are some of the numbers/details worth sharing.  $145 million in sales for the quarter26% greater sales than prior yearSkypeOut minutes go to 2.6...

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...
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