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Jobs, Ritchie & Galvin Dead but not Forgotten

As TMC's Peter Bernstein says, the rule of threes seems to be in effect. First we lost Steve Jobs who transformed the music, movie, computer and mobile markets and next we lost C programming language and UNIX OS creator Dennis...

Amazon's Subsidized Tablets Borrow from Wireless Carriers

Will any margin remain in selling standalone computing hardware?I want to bet against Amazon - not because I don't like the company - I most certainly do. But because coming out with a new line of tablets to take on...

Why AT&T Purchased Superclick Networks

AT&T just picked up Canadian WiFi gateway and solution provider Superclick Networks for $15 million dollars and the deal is curious as the company provides wireless solutions but not service for the hospitality, healthcare and retail markets. As you may...

Prediction: Meg Whitman Lasts at HP 12 Months Max

By Now you know Meg Whitman is replacing Léo Apotheker as CEO of HP. Look, I personally like Meg Whitman - she is dynamic, energetic and ran eBay for a good while. Two of the major products under her were...

Twitter Tightens SMS Ties with Photos

Twitter's 140 character limit was actually a limit of SMS messages applied to the world's most successful microblogging service but in the last few years, Twitter use has migrated to apps on smartphones and web browsers. Today the company sent...

Porn is dead, why Penthouse Needs a Deal

The world is going daily deal crazy and the multi-billion dollar Groupon valuation is no doubt a huge factor. And while some companies have pulled back from this category, purveyor of porn, Penthouse is purchasing an Asian daily deals company...

AT&T Responds to DOJ - What They Missed

AT&T responded to the DOJ regarding the blocked T-Mobile USA acquisition saying that the proposed merger would be good for consumers as it would allow AT&T to gain access to T-Mobile spectrum allowing their call quality to improve and the...

6 New Rules in a Post-Jobs World

Let’s face it, any company trying to compete with Apple in its core markets has been beheaded and frankly in the case of HP, embarrassed. For so many years, there were two ways of doing things – the established way...

Is Your CRM a Bigger Disaster than Hurricane Irene?

Want successful CRM? Its the empathy, stupid.A recent experience reminded me of the importance of handling customers well, especially in times of need. Case in point, I was scheduled to go to the Salesforce Dreamforce event next week and I...

Why Windstream Bought PAETEC

Broadband and communications provider Windstream Corp just agreed to purchase communications conglomerate PAETEC for $2.3 billion in order to add scale and drive growth. PAETEC is an interesting company as it not only provides broadband and IP communications services; it...

Living in a Post-OS World

Two of the major drawbacks to a perfect cloud-based existence where the browser serves all your needs are speed of remote apps/services and UI flexibility. It just so happens, two news items have coalesced recently to help usher in the...

GigaOm Tells You Why HTML5 Will Be Huge

It is no secret that HTML5 is important - the question is how big will it be? Word is out at GigaOm, that it will be huge - and moreover it is coming fast. Thanks to an article from Colleen...

Will AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Slow Wireless Innovation?

AT&T has done an incredible job of getting special interest group after group to endorse its merger with T-Mobile, saying it will provide better broadband access for minorities, rural subscribers and just about any group of people you can think...

News Corp. PhoneGate Analysis and Suggestions

Based on the constant media coverage you should all be aware that reporters at a now shuttered News Corp. newspaper broke into voicemail accounts in order to get scoops. News Corp is certainly center-right in its reporting - depending on...

Have Apple Laptops Crossed the Enterprise Chasm?

What my Trip to Silicon Valley Taught me About AppleThere is constant debate about what the future is of Apple and Microsoft and after a trip to San Jose, CA this week where my company met with over 175 leading...

Nosh from Google a P2P Foursquare Meets Zagats

I just met with Craig Walker the Founder & CEO of Firespotter Labs and he went over where his Google-backed companies will be innovating in the future. As you may recall, Walker founded Dialpad and Grandcentral which eventually got acquired...

Home Automation Could Be Next Tech Bright Spot

The future looks bring for home automation and energy management vendors Hold onto your hat tech investors – we already have some hot sectors like consumer electronics, wireless, the cloud, VoIP, collaboration, healthcare automation and security to name a few....

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,...

TMCnet Featured Briefly on CNBC

I recently came across a tweet from TMC team member Stefanie Mosca about how TMCnet was featured on a CNBC special focusing on Facebook. Kind of cool. The citing takes place at 42:15 in the following video: ...

Dialogic Merger with Veraz Closes

Update - Oct 4th 12:18 PM EST. Below I reference the market cap of Dialogic to be around $60M as this was the number publicly available at the time. The company informs me the value is closer to $160M with...

Metaswitch Forum 2010 Final Thoughts

I had a chance to eat breakfast this morning with Metaswitch CEO Kevin DeNuccio (pictured) and CTO Chris Mairs as well as some attendees and it was great to hear how much money is being spent by utilities to provide...

Plantronics M100 Reviewed

TMC's Tom Keating recently unboxed and did a detailed review of the new Plantronics M100 a DSP-based bluetooth headset with two microphones which aid in noise cancelling as well as the ability to work with two sources. Tom really likes...

TMC Editorial Open House August 12th

Last week I was fortunate enough to head out to San Jose and shoot video interviews with over 100 companies who are the heart and soul of Silicon Valley. For me, it was energizing and refreshing - like consuming vials...

Apple iTunes App Store Hacked

It appears according to a report from The Next Web that the iPhone App Store has been hacked and so have accounts. According to the article: The rankings in the books category of the US iTunes store features 40 out...

BP Oil Spill Symbolizes Dissatisfaction with Government

Watching the Congress grill Tony Hayward kept me from peak productivity today as my frustration with the government boiled over. After listening to the back-and-forth it became more apparent than ever why the approval rating for Congress is so abysmal...
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