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Blue Jeans Network Bridges Skype, SIP, H.323 for Multipoint Telepresence Solution

Blue Jeans Network has been quietly developing a new cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration service that bridges H.323 and SIP end-points, PSTN — and even Skype, with the goal of allowing users to connect everything from high-end video telepresence systems...

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...

Jabra SPEAK 410 Review

A couple months ago, Jabra sent me a Jabra SPEAK 410 to review. It got lost in the shuffle of other things I was reviewing. The Jabra SPEAK 410 is a pretty cool USB-based speakerphone device that directly integrates with...

Skype Fixes Privacy Vulnerability in Skype for Android

Well, that was fast - just 5 days after a vulnerability was first reported, Skype has released a new version of Skype for Android that fixes the privacy vulnerability. According to Skype's Adrian Asher: After a period of developing and...

Skype Responds to Android Vulnerability

Skype's Chief Security Officer, Adrian Asher responded to Android Police's article on a vulnerability in the Skype for Android client. He writes: It has been brought to our attention that, were you to install a malicious third-party application onto your...

Skype for Android Exposes Personal Info

If you use the Skype for Android app your personal information may be vulnerable due to the way the app stores your data unencrypted and without proper file permissions. Android Police reports that this exploit was discovered while checking out...

WorldGate Ojo is <strike>Dead!</strike> <strike>No It Lives!</strike> Nope-Dead Again

I reported troubles at WorldGate Communications back in February 2008 and then reported things got better in the next month saying Ojo Phone Lives! It appears they never truly got through its problems, because their return of the living dead...

Burma (Myanmar) Bans VoIP

Burma's military junta ordered all public and private Internet cafés to stop using VoIP. According to the Irrawaddy: “The increasing use of the VoIP overseas calls via the Internet services such as Skype, G [Google] Talk, Pfingo, VZO, etc. given...

Oxford Hair Academy Selects Freetalk Connect

Recently, I installed the FREETALK Connect Skype-enabled IP-PBX for my sister Kellie Steeve's salon and hair academy businesses (Body Shoppe & Oxford Hair Academy) located at the renowned and purportedly haunted Carousel Gardens. Carousel Gardens was a mansion that was...

Skype Video on iPad 2!

You can indeed make Skype video calls on Apple's iPad 2. I made a test call from my Windows 7 PC to Larry's iPad 2 that he picked up this past weekend. There is no native Skype app optimized for...

iPad 2 Review Video (Parody)

If you want a laugh, you have to check out this iPad 2 review video parody by Norwegian Eskild E. Fors. In the YouTube video with nearly 3 million views he has a giant super-sized iPad, which can do all...

ClearOne Launches Speakerphones For Microsoft Lync & Skype

  ClearOne today launched its two latest USB speakerphones designed for use with Microsoft Lync or Skype for audio conferencing. The CHAT 70-U (for Lync) and CHAT 60-U (for Skype), both feature integrated call controls, including an end-call button on...

Bandwidth.com Acquires Dash - Google Voice, Skype & Others Impacted

Bandwidth.com, a nationwide supplier of VoIP network services to Voice 2.0 innovators such as Skype, Pinger, and others, today announced the acquisition of dash Carrier Services (dash), a North American-based provider of tier-one emergency services and wholesale carrier voice solutions. The acquisition provides...

SPIRIT DSP Lands Another Win - Huawei

SPIRIT DSP announced today the second big news of the week. Yesterday, they announced Viber, a VoIP app for the iPhone was powered by SPIRIT DSP and now today they are announcing that Huawei Technologies has extended its license with...

Mozilla Blocks Skype Toolbar - Crashes Firefox

Today, Mozilla announced it would be "soft" blocking the Skype toolbar, which auto-detects phone numbers on web pages and lets you dial them via Skype. The problem is that Skype Toolbar drastically slows down Firefox. More details from the Mozilla...

ITEXPO Named Top 50 Fastest Growing Tradeshow

TMC's ITEXPO was named one of the fastest growing trade shows by Trade Show Executive in their Fastest 50 Awards. I've been with TMC since 1994 - right out of college and I've seen this company grow from 15 employees...

FaceFlow Video Conferencing Uses Just a Browser

Wouldn't it be great to have a free group video call using just your browser? Forget downloading Skype! Besides, Skype charges you for group calling. Well, look no further than FaceFlow, a new startup that offers P2P video calls leveraging...

New Business Version of Skype for Windows Gets Group Video Calling

Last week, group calling for Skype's regular consumer client launched. This week, the same group calling feature is launching for their business Skype client. Most people don't know there are actually two Skype clients - one for consumer and one...

Skype Group Calling Launches - Meh...

The group video calling feature is out of beta with the release of a new version of Skype and alas group video is no longer free. Just one more way Skype is looking to monetize before their IPO. As I...

Skype acquires Qik

Some interesting news from Skype - they have acquired Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture and, instantly share mobile video. Qik has 60 employees, and is headquartered in Redwood City, California and...

Panasonic Adds Skype Voice & Video Calling to New Panasonic Blu-Ray Players

Panasonic and Skype today announced that Skype Voice & Video calling will be added to new 2011 Viera CAST-enabled Panasonic Blu-Ray players. Skype already had a partnership deal with Panasonic to bring video & voice calling to Panasonic HDTVs...

China Cracks Down on VoIP, including Skype

China is cracking down on VoIP applications such as Skype, which is impacting the profits of state-owned carriers."We are carrying out with relevant authorities a campaign to crack down on illegal Voice over Internet Protocol phone services", the Ministry of...

Skype Video For iPhone!

Skype Video for iPhone is here! You can now make video calls from your iPhone with the latest update from the Apple App Store. Rich Tehrani and I tested it this morning on his iPhone 4 with my iPhone 3GS...

Skype Details the Great 2010 Outage

Today, Skype CIO Lars Rabbe detailed what caused the Skype outage: What was the cause for the failure? On Wednesday, December 22, a cluster of support servers responsible for offline instant messaging became overloaded. As a result of this overload,...

Skype Down

Skype is experiencing a massive worldwide outage today. The last major outage was in 2007, in a story that I broke and it lasted a day. They also had a DNS issue back in 2004. Not exactly good timing with...
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