Friend Phil Wolff of Skype Journal posts this link to Belgian lukaszcom's YouTube video of a baby named Bruno talking to his friend over Skype.We don't actually see the Skype UI, but we are told that Skype is running on the notebook shown in the video.
Russell Shaw's blog describes the emerging world of converged content, plus the Internet and mobile carriers, devices and services that sell and distribute this content to enterprises and consumers.
Clarification: To avoid confusion, I think I'd best point out that I am not Russell Shaw, the prominent Phoenix-based Realtor and proud Scientologist. We are not related (although we both blog and have swapped emails from time to time).
From the U.K. Times of London come reports that new legislative proposals set to be introduced in the House of Commons next week will call for Internet disconnects for what we would call in the states, "three strikes and you're out" infringing downloaders of copyrighted films and music.
Contact center solutions provider OnState Communications has just announced OnState Unified Messaging for Skype.This is a single-platform, subscription-based Skype messaging solution that integrates email; voicemail; business chat; and customer contact messaging and recording systems.
By now, many of you have heard that the 7,000 U.S.
A representative of BlackBerry traffic analysis solutions provider Zenprise softwarei just got back to me with the scoop of some diagnostics that are pointing to at least one problem likely at the root of today's bad BlackBerry North American services outage:Basically there are two paths (IP addresses) in North America to connect to the RIM network.
This from BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion:BlackBerry subscribers may be unable to send or receive messages. Subscribers may also be unable to register their device, roam in another location, or use other services such as Internet browsing.
Note: This is a mirror post from my BlackBerry Beat blog. Important enough news to spread through both blogs, IMHO.
Given that I am not in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress (nev kinda like the music I am not in a physical space where I can view all the Google Android.But I am in a space where I can monitor what's going on, and offer opinions.
From the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Engadget posts a gallery of an anonymous handset running Google Android via Texas Instrument chip under the hood.Prototype is running OMAP 3430 at 500 MHz.
At least one tipster to the Apple scoop site 9to5 Mac says that within one or two months from now, the 16GB iPhone will drop in price from the current $499 to $399.No huge surprise for me.
Straight from the early hours of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Gizmodo has posted a video with a brief demo of a Google Android phone prototype powered by mobile chip-maker ARM's, ARM9 processor.Appears to be very basic.
News of this has just come down, less than 1/2 hour ago: that the Yahoo! Board of Directors (that's CEO Jerry Yang) has voted to reject Microsoft's $31 a share bid as inadequate.
According to a survey of 4,182 cell phone users, releasled today by ChangeWave Research, it seems that the march toward PDAs and related smartphones will quicken in the next six months.This pace, which favors the Apple iPhone and newer models from BlackBerry, seems to be coming at the expense of older models, especially from Motorola.
Fierce Markets is reporting that VoIP Inc. has shuttered its call termination and network operations.
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