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Tax VoIP to fund USF? Bah!

So now the U.S. government wants to tax VoIP to help fund the USF. Rich discusses this in a post today worth checking out. eWeek also has a story on this. FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is proposing that VoIP service...

Free Conferencing using Skype

Today, Skype and Vapps, a VoIP conference calling provider, will be announcing that they will be offering unlimited conference calls, with up to 500 participants, for free to Skype users.  Launching on the Highspeedconferencing.com website, this announcement follows on the...

Microsoft Buying eBay?

When you've got as much money in the bank as Microsoft, anything is possible, but I've got to stop and think about today's rumor of Microsoft buying eBay. On one hand, what does this mean; on the other hand, why...

Spirit DSP and Skype - What's the deal?

In my previous post, I said "Looks like we can set the speculation to rest, Spirit DSP's technology is going to be embedded into Universal Scientific's desktop Skype IP-phone and not into Skype's software". However, I started to think about...

Spirit DSP technology in Skype P2P IP-Phone

Looks like we can set the speculation to rest, Spirit DSP's technology is going to be embedded into Universal Scientific's desktop Skype IP-phone and not into Skype's software. Skype recently showcased a new P2P desktop IP-phone designed by Universal Scientific...

Covad offers Unlimited VoIP minutes plan for businesses

Yesterday, Covad unveiled that customers using its PBXi and PBXi Plus business-class Voice over IP (VoIP) offerings will now have unlimited domestic monthly minutes. I wanted to blog about this yesterday, but wanted more information. I asked Covad more specifics...

Skype Drops Bombshell on GIPS?

Skype's CEO announced a partnership with SPIRIT DSP, competitors to Global IP Sound (GIPS) to use Spirit DSP's TeamSpirit core voice technology. Skype is abandoning GIPS? Wow! Or is Skype simply going to support both voice engines, which seems unlikely,...

eBay Developers Conference Highlights Skype developer track

I was invited to the attend the fifth annual eBay Developers Conference at the Mandalay Bay on June 10-12, 2006 in Las Vegas. I'm told that at the event, you can meet Skype engineers/staff, learn about the latest APIs, connect...

RTX LAN Cordless DUALphone supports GIPS

The Skype-compatible RTX LAN Cordless DUALphone, which I recently reviewed, has announced support for the Global IP Sound (GIPS) NetEQ technology embedded into their wireless Internet DECT phone. GIPS NetEQ is an advanced jitter buffer and packet loss concealment module...

SkypeOut Calls are now Free

Skype's SkypeOut (PC-to-PSTN) calls are now free to any destination in the U.S. and Canada until at least the end of 2006. Why until the end of the year and not permanent is interesting. No doubt competition is biting at...

PhoneGnome Supports Skype

Breaking news from PhoneGnome - they support calling Skype users. Wow, cool.. I have no idea how this works, I just got the release now and wanted to share it as soon as possible. This really came out of left...

Skype breaks the language barrier

Skype, Language Line Services, and Voxeo, announced today a joint solution that makes it easy for businesses and individuals to communicate cost-effectively from English into more than 150 languages (www.languageline.com/skype). It leverages Skype's VoIP for inexpensive calling, Language Line Services...

Speakables for Windows now available

A Windows shareware version of the Speakables software application that ets users "Skype" by voice command has been released. Speakables, offers several voice control solutions for many popular applications such as iPhoto and iTunes. Ironically, they announced the release of...

Sony VAIO VN-CX1/B Mouse and Skype Gadget

The Sony VAIO VN-CX1 is a strange convergence gadget - it's a mouse that doubles as a Skype phone. You simply press a button on the side and the mouse flips open to become a clamshell-style phone.I guess the idea...

eBay Global Strategy with Paypal and Skype

Yesterday eBay detailed what was talked about at their annual financial analyst conference in San Jose. A lot of what was detailed is stuff we already know. Skype passed 100 million users, Paypal is integrated with eBay, blah blah blah....

Skype 2.5 launches

Today Skype released Skype 2.5 beta. This new version will also preview a new product called Skypecasts – live, moderated conversations (e.g. a town hall or live broadcast) allowing groups of up to 100 people from anywhere in the world...

RTX Dualphone Skype phone review

Ratings Score Installation Documentation Features Usability Performance Overall [[Ring]] Honey, can you get that? You reach for the nearest cordless phone only to realize it isn't ringing. [[2nd Ring]]Maybe it's the cell phone? You walk out to the kitchen...

Skype cracks 100 million users

Skype tomorrow will reach a major milestone when it passes the 100 million registered users mark. Still a long way to go to catch up to McDonalds' "Billions Served", but Skype certainly is the fastest growing VoIP company. The company...

EQO Mobile for Skype available for Mac operating system

EQO Communications today announced EQO Mobile for Skype for Mac users. EQO Mobile lets users make and receive Skype calls, exchange Instant Messages, and view presence information about their buddies over the Skype network from more than 45 different phone...

VoIP on Treo 650 and Motorola ROKR, SLVR, and RAZR

EQO Communications, developer of presence-enabled calling and instant messaging solutions and services, today announced EQO Mobile for Skype on the popular Palm TREO 650 and Motorola ROKR, SLVR, and RAZR handsets. EQO actually has been calling me for the...

Andy's got the goods on the Streamcast vs. Skype lawsuit

Andy has the scoop on the Streamcast vs. 'Skype' lawsuit. I'm a little late to the party to discuss the lawsuit and its implications since I was working on some other stuff. At first glance, it would appear that this...

Call USRobotics Tech Support using Skype

Some pretty cool news from USRobotics that lets you use Skype to directly call their Customer Support infrastructure. This saves USRobotics the cost of the toll-free number and it enables customers to get into the support queue much easier. Considering...

Lycos Phone blows away Skype and Yahoo Messenger?

Lycos Phone is launching on Monday the Internet's first-ever "virtually" free VoIP integrated communications platform, combining IM, video chat, real-time video on demand streaming content (including IPTV channels), and an MP3 player. That first sentence certainly sounded marketing-speak didn't...

Skylook 1.5 Skype software released

Skylook has a new version of their popular add-on for Skype that adds Outlook integration. I've been meaning to try it out myself for quite some time. One of the nicest things about Skylook is it will auto-answer your missed...

Skype wishes you a Happy St. Patricks Day!

Check out this news from Skype and their celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Is it me or is Skype discounting on just about every holiday? Just recently they had a Valentine's Day special. Oh well. I can't complain any time...
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