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Chril Pirillo on GoogleTalk, eBay/Skype and other IM stuff

Eric Lagerway, formerly of Xten emailed me with an interesting podcast/interview he had with Chris Pirillo.Eric writes: I wanted to get Chris Pirillo's feedback on some recent events including GoogleTalk, eBay/Skype and the proprietary IM scene. We had some great...

Verso Technologies blocks Skype

Verso Technologies, Inc. today announced the introduction of its new carrier-grade application filter, which enables carriers to restrict peer-to-peer traffic, including Skype calls, P2P messaging, streaming media and instant messaging. Sound familiar?Packeteer is another company offering the capability to not...

eStara's take on the eBay Skype deal

eStara has been in the online click-to-call business longer than just about anyone. They have some perspectives on the eBay-Skype deal via their news release that is interesting.Funny, I actually just remembered I theorized along with skibare that eBay would...

Jabber SimpleAE and myJabberAE softphones

Some news to share confirming TMCnet's scoop on Jabber offering a softphone client and now we have a face to go with the name Actually, we now have a name to go with the product - Jabber's VoIP client is...

U.S Robotics forays into VoIP

U.S. Robotics, announced today that it will enter the $493 million Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) equipment market during the fourth quarter of 2005. Initial roll out of the first products is scheduled for October. U.S. Robotics has always been...

eBay and Skype a done deal

Rumors were laid to rest when eBay announced that it plans to acquire Skype by paying $1.3 billion in cash and $1.3 billion in stock. It also has performance encentives in the deal that would make a later payout of...

Jabber to enter the softphone market

Remember the new open-source softphone I recently promised would announce its plans very shortly? In my prior blog post I mentioned I didn't want to steal TMCnet's Robert Lui's thunder, since he had the scoop on this story. Well, Robert...

eBay buys Skype?

Greg Galitzine blogs about a WSJ report that claims eBay plans on buying Skype for between $2 and $3 billion.Quoting Greg who cites the WSJ: One of the unnamed sources in the Journal story said that “eBay was keen on...

Global IP Sound to announce video product

In a few weeks Global IP Sound (GIPS) will unveil a new product to complement the GIPS VoiceEngine Suite called VoiceEngine Multimedia. This will add high-quality video capabilities to the VoiceEngine product line. It's a natural extension to GIPS' renowned...

VoIP spells doom for calling card business?

I haven't used a calling card since my parents gave me one for college (to avoid my college's exorbitant per/minute fees), and I would have figured with unlimited cell phone plans, unlimited broadband VoIP plans (Vonage, Lingo, etc.), as well...

Skype gateway to PBX

Here's an interesting Skype solution that lets you integrate your PBX with Skype/SkypeIn,SkypeOut so you can use Skype for your trunk lines to save money. I actually found this on TMC's VoIP forums. Here's a description of the product carried...

Dissecting Google Talk with packet sniffer

As I mentioned to James Seng in a comment I posted to his Google Talk post Google Talk isn't using SIP (yet). James confirmed my packet capture analysis of Google Talk with some sniffing of his own, which you can...

Google Talk supports SIP, what does Skype do now?

Now that Google has announced plans to support SIP in Google Talk and plans to "federate" with third-party providers including Sipphone's Gizmo Project and Earthlink's Vling, where does this leave Skype? Skype up to now has been able to...

Google Talk Just a "Me too" product - for now

In yesterday's blog post, I wrote about Google Talk's impending launch today. I tried to test Google Talk as quickly as I could and blog my testing experiences here. Further, yesterday I pondered, "...the ability for Google Talk to do...

Google Talk

After all the talk about Google VoIP, all the theories about what Google's purchase of tons of dark fiber means, all my prognostications on Google VoIP, it finally appears that Google is going to have a VoIP offering called Google...

Skype Blocking

"Skype blocking" may become a more prevalent issue in the near future, especially in developing countries or in countries with government-run telecom companies such as China that have much more to lose. Blocking Skype isn't just about government control and...

PhoneRanger 2.0 Review

Drew Robertson over at PhoneRanger was kind enough to send me a PhoneRanger 2.0 USB wireless headset that works with any VoIP client, including Skype, Xten, SJPhone, etc. Drew actually sent the unit to me back in May, but...

Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit

I saw the Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit on Tom's Networking site, which is an interesting cordless phone solution designed to be used with Skype. As seen in the photo, the Linksys box has a USB cable attached -...

Orb your Skype Voicemails

Orb Networks emailed me to point to their new add-on to their free TV/photo/video/music streaming service. I actually have Orb installed on my home PC, and it worked great during testing - I was able to stream CNN, Fox...

Global IP Sound on popular Symbian OS

Some interesting news to report from Global IP Sound (their VoIP codecs are used in Skype, Teleo, and more):Global IP Sound (GIPS), a leading provider of embedded voice-processing solutions for the Voice-over-IP (VoIP) market, today announced that it has...

Skype from Mobile Cell Phone

Skype as we already know is one of the most popular VoIP applications -- if not the most, which has helped build a loyal community looking to develop third-party solutions that improve upon Skype's default features. One feature request of...

IETF Meeting Discusses P2P SIP

Erik Lagerway interviewed Cullen Jennings - Distinguished Engineer in the Voice Technology Group at Cisco, and Erik claims that Cullen "has some great insight into what just took place at the 63rd IETF Meeting in Paris".Some interesting questions answered by...

Skype the new Paypal?

A new Paypal payment method using Skype has been proposed by Marcus Williamson from Connectotel over on the Skype forums. Marcus proposes a means by which one Skype user could send Skype credits to another Skype user, similar to the...

IPFones IP-700m Skype Phone Review

RatingsScoreInstallationDocumentationFeaturesUsabilityPerformanceOverallThomas Bui over at IPFones sent me a couple IPFones IP-700m USB World Phones to try out.While there are many USB audio/phone devices on the market, what's unique about the IP-700m is its cool LCD display and its tight integration...

PGP VoIP

The PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) guru, Phil Zimmermann, has done it again! He's come up with a VoIP PGP-equivalent for encrypting voice-over-ip conversations. His prototype program for encrypting VoIP will be announced tomorrow during a presentation at the BlackHat security...
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