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Skype, Google, Microsoft and Cisco all in one panel

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland assembled quite the star-studded team of technology gurus and CEOs from Skype, Google, Microsoft, and Cisco to discuss IP communications. This included Microsoft's Bill Gates, Cisco's John Chambers, Google's Eric Schmidt and Skype/Ebay's...

Microsoft IE 7 Beta for Those Who Dare

For those of you who fear no beta and love to be the first one to get your hands on anything new, Microsoft is making a beta preview of its upcoming web browser, IE 7, available to developers and enthusiasts...

Global IP Sound killer?

Rich Tehrani has a very interesting inteview with Andrew Sviridenko of Spirit DSP, where Andrew positions Spirit DSP as a more robust solution than Global IP Sound (GIPS) due to Spirit DSP's better multipoint conferencing support and scalability. The GIPS...

What's Up with Windows Media Center: Is This the Year?

Is this the year Windows Media Center is going to happen?  Interesting article in yesterday's Wall Street Journal about how Microsoft ("the technology industry's perennial late-to-the-game player") is now taking a leadership position  in home entertainment software with its Windows...

Gates Does Windows Again and Again (New Vista Unveiled at CES)

  There's plenty of action now that CES in Las Vegas has opened, but much of the big news and buzz today centers around Bill Gates' keynote speech and the formal introduction of the next generation of the Windows operating...

Microsoft buys Yahoo?

In my 2006 Predictions, I predicted that Microsoft would buy Level3. It was more of a "should" than "would" prediction. I intertwined some "should" predictions into my "would" predictions. In any event, the rumor mill is churning around a Microsoft...

Windows Blackberry device

A new PDA product from Symbol Technologies called the MC70 (MC-70?) is launching that is a "ruggedized" Blackberry-like device running Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5.0. Symbol told me, "This is going to be your 'extreme Blackberry' which targets workers that...

2006 VoIP Predictions

I promised predictions for 2006 and so here they are. Nothing like waiting till the last minute, eh? ;) Let me first start my analyzing my 2005 VoIP predictions. Some I have abbreviated for brevity sake, so if you...

Microsoft partners with Softbank for Business VoIP

I'm still trying to digest what this press release from Microsoft, Softbank, and Japan Telecom means - I'm a bit busy trying to catch up after the long holiday. I think Softbank has termination and I believe Softbank is considered...

AOL & Google deal a nightmare for Microsoft?

The ink isn't even dry from Google's 5% $1 billion stake in AOL and yet some are claiming Bill Gates is still wiping his tears from losing the battle for AOL to Microsoft's arch nemesis, namely Google. America Online parent...

Limit your kids video game play time with this gadget

Worried if you even get your hands on the impossible-to-get XBox 360 for your kids this Christmas that your kids will spend way too much time playing video games? No worries, mate - just install this puppy. PlayLimit is a...

New Xbox 360 Guide Hot Off the Presses

It didn’t take long, but the first guidebook to the new Xbox 360 -- the must-have gadget of the season -- has rolled off the presses within days of the Microsoft product's launch.“Xbox 360: A Complete Guide” (www.lulu.com/xbox), complete with...

Mandriva Linux to support Skype

Skype and Mandriva (publisher of Mandriva Linux operating system) today announced that Skype will come included with the Mandriva Linux distro. According to Candace Locklear over at SparkPR, "Mandriva's Linux 2006 is the first and only Linux operating system to...

You Can Argue with Success

Lots of buzz late yesterday how Microsoft has had such a successful Xbox 360 launch, yet it's decided to split its "entertainment and devices" division into four separate companies.  Imagine if the launch didn't go well? ...

Intel new ultra-fast low power transistor

According to TMCnet, Intel Corporation today announced development of a new, ultra-fast, yet very low power prototype transistor using new materials "that could form the basis of its microprocessors and other logic products beginning in the second half of the...

Microsoft and MCI team up on VoIP

According to TheVoIPWeblog which received a tip regarding Overdo's Land of Nothingness blog entry, Microsoft is planning on using MCI for VoIP termination.TheVoIPWeblog writes, "According to a tipster, Microsoft will soon be announcing that it has contracted MCI to provide...

Microsoft sued over XBox 360 crashing

A Chicago man who bought Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox 360 has sued Microsoft claiming the new video game console has a design flaw that causes it to overheat and freeze up. According to the MSNBC/Reuters article, "The proposed class action...

Windows Vista - no reboot after installing or updating software

One of the most annoying aspects of Windows is that when you update the software, drivers or parts of the operating system, you need to reboot. After you update something you get a message that says the system needs to...

Xbox 360 As Loss Leader?

Hard to believe that Microsoft is selling its new Xbox 360 as a loss leader?  Yes, that's right.  According to a report published on the NewsFactor Network(http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=39715), the total cost of the Xbox 360 that retails for $399 is $552.27; in other...

It Was the Best of Times ... The Worst of Times

Everybody knows the Apple iPod and Microsoft's Xbox 360 are in the in-demand products this holiday season, but are they the best products of the year?  (Or perhaps the worst products of the year?)Well, we want to find out.  So,...

300GB DVD to challenge Blue-Ray?

With the ongoing nasty war between the Blue-Ray and HD-DVD camps, it looks like their is a new entrant entering the ring and joining the fight.In the Blue-Ray corner we have Blue-Ray founders, Sony Corporation and Royal Philips Electronics along...

What's missing from the XBox 360?

By all early indications, the Microsoft XBox 360 is a resounding success despite some stories of some XBox 360 muggings and even an Electronic Boutique store held at gunpoint until two XBoxs were handed over. My wife told me a...

Midnight XBox Madness

It's Midnight Madness all over again!  Microsoft's new Xbox 360 goes on sale at midnight tonight many retailers around the country.  (Read more about it below -- see the earlier November 17th entry.)  Would be nteresting to hear any stories ......

Cisco acquires Scientic Atlanta set-top box company

According to BusinessWire, Cisco Systems, Inc. has acquired Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. Scientific-Atlanta is a global provider of set-top boxes, end-to-end video distribution networks and video system integration. According to the release, "The combined entity creates a world class, end-to-end triple play...

Microsoft XBox 360 vs. Sony Playstation 3 - Game over man!

With the impending launch of Microsoft's XBox 360, inevitably comparisons will be made to Sony's Playstation 3 due out next year. But the battle has already been won by Microsoft without firing a single shot - without a single needle...
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