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Looking for CXOs in DC/Maryland for Video Interviews

Attention readers - in our never-ending quest to keep TMC's growing audience up to date on the latest happenings in the market we will be in DC with our video crew next week interviewing companies in the Baltimore and Washington...

An Opposing View to Obama on Healthcare

It seems the US president is on TV virtually every day touting how the government needs to take over more and more of the healthcare system. Moreover he continually tells the world how US insurers are evil, drop coverage at...

Google Stars - Life Used to be So Simple

 Recently I started seeing stars on all my Google search results and I have to tell you, I am confused. I googled Google Stars and got a result which wasn't starred. Does that mean it isn't good? While I research,...

Teach a Man to Fish as Unemployment Cure

As international outsourcing claims more jobs, two things happen - unemployment in developed nations increases and companies lower their costs. As sad as this is for now unemployed workers, it is a byproduct of automation - the internet and IP...

Doug Mohney Writing for TMCnet

Funny, I have been meaning to mention Doug Mohney is writing for TMCnet for a while now. I decided indeed today was the day I would do so and I then came across a post from Doug mentioning his writing...

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...

Bill Gates Reboots Engine Technology

During the dotcom boom, Bill Gates made a speech where he explained how if the auto industry had kept up with the computer industry we would be driving $25 cars which get 1,000 miles to each gallon. GM was said...

House Passes 90% Bonus Tax

You may have heard the House of Representatives recently passed a punitive bonus tax bill for those working in companies which received TARP money. Specifically, The bill defines a new class of income, "TARP Bonus," that consists of any compensation...

Sangoma's S519 ADSL2+ Card Great for Inexpensive VoIP/Video

I had a chance to speak with David Mandelstam the CEO of Sangoma about his company's new ADSL 2+ networking card the S519 which provides an internal solution for people looking for DSL access sans modems. Asked why the card...

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...

Thomas Howe Takes CEO Role at Jaduka

At TMC's ITEXPO earlier this month I had a chance to briefly chat with voice 2.0/mashup guru Thomas Howe. At the show he told me there was big news coming and he was soon going to become CEO of a...

iPhone Browsers Reviewed

You may have heard Apple is allowing third party browsers on the iPhone but which is right for you? The first thing you probably need to know is all the browsers allowed on the iPhone by Apple have to be...

Cuba Launches Nova OS Based on Linux

The goal of this post is not to make a political statement but rather a financial one. The law of unintended consequences seems to have a way of really stinging those of us in the tech space. For example, in...

Sendio Gets $3.0M Funding

Antispam appliance vendor Sendio just received $3 million in funding. I have had a hard time with the Sendio solution in the past but all my problems were due to a corrupt database which the company fixed remotely. This device...

Wireless Carriers Give up on New Services

Google recently released an application called Latitude which allows you to give your friends access to your whereabouts on a Google map. When I tried to download it on my iPhone I received a message saying it is coming soon....

8x8/Packet8 VAR/Reseller Party Tonight

Here at ITEXPO East 2009 in Miami I had a chance to speak with Bryan Martin the CEO of 8x8 the company behind the Packet8 VoIP service for consumers and SMBs. At ITEXPO last year in Los Angeles the company...

WiMAX vs. LTE Fight Gets Nasty

The news flow regarding WiMAX these past months has been like a Rocky movie with Rocky getting pummeled and not fighting back until the last round. Rocky never even bothered to put up his hands to block in the first...

Alvarion Strikes Back

Was I too quick to dismiss the WiMAX market yesterday because Nortel decided to discontinue a JV with Alvarion? Perhaps. Alvarion came out swinging today explaining that the company is still financially sound, beating competitors of all sizes, has a...

Borg Beetle Portends the Future of Communications

Those Star Trek fans out there remember the Borg to be a species of humanoids who merged the best of the computational and organic worlds together allowing the perfect synergy between life, computing, artificial intelligence and networking. If you are...

Amazon Net Grows 9% in Latest Quarter

Amazon continues to perform and the company has shown it is dominant in the world of ecommerce. For the year, net sales grew 28 percent over 2007, to $19.17 billion. This includes a 9% increase  last quarter -- a quarter...

Nortel Puts Another Nail in WiMAX Coffin

Nortel just announced it is discontinuing its WiMAX offering which was supplied by Israeli company Alvarion. The company says these moves will allow it to focus more effectively while better positioning itself in other areas where it is stronger. This...

Is Eric Schmidt Protecting a Google Monopoly?

Photo courtesy of NY Times Eric Schmidt seems to be everywhere but most often attached to the hip of President Obama. I have a simple question to ask. Many of us know Google is more or less a monopoly...

Plantronics Looks to Unified Communications for Future Growth

Plantronics recently reported earnings for its third quarter ending 12/31/08 and from the call there is a good amount you can learn about what is happening in communications. It should be noted that entire markets cannot be judged by a...

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...

(Tech) Change is Here

If you had to rank the technological savvy of the White House you would probably put them at a three out of ten at best. If you ever read my post about the White House email controversy you might rank...
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