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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...

Pre-Registration for ITEXPO Trending 70 Percent Ahead of 2009

Some great news from TMC that I thought I'd share. Internet Telephony Conference and Expo (ITEXPO) pre-registration is trending ahead of last year by 70%! I'm obviously going to be there to check out and write about the latest happenings...

Skype mobile now available on Verizon Wireless BREW phones

Skype is now available on Verizon Wireless multimedia phones on the BREW platform. What's interesting about this partnership is that it is NOT VoIP - the call is actually routed over Verizon Wireless's network. It requires a cellular connection and...

Skype updates iPhone app

Here are the new features / bug fixes...

PowerDsine Extender Delivers Whopping 25.5 Watts Over 200-meter Ethernet Cabling

I had a conference call with Microsemi's Daniel Feldman, Director of Marketing while he was in a noisy airport. It made it difficult to understand the new product he was describing, so we planned to reschedule, but it never happened....

Rupert Murdock Sues Skype for "trademark infringement"

Ridiculous news of the day! Rupert Murdoch of News Corp (FOX News) is suing Skype over trademark infringement. Apparently, Rupert's BSkyB company is suing over trademark infringement for sharing 3 letters and a very common word with Skype -...

Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit & Ultra Stomp Rocket

The 4th of July, fireworks, and rockets bursting in air may be over, but summer is not over. So if you're looking for some summer fun, like a fun rocket toy that your kids can shoot into the sky...

Xirrus - "Cut the Cord. No Wire to the Desktop - 100% wireless"

Rich Tehrani has an excellent interview with wireless visionary, serial entrepreneur and CEO of both Xircom and Xirrus, Dirk Gates in the TMC Newsroom. Xirrus Arrays provide super high-capacity 802.11 access points by utilizing cell phone tower technology used by...

Skype for iPhone Multitasks & Drops Planned 3G Fee

Rich has the goods on the new Skype for iPhone app, which finally adds multitasking support to the iPhone iOS 4 operating system. Of course, there still isn't any video support. Get on that, will ya Skype? I'd use fring...

Attention All Startups in the VoIP Industry!

I thought I'd share some TMC news about a very cool opportunity TMC is providing to startup companies. At the next Internet Telephony Conference & Expo (ITEXPO), TMC will offer startup companies the ability to pitch their products and services....

trixbox CE Training at ITEXPO

Kerry Garrison, formerly with Fonality, but now with 888VoipStore, is going to be part of the trixbox CE training that is happening at the next ITEXPO in Los Angeles. It's a great opportunity to roll up your sleeves and learn...

XO Communications Offers SIP Savings Estimator Tool

Today XO Communications launched their XO Enterprise SIP Savings Estimator, an online calculator to show users just how much money they can save by switching to SIP trunks. The online tool demonstrates how XO Enterprise SIP "Simplifies, Streamlines and Reduces...

Skype Reverse Engineered?

According to TechCrunch, someone named Sean O'Neill is claiming he reverse-engineered Skype, laying bare one of the most closely guarded secrets in VoIP Land. Has Skype's Great Wall of VoIP been cracked? Skype takes protection of their proprietary protocol...

CounterPath Updates Bria for Mac and Windows

Tomorrow, CounterPath is announcing a new release of its softphone client, Bria, one of my favorite SIP clients for the PC and the iPhone. Bria 3.1 for both Mac and Windows will feature UI enhancements, broadcast IM and SMS and...

Most Excellent (Find) on Google Maps - Wayne & Garth

You can find the funniest and coolest things on Google Maps, Google Earth, and especially Google Street View. There was the possible discovery of Atlantis on Google Earth, and the uncovering of an unknown forest containing undiscovered species in Mt....

Verizon Business Trials Cloud-Based Unified Communications and Collaboration as a Service

Verizon Business takes aim at the hosted unified communications space using Cisco's UC and collaboration solutions. Hosted UC is going to be a fast growing market segment, so this is a smart move by Verizon Business. Interesting that they chose...

Cisco Cius HD Android Tablet

Cisco unveiled Cisco Cius, a business tablet running on the Android OS that offers "virtual desktop integration with anywhere, anytime access to the full range of Cisco collaboration and communication applications, including HD video." Now before you think iPad...

Skype Manager Reports - FAIL!

A couple of months ago I wrote 'Googlebye Skype Business Control Panel Hello Skype Manager!' , which is a web-based management tool that replaced Skype Business Control Panel (BCP). Well, can we have the old Skype Business Control Panel back?...

Cracking IP-PBX SIP Passwords - Be Afraid!

A few years ago I had an email conversation with Chris Lyman, the former CEO of Fonality, the makers of trixbox IP-PBX systems. I expressed concern that their trixbox Pro system was using the MAC address both for the...

Facebook Uses BitTorrent to Upgrade Servers

Facebook has thousands of servers to maintain and upgrade scattered across many locations. Imagine you're the IT staff responsible for updating all those servers in a timely manner across the Internet so they're all running the same code. Some of...

Cool Octiv Mini - iPod & iPhone Dock

Altec Lansing today introduced the Octiv Mini (M102) audio dock for iPhone and iPod users ($59.95). Sporting an angular slant and a large speaker, the Octiv Mini also functions as an alarm clock when combined with the free Altec...

Review of iOS 4

Ars has an in-depth review of Apple's iOS 4 that is worth reading. iOS 4, previously known as iPhone OS 4, is a major update to Apple's mobile operating system. The big features include multitasking, categories, opening up of thousands...

Whistle Phone for iPhone & iPad Offers Free Calls

Whistle Phone is a new VoIP application for the iPhone , iPad, and iPod touch which offers free calls anywhere in the U.S. The catch? Well, you have to listen to a ~15s long audio commercial before the call...

Skype over 3G on iPhone Arrives - with a catch

Today, Skype released a new Skype for iPhone application that finally allows Skype over 3G calls. Only one catch though. There will be a small monthly fee for Skype over 3G calls - even if the calls are Skype-to-Skype. That's...

fring Brings Video Calling to Android

fring, today announced mobile video calls over internet on Android devices. Just last year, fring announced iPhone/iPod video calling, which Rich Tehrani and I reviewed. fring also supports video calling on Nokia (Symbian S60) mobile phones. Time to go borrow...
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