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Skype Offers Direct Facebook Video Calling

Skype deepened its partnership with Facebook today by adding Facebook video calling directly within Skype for both its Mac and Windows applications. The just announced Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac and Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows can initiate a Facebook...

Millions Change Facebook Profile Picture to Honor Steve Jobs

Millions of Facebook users have changed their Facebook profile picture to honor Apple co-founder Steve Jobs who died yesterday from pancreatic cancer. According to Facebook, 628 million active users changed their Facebook profile picture to a real Apple, the Apple...

Hookflash for iPad Launches

Hookflash is skipping the iPhone and jumping right to the larger screen iPad to offer their feature-rich peer-to-peer communications and social media app. This goes to the heart of an article I've been thinking about  for months about how the...

Skype 5.5 Now Available

Skype 5.5 for Windows is no longer just a beta and is now available for download. The new version lets Skype users instant message their Facebook friends via Skype, making Skype a nice consolidated app for all your IM needs....

Facebook Kid Bullies Google+ Kid. Punches Thrown, Body Slam & Hilarity Ensues

Perhaps you recall the viral video of a skinny bully picking on a much larger kid, egging him on, taunting him, punching him, until finally the larger kid has had enough, he picks up the smaller kid, lifts him in...

Why the Hell Doesn't Google+ Integrate my YouTube Videos?

So I finally bit the bullet and decided to see what all the buzz was about regarding Google+. I took one of my several invites and joined Google+ today. The first thing I did after creating my coworkers circle was...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Skype CEO Tony Bates Share the Stage

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Skype CEO Tony Bates share the stage to announce the big news about Skype video calling via the Facebook website. Always amazing to see two CEO tech titans sharing the stage. ...

Facebook Livestream Users >40,000 users for Skype & Project Spartan (HTML5) News

Huge interest in Facebook's big news announcements being made today, which includes Skype and HTML5 / Project Spartan news. The Livestream has over 40,000 54,105 users watching it live! Check it out:...

Facebook Launching HTML5 Skype App?

I've griped for awhile about the lack of VoIP or video calling within Facebook and even pointed out some 3rd party Facebook VoIP "kludges", but none truly gained much traction. Well, tomorrow today, Facebook will be making two huge announcements....

Social ENUM Platform Enables Facebook & Twitter Phone Calls

ENUM resolves phone numbers into a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) or IP addresses. It's basically "DNS" for phone numbers, mapping a person's phone number to the person's IP address on the network for routing the call over IP over a...

Facebook and Google Eye Skype

I recently griped about the lack of native VoIP on the popular Facebook website. It's such an obvious lacking feature, that one has to go "hmmm... Why don't they have VoIP?" Surely, they must be secretly developing VoIP. Well, what...

TELTUB + Google Voice = $5 Unlimited Calling to U.S. & Canada

TELTUB is offering unlimited free calling to the U.S. and Canada for $5/month. Their gHome product takes a user's Google Voice account and converts it into a SIP-based VoIP service which can then be used as a cheap home phone-line...

Social Networking 2.0 Brings Businesses Into the Fold

Social networking exploded in 2010 resulting in Facebook social networking traffic surpassing Google search traffic. What's the main difference between Facebook traffic and Google traffic? Facebook is about sharing content with groups - family, friends, and co-workers, while Google is...

Skype Meets Facebook - But Not Without Problems

Skype 5.0 has been released with some new features, including Facebook integration. A new Facebook tab appears within the Skype client, which shows Facebook's 'News Feed' and a phone book. When I linked my Facebook account, I noticed under the...

Facebook Phone? Who cares!

TechCrunch started a firestorm when they said Facebook was working on a "Facebook phone", resulting in denials by Facebook, and finally TechCrunch called Facebook and their PR outright liars. Everyone was in a tizzy that Facebook was purportedly building a...

Scitable - Social Network Changes Face of Scientific Learning

Scitable is an offshoot of Nature Publishing Group, which is the publisher of Nature, Scientific American and about 70 other magazines. I interviewed Vikram Savkar, Scitable's SVP of publishing to learn more about Scitable and how this online social...

Vonage Mobile app for Facebook Launches

Today, Vonage launched Vonage Mobile application for Facebook: A new service which allows users to make free mobile calls to all of their Facebook friends who have the app as well. That's a bit of a stumbling block since your...

Facebook To Launch Dating Site?

Is Facebook planning to launch a dating site? It certainly would make a lot of sense. Let's look at the evidence. First, did you see the recent announcement of Amazon's new social feature integrating Facebook into your Amazon recommendations?...

Twitter Statistics - Bull?

According to Techcrunch: Twitter's Biz Stone just reeled off some key, and very long awaited stats at Chirp. The stats:Twitter has 105,779,710 registered users. It gets 300,000 new users a day. It receives 180 Million Unique visitors a month. And...

FaceTime Vantage - The Ultimate Unified Communications Compliance Tool

As I have mentioned in the past, controlling and monitoring Skype usage in the enterprise is very difficult. It is Skype's ability to work on any network, regardless of the types of NAT, proxy, firewall, or intrusion prevention systems...

How Facebook Squeezes Maximum Performance

Facebook has more than 350 million active users. Digest that for a second. Can you imagine how many servers would be required working in a distributed fashion with redundancy to handle 350 million users? Well to answer my own question,...

Nimbuzz for Blackberry Launches

Nimbuzz today launched their social networking, IM, and VoIP app for the Blackberry. Although it doesn't support VoIP. It works on multiple IM networks including Skype IM as well as online chat support for MSN, GoogleTalk, Yahoo!, Facebook &...

MindTouch Cloud Launches into Cloud Collaboration

MindTouch just launched their popular open source Sharepoint-like software into the collaboration cloud. Called MindTouch Cloud, this hosted SAAS offering will put them in direct competition of the likes of Google Apps, Google Wave, Zoho, and others. MindTouch will deliver...

VoxOx 1.0.1 Released

VoxOx just released a new version of their "Universal Communicator", which aims to combine VoIP, video, and social networks. VoxOx aims to take on Skype by offering more social networking features. Last year, I wrote an article titled Skype Could...

EnThinnai the un-social networking application

Aswath Rao, one of the brightest minds in VoIP points me to a new web application called EnThinnai that offers many of the features of social networks. Aswath was kind enough to invite me to be one of the...
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