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Amazon Ink Matching Program is Genius

I was in a rush and entered hp 88 ink package into Amazon's search box so as to quickly find a set of inks which match my home printer. Last time I ordered inks from Amazon, each box of cyan,...

Amazon WindowShop Does 3D

Amazon's new WindowShop 3D marketplace is a new spin on shopping. Instead of the traditional 2D way of searching and sorting, this new 3D interface is surprisingly iPhone like in how you navigate and select items for purchase. It also...

3G Juice Review

Having complained about iPhone 3G battery life in the past, I was thrilled when I received a 3G Juice battery for the iPhone 3G. The device came in a nice black box that fits with the whole "I am...

SnapTell: Mobile Game Changer

Game changing is a term used too often - and sometimes in the media we think something will bring about big change when in fact it doesn't. No one has any way to know for sure when an idea...

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...

Trixbox Certification

The open source world of communications is growing rapidly. Recently I discussed the Nortel acquisition of PingTel and what this means for our markets.Ironically the competition in open source was once between Digium and PingTel and when Asterisk became the...

Nortel Buys Pingtel

Years back -- in the mid-late nineties in fact I came across Pingtel, a company who saw the oncoming VoIP revolution (we called it IP telephony back then) and decided to place their bets on this burgeoning market by...

iPhone Vs. Kindle Magazines

Yesterday I blogged about how the iPhone and Kindle will battle for the hearts and minds of electronic book readers... Now it seems magazine publishers are getting into the act. In fact, publisher's are taking sides, looking to publish device...

iPhone Vs. Kindle?

Citigroup recently upgraded Amazon, saying more kindles will be sold than previously thought. The leading etailers stock zoomed upwards on the news in fact.The analyst estimates Amazon will sell up to 380,000 Kindles in 2008, up from a previous forecast...

Why Was Amazon S3 Down?

If you are interested in learning about why Amazon had an outage in their cloud computing initiative S3 you can read about it on their corporate blog with some interesting commentary here.Is there anything worth pointing out? Sure thing. Amazon...

Amazon Down Again

Amazon having more problems. Second time in a few days. I am in the middle of an order and the site is hanging and then crashing. Very frustrating. Yes, they have complicated systems but this can't be good for business....

Amazon Fights for First Amendment

The scary part about so much information about people being in a single place is that the government knows where to look. This is a good thing when they are investigating a suspect but when they start to investigate the...

Amazon Outage

Amazon is out. They are down and I wasn't aware of it until I received an email from Greg Galitzine. This a huge deal and will likely reduce the company's revenues and moreover an outage of major proportions is extremely...

Amazon Fights back Against New York Tax

Amazon, feeling singled out by what New York state officials have dubbed the Amazon Tax has decided to sue the state. According to the New York Times, the state changed the law regarding who has to collect taxes and instead...

NY to Tax Amazon Purchases

There is just something so mind-boggling about our nation's tax collection system. I was reading this MSNBC article about how New York State is looking to and likely will tax Amazon.com purchases and it goes on about how New Yorkers...

iTunes Tops Others

File this under "I saw this one coming." Apple's iTunes store is now the number one US retailer of music. One wonders if there is an opportunity for the company to expand into consumer electronics beyond their own brands. They...

CellTrust: Providing Secure SMS

While SMS is a fantastic technology for consumers, there is a roadblock to SMS use in companies due to the security problems inherent in this unencrypted communications medium. Business users such as financial institutions and those in e-commerce would use...

Kindle Interest Rekindled

Boy was I ever wrong about the Kindle. I said no one wants the device and it sold out in a day and Amazon can't keep up with demand. Wow! I really screwed up. I only wish Amazon would tell...

AT&T's Bullish Investment

AT&T is making a major telecom investment in many areas of its business. The telecom giant cites the explosion of high-speed networks, data consuming devices and the move to IP as the reason for this investment. The money is...

Amazon S3 Down but not Out

Amazon has been getting lots of positive press lately on its new storage initiative Simple Storage Service or S3. The service has been a tremendous help to startups as well as established companies as it lowers the cost of scaling...

700 MHz Auction Update

So far in the 700 MHz auction there have been bids totaling more that 2.4 billion and in about a month we should know who won. There were just under two thousand bids for this precious spectrum which could become...

Amazon's France Problems

In France there is a law that says you are not allowed to sell books for more than 5 percent off the list price. We have lots of silly laws in the US as well so it is tough to...

Custom Readers: The Future of Newspapers?

While the internet news revolution continues to move along, I have recently become fascinated with proprietary readers. For example The New York Times offers a reader which requires a paid download for nonsubscribers and runs on Microsoft based operating systems....

Re-Kindle

I may have really screwed this prediction up. You remember yesterday when I said nobody wants the Kindle, the e-book reader from Amazon. Well apparently Amazon has announced today that they sold out of the units in stock. Normally this...

Kindle: Nobody Wants This Thing

OK, I have heard about Kindle and other e-book readers and in my opinion, no one wants one of these things. I could be more eloquent and wax poetic about how this device is not the same as a book...
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