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Business Insider: Super WiFi a Billion Dollar Market

I read with interest news from the Business Insider touting the Super WiFi Market as a huge thing for 2013. I agree of course since TMC and its partner Crossfire Media have been running the Super WiFi Summit for a...

Thanks to All the Press and Analysts Coming to ITEXPO in Austin

I wanted to thank all the press, analysts and bloggers coming to ITEXPO Oct 2-5, 2012 in Austin, Texas. We really appreciate the time you take from you busy schedules to spend with us at the show. The event is...

GigaOm Tells You Why HTML5 Will Be Huge

It is no secret that HTML5 is important - the question is how big will it be? Word is out at GigaOm, that it will be huge - and moreover it is coming fast. Thanks to an article from Colleen...

$25 Per MB for M2M Just Tip of Iceberg

Stacey Higginbotham points out $25/MB is a tremendous amount of revenue and a great reason for carriers to love M2M. Another reason carriers love it has to do with the fact that that the old models of ARPU, churn and...

Tablet App Chasing Publishing Lemmings

If you remember a few months back I discussed how the whole idea of bailing out newspapers was terrible. I further asked where the innovation was from traditional publishers? Here is a paragraph of note (I bolded the most important...

Delicious: A Mess Yahoo Doesn't Need

While Google, Yahoo and Twitter are looking to expand their services into every conceivable area imaginable, Yahoo is going in the other direction as rumors swirl regarding the company shutting down social sharing site Delicious. It is fascinating really and...

Rich Buchanan Passes Away

One of the saddest posts I have had to make has to do with the passing of Rich Buchanan the former CMO of Ooma. Well regarded in the consumer electronics space and having a fantastic grasp of the communications market...

Apple App Store the OPEC of the West

I try to always look out for my readers and as such I have been one of the harshest critics of closed app stores and how they could change the computing paradigm via censorship which is not good for users....

Open Source, Cloud Computing and Ecosystems Changing VC Investments

The world of investing is changing as startup costs are plummeting for companies who are able to use open-source software and cloud computing tools while in many cases piggybacking on existing product ecosystems as they grow. As Bloomberg reports in...

D-Link, Much More Than the $99 Router Guys

Let's face it, it's an exciting time to be in the consumer electronics and technology business as consumers and businesses are buying better and faster devices while simultaneously upgrading their bandwidth connections including routing and switching technology. One of the...

Dear FCC: Please Ask Verizon and Others More Questions

Recently the FCC reached out to Verizon Wireless to inquire about why it is raising early termination fees on advanced phones and in addition, the commission wants to know how consumers will be notified that they are purchasing an advanced...

Google Maps Navigation Analysis

As Om Malik points out, turn-by-turn GPS navigation with voice guidance has come to Google Maps and carriers can't be happy about it. Who is even less happy? TomTom and Garmin. According to Google, less than 1% of navigation devices...

Live Life

Om Malik has some excellent thoughts about enjoying life after celebrating the birth of a new baby boy and attending a memorial service for a friend....

Blackberry Tour Takes GigaBeating

In the past few days I have run into two Blackberry Tour users. One had positive things to say and one terrible things. Om Malik sums up the problems. In short, Om got his social circle to switch to the...

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...

2 of 7 TMC Blogs Make Top List

I just found a new blog - Seamless Enterprise which is sponsored by Sprint and recently did a roundup of the seven best blogs in communications. Thanks to Mark Ivey for picking two TMC blogs out of seven. Here are...

Problems at Joost

Om Malik sums up the problems over at Joost quite well... The company is having a large round of layoffs and is losing the video war to Hulu and others. While Om explains all the factors which led to the...

Broadband at One Dollar per Mbps

Cablevision has released its 100 Mbps service in Long Island, NY termed Optimum Online Ultra. 100 Mbps is the download speed while upload speed is rated at 15 Mbps. While I agree with Om Malik that Cablevision is doing things...

Scary Times for AT&T?

Talk of serious Apple discussions regarding the iPhone running on Verizon Wireless should and will scare the dickens out of AT&T. IMHO the new Ma Bell needs to do anything and everything to keep exclusivity of this device. Especially in...

Skype coming to iPhone

The big news yesterday was that Skype is coming soon to an iPhone near you and while it seemed to take forever to make it happen I would be willing to wager that Skype will become one of the most...

Gmail Outage, Safari, Skype go 4.0 and Neutral Tandem Outperforms

This has been a very busy news week and I have tagged dozens of stories to cover but haven't had time to write about them all in separate entries so here is a summary of what you need to know...

Skype's Growth Staggering, Challenges Ahead

Om Malik does a great job analyzing the Skype earnings numbers hidden within eBay's quarterly results. Here are some of the numbers/details worth sharing.  $145 million in sales for the quarter26% greater sales than prior yearSkypeOut minutes go to 2.6...

How to Make/Save Money With Communications Today

In my conversations with many in the telecom industry they tell me they are very excited about coming to ITEXPO next month in Miami. They explain, now is the best time to be at a communications show which not only...

Can Cisco Become a Consumer Electronics Company?

To Cisco's competitors and there are many, the company is a monster. Almost impossible to compete with on a level playing field. In the past I have mentioned how the way Chambers and company acquires and integrates new companies into...

Google Scraps Net Neutrality Push?

Om Malik has some interesting analysis of Google and its stance on Net Neutrality. The genesis of the story is a Wall Street Journal article discussing Google and how it is looking to peer its caching devices directly with network...
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