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The Era of Freelancers

Locally, I help organize BarCamp Tampa Bay, the UN-Conference for creatives, geeks, and techies. We gather for 2 days to share, engage, learn and network. We have had over 60 sessions both years. There will be more this year.This year...

What is the FCC Trying to Say?

The Buzz this week is the FCC's "Third Option" for some form of regulation of the Internet.This is FCC Commissioner Michael Copps' statement about the Third Option."Frankly, I would have preferred plain and simple Title II reclassification through a declaratory...

A Message from the Fellows

I attended the University of Tampa Fellows Forum this morning. Verizon was the presenting sponsor so I got to listen to Michelle Robinson, President, Southeast Region, Verizon, gush about how wonderful VZ is. Point of order, Michhelle. You said that...

UGC for AT&T

AT&T has a strange website up called AT&T Investing in America.  Adweek has an article about the campaign around the website. The website invites Americans to share their inspiring stories. "As a member of corporate America, we share in the...

Acredo Lays Off Staff

This morning on Twitter, it was announced that Hosted VoIP company, Acredo, had laid off all its staff. Acredo is the second Hosted PBX player in Orlando to axe its staff in the past few weeks. VOX also laid off...

Biz Travel Trends Are Annoying

USA Today has the latest business travel trends. While it looks like prices are dropping, in fact, it's only the base airfare ticket price that is dropping. With all ancillary fees airlines add, you are likely paying more for your...

Two Big Problems in DC

Arnold Schwarzenegger was on ABC's Sunday morning news with George. he had the best analogy I have heard: As a patient, when the oncology team diagnoses you with cancer, you want a unified solution, not a bunch of doctors arguing...

Reignmaker Smashed by Standford

Stanford International Bank is the other Madoff. While Madoff burned people to the tune of $50B in his Ponzi Scheme, Stanford wiped out $8B in its investors money. In its wake, it has erased the credit line of Reignmaker Communications....

VAR's Optimistic

"Nearly one-third of VARs (value added resellers like Cisco certified IT shops) are planning to grow their businesses in excess of 15 percent in 2009", according to CRN.The most interesting quote was not about the importance of Managing Cash Flow...

Broadband Stimulus Bill details

More Broadband Stimulus Bill (and here at TMC) info from Stephen Ronan on the CyberTelecom listserv.  (probably in response to the volume of comments from Tom Keatings blog!)Can anyone provide a pointer to the bill at issue?text of billHouse Draft...

Broadband Stimulus Bill

There has been a deep discussion that started on Tom Keating's blog about the Broadband Bail-out plan (known in various circles as a Bell hand-out, Stimulus package, Information Highway Infrastructure Development Funding). Attorney Jim Baller has more on the House...

Charter and Nortel

Yesterday Nortel filed bankruptcy. I'm guessing it was a pre-packaged deal because of the way it went down. Seeking Alpha implies that the BK was due to a lack of urgency to turn the company around. Three CEO's that just...

Effect of Broadband on the Economy

Many pundits and pols are pushing the National Broadband Strategy to stimulate the economy. Let's look at the effects of Broadband on the Economy: First, there is the Lake County Florida case: "Our econometric model shows that Lake County has...

Fairpoint Rural IPTV

Fairport is trialing out IPTV in a New Hampshire town. As DSLR points out, VZ couldn't (or wouldn't) roll out fiber to the New England tri-state region, but Fairpoint thinks it can. How when Fairpoint got stuck with such huge...

Internet Access Stimulus

According to the WSJ, " The federal government's economic stimulus package will include investment in broadband Internet infrastructure and funds to upgrade and repair the national power grid alongside more traditional funding for road and bridge repair, a senior aide...

2008 Florida New Economy Index

Here's an excerpt, reprinted from the State Science and Technology Institute, or SSTI, was worth sharing to give you a sense of what two very respected institutions, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Kauffman Foundation, are recommending regarding...

Light in the Tunnel

Jack Welch was on This Week with George talking about the economic crisis. He said that by 3Q09 we will see the light at the end of the tunnel. There are many pieces of the bail-out that have yet to...

Sequoia's Message to Start-ups

It's been all over the blogosphere this morning (GigaOm, Om again, Bear, Alley): Sequoia Capital is worried. They have given advice to all their portfolio companies. Here's some of it:The Good Times are Over! Cut spending. Cut fat. Preserve capital....

And the BK Starts

Profits tumbling. Stock market in disarray. Real estate is ugly. And now Mervyns files for Chapter 11. Also, today, Bennigan's (and its sister Steak N Ale) filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy (which means liquidation); all company-owned restaurants closed. Even Starbucks...

The IT Oil Effect

With oil approaching $150 a barrel and consumers wallets emptying out way too fast, IT departments will need to get ready to support many more tele-workers (or remote workers). You would think at this point - with all the Green...
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