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Goldman's Interest in Green IPO Helps Obama Relationship

I read with tremendous interest about Goldman Sachs and their unusual interest in PetroAlgae, a company in the renewable energy field which is not only small but losing money. Generally a company like Goldman would laugh at such a small...

Simple Solutions to US Problems

With housing in a tailspin and many wondering how the US should get out of its economic quagmire, the answer is as obvious as ever. The country has pulled tens of millions out of poverty by allowing free market capitalism...

We Don't Need no Stinking Broadband Stimulus Dollars

Just when you thought the broadband stimulus funds had been allocated and it was time to move on to other things word comes from TMC's Paula Bernier that many companies are rejecting the funds because the administration wants to ensure...

US Visa Fees Surge: The Good and Bad

This past Friday, US President Obama signed into law a new bill which drastically raises the cost of hiring foreign workers using H-1B and L visas from $320 to $2,320 in situations where a company has more than 50% of...

Why There are so Few Jobs

Bogen Communications has been in the telecom space for a long time and I remember running into the company at shows in the nineties. They currently sell audio systems as well as VoIP gateways and office communications equipment and fell...

Support for Net Neutrality Wanes in Tech Community

I just came across an article worthy of passing along from the Technology Liberation Front, a group which is focused on helping to reduce the amount of regulation imposed on the Internet and technology. Aside from a typo or two...

Altering Language to Achieve Government Objectives

Language is obviously crucial to describing and understanding the world around us but did you know the particular language you speak can influence how you see the world as compared to speakers of other languages? This weekend I had a...

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...

BP Oil Spill Symbolizes Dissatisfaction with Government

Watching the Congress grill Tony Hayward kept me from peak productivity today as my frustration with the government boiled over. After listening to the back-and-forth it became more apparent than ever why the approval rating for Congress is so abysmal...

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....

TelX and Cisco Ethernet Exchange and Bandwidth Predictions

New TMC video personality discusses the latest communications and technology news Please join me in welcoming Juliana Kenny to the TMC news room and to the TMC team where she will be writing, editing and producing videos. Here is her...

Does BP now Stand for Black Pest?

In a world where social media allows the world to talk back - you have to be extra careful. Through Greenpeace, the world has come together to vent their frustration with BP via Photoshop and creativity. The goal is to...

Social Media Helps Americans Come Together Peacefully

The American people - citizens of all nationalities have come together to send a message to Republicans and Democrats. The message? Stop the spending. Clinton spent responsibly, Bush didn't and Obama took the runaway spending of the Bush years and...

FCC Ruling Could Inject Politics into News Delivery

A major court just killed the idea of net neutrality. Where do we go from here? Yesterday a three-judge panel unanimously tossed out the FCC's August 2008 cease and desist order against Comcast, which had taken measures to slow BitTorrent...

An Opposing View to Obama on Healthcare

It seems the US president is on TV virtually every day touting how the government needs to take over more and more of the healthcare system. Moreover he continually tells the world how US insurers are evil, drop coverage at...

Let Companies, not Government Create Jobs

Maybe it's because I am a techie or perhaps because I have seen how the post office, tax code and department of motor vehicles works - but I am fairly certain that an investment by Intel - in this case...

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...

Breaking: Goldman Sachs Bonuses all Stock?

I just heard from a reliable source that Goldman Sachs bonuses have been switched from cash to stock. Recently the company announced this would be the case for those at the top of the organization but now my source tells...

Will Silicon Valley go to War with China?

To protect the privacy of its users and data, will Google really pull out of the country? A major challenge for all companies doing business with china is how to you gain access to the huge market of over a...

Interop 2009 New York Day One

Some tech and political discussions from Day two of the show but really day one for me I had a great set of meetings at Interop today and the energy at the show was quite inspiring. Talk of sales gains...

Antitrust Problems Ahead for Google?

In January of this year I asked if Eric Schmidt is cozying up to President Obama to protect a Google Monopoly. I took some flak for the post but the reality is the reality - the company seems to be...

Teach a Man to Fish as Unemployment Cure

As international outsourcing claims more jobs, two things happen - unemployment in developed nations increases and companies lower their costs. As sad as this is for now unemployed workers, it is a byproduct of automation - the internet and IP...

Nortel: Unified Communications Reduces Healthcare Costs

Companies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the decades to ensure their contact centers are as efficient as possible. In a business where you have hundreds of agents in a call center you have to worry about any...

Broadband Stimulus Community Launched

A big theme at last week's ITEXPO was broadband stimulus and a number of people told me they have bookmarked and are using the new Broadband Stimulus GOC (Global Online Community) on TMCnet as their home page so they can...

Eric Schmidt Steps Down from Apple Board

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has stepped down from Apple's board. Many are surprised Schmidt didn't step down earlier but certainly when Apple did the about face on Google Voice which sparked questions from the FCC, the stage was set. According...
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