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  • Google Cuts Sales Jobs, Top Execs Reject Big Salaries
    Search engine giant Google is giving 200 employees the ax. The sales and marketing workers are losing their jobs because executives say they “over-invested” in parts of the company.Earlier this year, Google let 100 recruiters go and announced 40 more people ...More
    March 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Fortune Magazine Recognizes Admirable Companies
    Thanks to iEverything, Apple takes the top spot in Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies list for the second year in a row. In a similar vein, Apple’s good friend AT&T ranked as the top telecommunications company in the list again after the ...More
    March 10, 2009 By Cara Sievers Posted in News
  • Mobile World Congress: GSMA Study Gives Data to Mobile Advertisers
    If the advertising and media model is going to work for the mobile industry, advertisers and end users require legitimacy and privacy. The GSMA Mobile Media Metrics feasibility study revealed at Mobile World Congress this week in Barcelona provides a start.A taskforce led ...More
    February 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • VOIPFUTURE Ports Quality Monitoring to Google Android
    VOIPFUTURE says it has ported its VoIP quality-monitoring technology to Google’s Android platform for the first time.The company says continuous monitoring in mobile devices is especially suited for the intelligent control of IMS (IP Multimedia System) services like ...More
    February 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • IBM Takes on Google, Microsoft in SaaS Market
    Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Live SaaS suite will soon be answered by IBM’s LotusLive Engage.The cloud-based enterprise application suite will challenge Microsoft as well as Google Apps. LotusLive is set to launch in the first quarter, and will provide businesses ...More
    January 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • 700MHz: Verizon Wins C Block, FCC De-Links D Block
    Verizon Wireless secured C Block licenses nationwide with a $4.74 billion bid, the FCC revealed Thursday. The C Block comes with the open-access provisions fought for by Google. Verizon late last year said it would open its network to other devices and applications, ...More
    March 20, 2008 By Kelly Teal Posted in News
  • Yahoo! Rejects Microsoft Bid
    Yahoo! Inc. has officially rejected Microsoft Corp.’s unsolicited $44.6 billion offer to purchase the Internet company. The Yahoo! board made the announcement Monday morning, saying that the offer undervalues the company. The move had been widely expected since Microsoft’s ...More
    February 11, 2008 Posted in News
  • Microsoft Takes $44.6 Billion Aim at Yahoo
    Microsoft Corp. finally made all those rumors about buying Yahoo a reality Friday, offering $44.6 billion for the search engine. Microsoft said it will pay $31 a share for the company, a 62 percent premium over Thursday’s closing price. It is the largest ever acquisition ...More
    February 1, 2008 Posted in News
  • Services Watch: Opposites Attract
    Not long ago, the pairing of a Ma Bell with the likes of Apple would have seemed like a pairing between a grandmother and a hip teenager with torn jeans and tattoos. But in today’s convergent environment, it can be a match made in heaven with flexible, automated activation ...More
    January 7, 2008 Posted in Articles
  • Forget the iPhone—Give Me an iClone
    Consumers are frustrated with the iPhone's limitations and are looking to cloned-alternatives from China. What will it take for operators to recognize that limiting use of a do-all device just doesn't make sense? ...More
    September 1, 2007 Posted in Articles