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Of Skype, wooly mammoths and Big Macs

Last week, Skype announced they attained the 100 billion minute level in terms of  free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls since Skype launched in 2003.As a representative of Skype just pointed out to me, frequently cited research that estimates the number of humans who have ever lived as 100 billion, that 100 billion level equates to one minute of free talk for every man, woman and child that has ever walked the Earth!

February 20, 2008 by Russell Shaw

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BlackBerry-Motorola patent infringement fight makes little sense to me

Just within the last few days, BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion and Motorola have sued each other for Patent infringement.Motorola's big issue seems to be a feeling that in most of its 8xxx series models, RIM's method of storing contact info in wireless emails, and its ability to recognize incoming phone numbers are tantamount to infringement.

February 18, 2008 by Russell Shaw

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Site offers free iPhone: contest ends March 1

If you, or your company are creating video content and then distributing this content through enterprise-level Content Delivery Networks (not YouTube) than you might want to know of a contest StreamingMedia.com is running through March 1.

February 16, 2008 by Russell Shaw

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Hey readers, are Mac people still smug,and Windows folks still Neanderthals?

Chris Pirillo- who has managed to perfect the oft-contrary arts of thinking fast and thinking deeply, is out with his list of 50 Reasons To Switch From Windows To Mac OSXI'd like to start a conversation informed by Pirillo's Reason #11:The Apple community has been infiltrated by enough people who aren’t smug. You’re not better than me just because you run another OS or support another vendor, nor are you any less of a geek.

February 15, 2008 by Russell Shaw

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