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The Microsoftization of Google

You have to give Google credit; they seem to want to make the world a better place by opening up the world and making technology and services more accessible. And they are powerful enough to make it all happen -...

Apple Antitrust Issues

Apple has a very closed ecosystem and at least some think the company may be headed down the road of antitrust litigation if it isn't careful. This article asserts the problem Apple could get into is an area where Google...

Microsoft Under Scrutiny

In a recent post I mentioned that years back I launched the world's first Tablet computing conference and at the time our fortunes were tied to Microsoft. Obviously the tablet PC market did not take off and now that the...

Espionage via APT or Advanced Persistent Threat Widespread

Corporate and government secrets are currently being stolen on a grand scale - can anything be done about it? If you are one of those people not easily rattled, please have a seat and get ready to shake. A new...

Patent Pooling Taking Off

I suggested companies join the RPX patent protection club back in 2008 as I have seen how patent litigation can destroy a company's profitability and force it to lose focus. RPX as you may remember is a firm whose goal...

China Hack: Is Nothing Secure Anymore?

 When you couple a massive government spying program with triple encryption and unknown exploits in Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Adobe's Acrobat, you get a terribly troubling outcome. It seems the Chinese have banks and banks of engineers hacking the world's...

Smart Buildings remind me of the CTI/VoIP Opportunity

For telecom veterans who were active in the communications space in the nineties you remember the excitement the industry enjoyed when Microsoft and Novell entered the telecom markets with TAPI and TSAPI protocols to interconnect communications systems with computers. The...

Apples iTablet Confirmed - Why it May Ruin Tech

Some of the most exciting news for all of technology has to be the official introduction of a new product category at Apple - the tablet. After all, the iPod and iPhone were responsible for billions of dollars in new...

Discounts for Communications and Technology Events at ITEXPO

To all my readers, Happy New Year. Please feel free to take advantage of these special conference & expo rates (check out these low travel rates as well) as my gift to you. I hope to see you at the...

Think Smartphones Need More Memory? Just Wait.

Luca Filigheddu complains about memory limitations of the Blackberry platform and goes on to explain how the App World experience provided by the maker of these devices is a joke. He does correctly point out however that compared to an...

Should Amazon Collect State Sales Tax?

Amazon and other ecommerce vendors enjoy a tremendous advantage in these times of fiscal responsibility as many of the products the company sells do not involve sales tax in most states. There are arguments for and against Amazon paying taxes...

ITEXPO Launches Startup Camp - Investors Take Note

We love startups - as a society we owe them more and more each day. The contributions of Apple, WalMart, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel, etc. Most companies which were not spinoffs started life as tiny babies in the enterprise pediatric...

FCC, Broadband, WiMAX and Ford Sync WiFi News and Analysis

FCC to Boost Rural Broadband In today's news, the FCC is looking at average Internet speeds in rural areas with the hopes of increasing them. Here is an excerpt from a Wall Street Journal article: Last week, Rep. Rick Boucher...

Apple Rumored to Buy VoIP Player iCall

Back in December 2004 I suggested in my Publisher's Outlook column of Internet Telephony Magazine that Apple should get into the VoIP market and I even coined a product name - the VoIPOD. Here is the entire paragraph from the...

Really Poor iPhone Predictions

This post (light profanity) from Gizmodo presents a humorous look at how very powerful people in technology made some very wrong iPhone predictions. Perhaps my favorite is the quote from Ed Colligan, Ex-Palm CEO: We've learned and struggled for a...

Sagem-Interstar Adds Fax Support to Microsoft Exchange 2010

There has been a premature rush to declare fax dead and the reality is fax is alive and while it is declining, it is still a strong business for companies helping the transition from fax to fax over IP and...

Google Scaring Apple to Death?

If you don't think the Google business model of giving away as much as possible and subsidizing it through ad revenue is striking fear in the hearts of the tech world, you would be wrong. Even Steve Jobs seems afraid;...

Stay Ahead of The Ensuing Telecom Transformation

We are in the midst of a violent transformation of our communications networks which involves an immense amount of control being wrestled away from carriers and given to developers and end-users. Visit the iTunes App store or check out what...

Suddenly Murdoch is a Real Threat to Google?

No sooner did I write my latest post on how Google could be in danger of the feds investigating them due to antitrust concerns does this entry turn up explaining how Rupert Murdoch and other newspapers could stop Google from...

Bing Partners with Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha crashed on to the scene some months back as a computational knowledge engine which is a hybrid of software and expert-populated database of theoretically limitless knowledge. A simple query requesting the population of Norwalk, CT where TMC is...

Adtran Acquires Objectworld

I got a tip that Adtran was acquiring Objectworld. My take? Objectworld is a company with great UC technology and no brand recognition. Adtran is a company with a product line similar to Cisco but much smaller. Still, with a...

Microsoft Doomed?

Bill Gurley writes correctly that Google is positioned to take over the world. I am certainly paraphrasing and adding some personal bias - he describes in detail how the company invested great sums of money to assemble a superior turn-by-turn...

Why Silicon Valley won The Tech War with Boston

Just a kid, that's all I was in the early eighties in high school as I took a class in BASIC. I was always fascinated by all things electronic and whether it was video games or advanced scientific calculators, I...

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...

Speaking at VoIP Conference and Expo 2009

I really excited to speak at the Illinois Institute of Technology Rice Campus for the VoIP Conference and Expo 2009. This will be my first time to this event and interestingly the third time in recent weeks in which I...
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