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May 2012

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Is Facebook Doomed?

May 30, 2012

Michael Wolff at Technology Review seems to think so, as he explains in a well-written analysis, "The Facebook Fallacy." It's really the inevitable question: what happens when the price of advertising goes to zero? How is that a viable business model

Facebook's "disappointing" IPO -- like so many IPOs that failed to live up to expectations, Vonage comes to mind here -- is a key indicator of bubbles ready to burst. Like Abe Lincoln said, you can't fool all the people all the time. But over the past 20 years, the Internet has come pretty close. 

Per Vices' Phi Brings to New Meaning to Anything, Anywhere

May 3, 2012

When we think about unified communications we think about messages and devices. But why stop there? Why not carry on that unification to the signal?

That's what the curiously-named Per Vices – it's pronounced pir-veessiss – company is up to with its new Phi card, a transciever that captures all wireless signals from the air and demodulates and processes them, according to a post today by Broadcast Engineering's Michael Grotticelli  has a good  today about Per Vices.