Category: mobile

Skype grossly over hyped, even with the Verizon deal

Ok, short and sweet here. The recent hype about Skype, and in particular surrounding the Verizon deal has been blown WAY out of proportion, IMHO. It’s time to set perspective here. First, Skype was supposed to have killed off traditional…

The Droids have their sights on iPhone

In the early days of the iPhone, I can recall conversations with executives and strategists of other mobile device manufacturers (who shall remain nameless). At the time, I remember how these companies almost discounted the iPhone. We can understand why.…

Lessons for eComm “Lightning Talk” speakers

Earlier this year at eComm 2009, I gave my “lightning talk”. At the end of the day, I have to accept that I did a terrible job.  An eComm “Lightning Talk” is a 5-minute presentation. My problem was, I really…

SabSe Technologies Acquires Jaxtr

I find it sort of interesting that I had a post about Jaxtr sitting in my drafts, from back in December 2008. Back then, the one-time darling of VoIP whose investors included some of those investing in Skype before it,…