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Skype Eavesdropping

It is generally assumed that Skype calls cannot be tapped and since the company uses 256 bit encryption Skype calls are twice as secure as many internet credit card transactions. According to this story, Kurt Sauer, Skype’s chief security officer...

Getting Paid to VoIP

It seems that many of the predictions of the dotcom days are coming true. Online ads are a multibillion dollar industry and the industry is not slowing down. Virtually all companies sell online and all industries sell using the web...

Not Making Money in Tech

It would seem that today is a bad day to make money. As funny as that sounds there are people that are upset with Apple for selling products that scratch. Now I am not sure who these people are but...

3GSM, Skype, Oracle, Nokia and Other News

It’s been a busy morning already. There is just so much news and the morning is just starting. It should be a great week as TMC digs out from the two feet of snow we had this weekend. Personally my...

What is happening in VoIP

If there is a single trend I have observed this week it is that VoIP is really happening. I spent a good deal of time interviewing companies exhibiting at the Internet Telephony show and they told me that the buyers...

One Little, Two Little, Three Little Internets

Here is the unedited Publisher's Outlook from the February 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine:We live in a country that prides itself on being on the forefront of technology yet we are behind in many ways. Interestingly we seem to...

Skype as Lifestyle

Andy has some great comments on how Skype should be putting kiosks in stores and eventually having their own stores. This makes a great deal of sense for the company. Amazingly I have heard Skype mentioned on the radio twice...

Covad

I recently had a chance to interview Jeff Ahlquist who serves as Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy at Covad. As you no doubt know the company has become a big player in VoIP and has done a good...

VoIP Silos

Today Erik Lagerway referenced the VoIP Silos article that Om Malik wrote a while back. I agree 100% as well. Perhaps VoIP peering will allow carriers to interconnect more easily. But just as importantly we need to keep in mind...

Skype For Mac

I noticed Tom Keating’s blog today saying that the new version of Skype for the Mac has been releases. The official release is 1.4.0.35. And no, I am not sure why the new release number looks more like an IP...

Kodak and Skype

This is really weird. I wrote about how a VoIP provider should work with Kodak just about a week ago now Skype and Kodak have teamed up. I obviously think this is a smart move for Kodak and Skype.Here are...

VoIP Predictions

Tom Keating finally got around to making his Top VoIP predictions for 2006. That’s Tom for you… Always waiting till the last second :-)They aren’t all VoIP related so let’s just call them predictions. He also went back to last...

Skype Fear

By now you may have heard about how Skype uses a proprietary protocol and as such can be dangerous on your network as you aren't exactly sure what its doing. Recently a more pressing fear has popped onto the scene....

VoIP Analysis From Forbes

Some good VoIP financial analysis from Forbes. A summary of Merrill Lynch comments and more can be fount in this article which I pretty much agree with. Excerpt:After an "eventful week" in Voice over Internet Protocol, Merrill Lynch analyst Glen...

VoIP Predictions 2006

Reprinted from the January 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine.Here are some predictions for the future of VoIP:Two Tiered InternetThe FCC will continue to make life difficult for VoIP providers. In addition they will side with the LECs on a...

Top VoIP Investments/Trends

Reprinted from the January 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine.Last year in response to many requests I started a Top 10 investments list in which I outlined some of the best investments for 2005. Here is an update on last...

Ireland Skype and VoIP

Interesting Irish perspective on Skype and VoIP:HOW POPULAR IS Skype in Ireland? While figures aren't officially available, the large number of immigrants and those working for technology companies would indicate that it has a sizeable number of customers already. Anecdotal...

The Free PSTN Call

For those of you who are unfamiliar, DialPad was the first company to offer free US calling over the Internet from anywhere in the world. The service worked over dialup but as you might imagine the quality was better over...

Microsoft and MCI VoIP

Just reading Tom’s blog where I learned that Microsoft and MCI are teaming to provide a SkypeOut-like service. As Tom points out, the irony is that Microsoft was a pioneer in VoIP with their NetMeeting program that was released shortly...

Skype 2.0

The challenge for service providers everywhere is how to deal with Skype. The ubiquitous software is a revenue killer for the competition and while many service providers fight to add new features quickly in order to have a better product...

Skype in the Enterprise

Two months ago, on September 26, 2005 I wrote an article titled VoIP Killed the PBX Star. This article received a tremendous amount of traffic and from what I am told was posted on quite a few PBX vendor intranets...

China Skype News

The latest news on Skype in China is that Niklas Zennstrom is negotiating with China Telecom and China Netcom to allow SkypeOut services in China. This comes on the heels of the Tom Online joint venture the company inked. The...

TMC Gets Some Press

Our local Fairfield County newspaper The Stamford Advocate had a nice article on TMC today. I actually worked for this newspaper briefly when I was 16. I was a telemarketer and sold newspaper subscriptions. I am sure if someone told...

Ban Skype

Info-Tech Research says you should ban corporate Skype usage ASAP. Should you? Well they cite a few reasons you should such as:Skype is not standards-compliant, allowing it and any vulnerability to pass through corporate firewalls.Skype's encryption is closed source and...

Sell New Services

Recently Verizon Wireless is impressing me more and more. They started to catch my attention when they started working with Palm and Microsoft on a Microsoft based Treo. The latest thing the company has done is solve a problem I...
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