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Tech Lubricates Theft, Can it do so For Law Enforcement?

The Internet is an incredible lubricator and margin compression resulting from immediate and widespread information dissemination is destroying industries on a level never before experienced. Examples include the newspaper business which has seen classified ad revenue jump to Monster and...

Skype Lawsuit Settled, Skype/Ning Integration Has Huge Potential

Skype is certainly a major symbol for the IP communications market and although it plays in a niche in the market - consumer VoIP/Video, it is now a household name and having it entangled in legal limbo does it or...

Skype Experiments with Ads, Finally

Over a year ago I asked, why isn't Skype showing eBay ads? After hearing eBay thought there was no synergy between ecommerce and communications I was too flustered to talk. I am still horrified that eBay doesn't realize the potential...

Skype Steals Show at ITEXPO in Los Angeles

The 20th ITEXPO which began on September 1, 2009 was nothing if not full of buzz and industry news thanks to Skype has been a news-generating machine. Video clip of the ITEXPO Keynotes I have rarely seen any company in...

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...

Jenny I Got Your Number 867-5309 For Almost $200k!

In the early eighties, you couldn't pass by a radio without hearing the song 867-5309/Jenny by Tommy Tutone. The song starts out: Jenny, Jenny, who can I turn to? You give me somethin' I can hold on to It now...

700 MHz Auction Concludes

The FCC 700 MHz auction concluded recently and the major winners were Verizon and AT&T. While this may seem like bad news to those who would have preferred more competition as a result of this auction, FCC Chairman Martin explains...

Spectrum Auction Concludes

In case you missed it, the bidding is now over for the 700 MHz spectrum. The US governemnt racked up just under a cool 20 billion dollars as a result. I guess we can thank the telecommunications industry for those...

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...

Net Neutrality 2.0

Should service providers be allowed to alter your web pages? The issue came up yet again when Toronto-based Rogers decided to insert messages containing sales messages in web pages they display on their customer’s browsers.   "We are concerned about...

Google to Bid on 700 MHz Spectrum

While it is not really a surprise at this point, Google will be bidding on the 700 MHz spectrum auction and if the company wins, it will likely change the business model of many other service providers. The reason...

Google in Wireless

More discussions regarding Google getting into the wireless game were sparked today by a Wall Street Journal article focusing on Google’s wireless ambitions.   In summary:   Google will likely bid on the 700 MHz spectrum or lose good will...

What eBay Should do with Skype

Please enjoy the unedited November 2007 Publisher’s Outlook column from Internet Telephony Magazine.   ---   OK, I was wrong. Really wrong. Over a billion dollars wrong in fact. Why? I believed eBay and Skype had a solid strategy to...

AT&T’s Alternative Spectrum Buy

As you likely remember, Google was pushing the FCC to ensure the winner of the 700 MHz auction permitted open access to devices. Verizon was vocal about this being a bad idea but AT&T was more quiet. Now it may...

700 MHz Setback

Just when youthought it was safe to jump into the 700 MHz frequency with your own device along comes the Federal Communications Commission's Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) who says initial testing of the prototype devices showed they failed...

700 MHz

Here is a great article from Eric Broockman on the 700 MHz Spectrum controversy and why it could have tremendous ramifications for the communications industry and the Internet....

Google Cell Phone

Will Google use the 700 MHZ spectrum to give away free phone service which is ad supported? The idea is not far fetched but if true, there is no price the cell phone companies won’t pay to stop the world’s...

700MHZ Spectrum

Google and others are looking to ensure some of the 700MHZ spectrum is allocated for broadband wireless and moreover available at wholesale rates in order to help foster new and innovative services. For more on this story see this USA...

RadioHandi in VentureBeat Auction

There is a great deal of money out here looking for good deals. Private Equity funds, public companies, private companies – they all seem eager for deals and the latest deal in tech is the Google YouTube deal valued at...

MillionDollarWeightLoss.com buys the last 1000 PIXELS on MillionDollarHomePage

I got this release today about the last thousand pixels on the milliondollarhomepage being purchased. Amazingly I wrote about the wild fluctuations on the downside as a part of this auction. Now the auction which I witnessed with my own...

Milliondollarhomepage Auction Takes Off

I am not sure if my eyes are deceiving me but it seems the bid price for the last 1,000 pixels of the Milliondollarhomepage are now at about $700,000! That is not a typo mind you. The actual number is...
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