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Nokia Cuts, HTC Gains New Androids

HTC Magic, Android-Based PhoneWhile Nokia layoffs mount with the news of 1,700 more being let go as well as other requested concessions, HTC acts bullish saying they will release three new Android phones. This on the heels of the fact...

Record Low VC Optimism

The Wall Street Journal reports that VC optimism has plummeted to an all-time low of 2.77 out of 5. In my opinion this is generally the best time to invest as valuations are low. It seems a number of these...

Why Verizon Just Did The Web a Huge Favor

The Web's Gain is Google's loss This is an important time of year for cybersquatters as one of them just lost a $33.2 million dollar case against Verizon. The details are as follows... A company called OnlineNIC was ordered by...

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...

East Texas: A Great Place To Get Sued

One lawyer thinks East Texas is a good place to be sued. If you are interested in knowing why Apple was just sued by a California man in East Texas, check out this article which explains how this particular...

Making More Resilient PCs

There is an article in the Wall Street Journal today discussing how Green Hills Software - a company making operating systems for medical equipment and the brakes in a car is looking to expand by developing technology to make PCs more resilient....

The Local Starbucks is Closed

If you were wondering whether your favorite Starbucks will be one of the 600 stores the company is about to close, the entire list (PDF) of stores to be closed has been made available.California will see just under 90 stores...

Mossberg on iPhone Apps

Walt Mossberg does a pretty good job of explaining why you might want to use the latest 3G iPhone and its applications in this video. He outlines 10 applications which you may be interested in from one that lets...

Keep It Confidential

 Ouch -- when you forward confidential information from your employer to a competitor, you may be indicted. This is what happened in this case and it goes to show that you should be smart, play by the rules and always...

Yahoo Looks to Google

Yesterday's news regarding the talks breaking down again between Yahoo and Microsoft leads very nicely into today's news that Yahoo will be displaying Google ads on select portions of its site. Yahoo estimates about $800 million in revenue from this...

Mossberg: 3G iPhone in 60 Days

Who am I to doubt Walt Mossberg the Wall Street Journal tech reviewer who gets his hands on gadgets before most others. According to Mossberg, we will have an iPhone capable of 3G speeds in less than 2 months....

Monitor Size Boosts Productivity

In case you thought people who ask for and use multiple monitors are just being silly, there is now research which shows what I have known for many years. More monitor real estate means more productivity. In fact two...

Why are Finnish Students so Smart?

As a follow-up to my entry from last night where I discussed the problems with the U.S. education system, I thought it worth sharing a related article I just discovered from the Wall Street Journal which discusses why Finnish kids...

Bain and Huawei Resubmit Bid

Bain and Huawei are changing their bid for 3COM in a manner that does not change the financial elements of the deal but it minimizes Huawei's access to certain Ethernet technologies. Last week, the parties pulled their application with the...

Telecommuting Slowdown

While I have been espousing telecommuting and moreover discussing frequently how IP communications enables companies to hire remote workers without losing productivity... Even I have been a bit surprised that some companies have such a large number of at home...

Thank You Kevin Martin

It seems as if FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is the champion of the US citizen today at the FCC Forum as he seems genuinely concerned that there is discrimination taking place on the internet. Moreover he seems concerned about the...

GooSue: Sueing Google Over Rankings

What's the latest trend in using the Internet? Why Suing Google of course. Don't like what someone says about you? Well... Whether you are a person or a city, the answer is the same; Sue Google and look to have...

Social Networking Decline

While social networks are still massive and generally doing well, there are more more reports of people getting fed up with such networks because they get too many friend requests and are not happy with the new advertising methods the...

Yahoo to Reject Microsoft

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo! Is going to reject the Microsoft bid of 44.6 billion dollars. Yahoo feels this bid which amounts to 31 dollars per share not only grossly undervalues the web giant but it also...

Google, Yahoo & Microsoft Love Triangle

The saga of Microsoft acquiring Yahoo! and Google trying to thwart the bid continues all weekend long with a great story in the Wall Street Journal explaining that Google can't really purchase Yahoo! because of the fact that the resulting...

Tax Breaks for All

We interrupt this IP communications conference with breaking news from the Wall Street Journal which tells us that US citizens will soon be receiving tax breaks in a major way. Specifically: Congressional aides said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House...

Vishing: Definition

According to the IC3 or Internet Crime Complaint Center, Vishing is simply voice phishing, a scheme whereby unsuspecting callers are directed to rogue IVR systems which are disguised as real systems from banks, credit card companies, etc. These systems masquerade...

Macs for Business?

Like just so many technologies, Macs are invading corporations from the bottom up. Since this week saw MacWorld and MacIT take place... Wall Street Journal reporters had a chance to scope out the latter event and write a blog entry...

WiFi Hotspots Still Not Secure

In August of last year I wrote about how WiFi hotspots are not secure. A few days later I clarified the post with comments from Microsoft's Francois Doremieux, Senior Program Manager, Product Group: Customer Experience. The clarification basically explains that...

Pocket Internet

I beleive there needs to be a slew of devices allowing us to have web browsing on the go. Something smaller than a laptop and larger than a smartphone is needed. The Wall Street Journal has some interesting points about...
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