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Why You Should Be Bullish on Technology

In the past, the price of just about everything increased over time but thanks to technology, many products and services are getting progressively cheaper and in many cases, better. In the 1980s, you could have paid 25 cents per-minute for...

Why Blocked AT&T, T-Mobile USA Deal is Good for Growth

Critics might say, in the history of M&A, it is difficult to recall one instance where more jobs were created as a result of two companies coming together. Yet this is the argument AT&T has been making for just less...

Chamber of Commerce Vs. Obama

For a President with such a calm and cool demeanor, it may seem surprising that a book titled The Roots of Obama's Rage is number four on the New York Times best Seller list. The book focuses on how Barrack...

Nokia, RIM, Skype, Cisco and ITEXPO News August 30, 2010

Tech once again has been an amazingly vibrant market in the last week of August when news is generally slow. A recent trend has to do withtechnology companies playing nice with global governments to make sure they aren't rejected or...

Congratulations China, Now the World's #2 Economy!

Deep down beneath the Rich Tehrani many of you know, I am fiercely competitive. I believe if you lose, you learn from your mistakes and try again. Lose again, try again and so on. I have seen enough semi-talented people...

Free Market Capitalism Helps the Poor Most

I came across a post from Michael Robertson today which has an awesome headline " Gates and Buffet Have it Wrong" and it sums up succinctly how people with means can best-help the poor. I can't help but agree with...

A Failed Socialism Experiment

An illustrative story, worth passing on. An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama's socialism worked...

Cash in a Phone System Clunker For VoIP and SIP

 The cash for clunkers program sponsored by the US federal government is now over but you can still benefit from the cash for phone systems clunkers idea I mentioned a few weeks back. As a reminder, using services like SIP...

Internet Music Saved?

There is some good news and bad in the recent negotiations between record labels and internet streaming sites which bring you radio over IP. From the AP: The revenue-sharing deal announced Tuesday is between SoundExchange, a nonprofit that collects royalties...

15 Ways to Keep Your Job

Despite the trillion plus dollars spent by two administrations, job losses in the U.S. and around the world are at record levels. Most companies are not prepared to make it through this environment. There is one certainty in this financial...

Chris Barton of WCS: Telecom Channels Must Evolve

In a time when many CLECs have been wiped out, how has one competitive local exchange carrier survived and found a way to grow in one of the toughest business environments of our lifetimes? To find out more I interviewed...

Can Deflation Create US Jobs?

Over the past year it has become evident that deflation is a driving force of the US economy. Margins are being squeezed in virtually all businesses. Even areas of the market where you might think there is pricing pressure don't...

Twitter Killing Economy ;-)

 OK this article which discusses Twitter killing the economy is satirical but it does seem coincidental that the more people get on the service the worse the stock market does. Maybe if Twitter were to merely speed up its service,...

Dell Adamo, a Smart Move Upmarket

 For decades Dell took advantage of the commoditization of the PC market by being the low-cost leader but they need to do more if they want to increase their earnings. The PC and Laptop markets are under pressure from netbooks...

Despite Economy, Communications Doing Surprisingly Well

I have just completed a whirlwind tour of the Channel Partners show in Las Vegas, Comptel in Dallas and I have had many meetings in the Dallas area and what I have found from the 50+ people I have met...

Will Wireless Broadband Turn this Economy?

It goes without saying the need/desire for wireless broadband is growing - partially fueled by social networking applications but perhaps just as importantly the need to be connected regardless of location. Instantaneous access to information is an addiction which I...

CRM Recession-Resistant?

Here is a solid article on how CRM is recession-resistant. Now more than ever it is critical that companies realize they need to invest to keep their existing customers and to get new ones. Business in general is tougher to...

ITEXPO East 2009 Attendance Up 15%

Thank you all so much for coming to Miami this week. The numbers are in for ITEXPO East 2009 and the amount of people at the event increased 15% from the same one last year. We could not have done...

In This Recession, Would You Buy From Your Company?

Keep Your Company from Being Cut in a Recession Every person around the world is looking to cut costs it seems. In turn, every business needs to ensure their current and existing customers don't cut them. So remember, in this...

Avocent's Solutions Help Companies Save

Avocent headquarters in Huntsville, AlAs budgets tighten, companies are looking for ways to do more with less. They are cutting heads and spending, and as a result they have fewer people to get the job done. In this environment we...

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,...

Should People Out Of Work Get Free Wireless Service?

Gerry Purdy, a wireless expert and past speaker at TMC events put out an open letter yesterday detailing why wireless carriers should give away free service to people out of work. Some challenges with such a plan involve determining who...

Adtran Media Event: The Final Day

Today is the last day of the Adtran media event here in Huntsville. At the moment, a number of us from the industry media are listening to a panel of Adtran engineers as well as CTO Kevin Schneider. This panel...

Communications and the Economy

Please note this post was written approximately one week ago -- before the news of the bailout bill failing began to spread fear in the financial markets. Stay tuned to learn how the financial markets will affect communications and technology.Many...

VoIP Growing at 53% to $24 Billion

The VoIP opportunity is still huge according to a new report from Infonetics Research. At a time when many industries are really hurting, hosted VoIP and managed IP PBX services grew 53% to $24 billion in 2007 after surging 66%...
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