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Will Nimble 2.0 take Social CRM Mainstream?

Recently consumer products manufacturer P&G – one of the largest advertising spenders at over $9B announced it will cut its marketing headcount in-part because advertising on Facebook and Google is more efficient. The maker of Gillette and Pantene products is...

ShoreTel Acquires M5 for Cloud Communications

ShoreTel just announced they are purchasing  M5 Networks - both companies have been past participants in ITEXPO - I happen to be here at ITEXPO Miami where we have record crowds. And cloud communications is a hot space as evidenced...

La Carreta, one of my Favorites

Miami may be the only city where one of my favorite restaurants is in the airport. You should give La Carreta a try and eat the Yucca fries with the green sauce. See you in Miami for ITEXPO this week....

Scoop - Ford Fusion Energi to have Evos 2013 Design Cues

Heard at CES from a reliable source. The Energi is to be unveiled in a few minutes. Stay tuned....

Blackberry Playbook Price Drop to $299 Crashes Servers

Blackberry has just reduced the price the Playbook to $299 regardless of model – meaning you can get a fully functional tablet which allows you to see Adobe Flash and HTML5 as well as cameras on the front and...

Merry Christmas 2011

Merry Christmas everyone, Happy Hanukah and New Year. The holiday season in New York City is spectacular. Here is one of my favorite scenes from the day. Amazingly the city wasn't that crowded today and traffic wasn't terrible....

Headed to Cloudforce New York. Can't Wait to Hear from Marc Benioff

Tomorrow I head to New York to the Salesforce.com Cloudforce conference where according to the company we will hear how companies such as Facebook, NBC Universal, Burberry and Disney are reinventing themselves as social enterprises with social, mobile and cloud....

I Use Google and You Siri are no Google Killer

I worry more it will kill the public’s interest in speech rec I have been reading with great interest all of the back and forth chatter on the web regarding Apple’s Siri and its merit as a Google killer and...

Is it Web 3.0 Time in the Valley?

While spending some time here in the Santa Clara Convention Center after Cloud Expo, I just can't but get the feeling the tech world is onto the next big thing. The Cloud Expo was full of activity, a ton of...

Arrived at RightScale User Conference 2011

I just finished most of my meetings at Cloud Expo 2011 here in Santa Clara, CA and juest headed to the RightScale User Conference where I am meeting with company CEO Michael Crandell very soon. As you may recall, the...

SNL Skit Features Mark Zuckerberg Rupert Murdoch, Reed Hastings and Arianna Huffington

I have been a somewhat loyal viewer of Saturday Night Live since the eighties - and for some reason I even watch it these days - although it is far less funny. One skit that did get me smirking a...

How eBay's X.commerce Benefits Merchants

Last month I discussed X.com, an app store for commerce from eBay and the news of the release made me really want to attend the company's recent event where they demonstrated it live. Alas, I had other shows to attend...

Is Content King or is it Platform?

The adage about content being king is absolutely true and the precipitous drop in the value of Netflix shares related to losing Starz programming reminds us that distribution can be considered a distant second to content. This is true because...

Off to Metaswitch Forum 2011

Next week I am headed to the Metaswitch Forum 2011 event and this will be the third time in a row speaking with carriers and the communications industry in general. Last year I had a speaking opportunity and have one...

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...

Largest ITEXPO Hall Ever

I am here with my team in the Austin Convention Center determining the layout of the largest ITEXPO in this show's history. Check out the size of this exhibit hall. This is the 24th event and we are looking forward...

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...

The PSTN Will Die. Time to Learn SIP

It should come as no surprise to avid followers of this blog that the PSTN is potentially going to be mothballed in the next seven years. If you are wondering what will replace it, the answer is in-part SIP and...

Cloud Communications: That's gold, Jerry! Gold!

Seinfeld fans rejoice – I haven’t forgotten about you – and Kenny Bania is now forever immortalized in this blog. He came to mind and his expression “That's gold, Jerry! Gold!” seems so fitting when I get to talking about...

Skype for iPad is Baaack

Skype for iPad is here!It was much-anticipated, released, then pulled, then re-released and it works great. The company said there were problems with it causing them to pull and then release it a few hours later. (Update) TMC's Erik Linask...

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...

Search Marketing: Where it Pays to be Young

There is a crisis of unemployment in the US and those aged 16 to 19 are being hit with unemployment rates of 24% or almost three times the rate of adults. Worse yet, minority teens are seeing rates of unemployment...

Where Google is Vulnerable to the FTC Probe

Google has responded to the FTC probe regarding its potential monopolist practice of directing users to its network of sites and in a blog post from Amit Singhal, a Google fellow they explain that their focus is primarily on users....

At Cloud Expo NY 2011 Today

I'll be conducting video interviews for a few days here at the Cloud Expo show and am looking forward to seeing what innovations are happening in the space and what many of the companies at the expo think of Apple's...

An Honest Critique of Microsoft and Steve Ballmer

For the last five years there have been calls for Steve Ballmer to step down from Microsoft and I have refrained from comment until today because a confluence of news and events has made commentary necessary. Specifically, David Einhorn, an...
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