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Innovation on Display: ITEXPO Austin

Having just wrapped up another successful ITEXPO in Austin (in 20-degree cooler weather than last year), I have the pleasure of again reflecting upon the many exciting happenings from the week. Where to start?

Will Sony's Playstation Network Intrusion Give New Life to Game Discs?

Ultimately, while Sony will suffer from the breach of its network, the bigger hit will be on the gaming industry as a whole. Consumers won't quickly forget this incident and will be reluctant to return very quickly to downloading games. Looks like it's time to increase production of game discs once again.

Polycom Names New CEO - What's Next?

Is today's news that Robert Hagerty is stepping down as CEO, president, and chairman of Polycom part of the company's move to the future? It would seem so, based on comments from new chairman David Dewalt, who had been Polycom's lead independent director.

Yahoo! Partnership with Opera Sounds Good

As I wrote last month, Opera Software has a mobile browser, Opera Mini, which is well worth a try, especially when compared to many of the browsers that come standard on smartphones. I also said it should leverage the strength of...

Syspine's ITEXPO VoIP Offer: Buy One, Get Two Free, including Microsoft Response Point

We know the economy is impacting the communications space, despite its seeming immunity for a period. Earnings numbers are down -- rather significantly for most ­-- and customers are simply being extremely cautious with how the spend their dollars. Even though IP...

CNBC Ignores Google Earnings Drop, Yahoo! and Microsoft in Trouble?

It provides no guidance as to earnings, so Google's reported $5.10 non-GAAP earnings per share for Q4 2008 was welcome news today -- or was it?  While the figure highlighted by CNBC immediately following today's closing bell on Wall Street...

Opera Hits a Wrong Note

I recently read a report suggesting that European officials are considering requiring Microsoft to strip its popular Web browser, Internet Explorer, from some versions of Windows. Naturally, the debate originated from a competitive browser provider -- in this case, a complaint...

Video Chat for Google Gmail Users

Google added voice and video communications capabilities to the tools available to Gmail users.