Google might have acquired Gizmo5

Google might have acquired Gizmo5
Industry sources are hinting that the search engine giant Google might have acquired VoIP company Gizmo5.
Ebay was said to be interested in this company previously but their deal with the Skype founders meant that the need to acquire Gizmo5 is no longer there.
Ebay needed Gizmo5 in case they [...]

Skype founders settle differences with eBay

Skype founders settle differences with eBay
US based online retailing giant eBay has settled their legal differences with the founders of the Skype service which is now owned by them.
Skype would now get the ownership of the technology that power its engine. This technology was originally licensed by eBay from Joltid which was founded by [...]

Google: Google Voice block calls to limited numbers

Google: Google Voice block calls to limited numbers
Google has revealed in a letter sent to the Federal Communications Commission claiming that their free Google Voice service blocks access to just around 100 numbers most of which are adult chat lines and free conference call services.
Google is facing criticism from the FCC after AT&T protested [...]

Verizon Hub discontinued

Verizon Hub discontinued
Verizon Wireless has stopped selling their Verizon Hub device which enabled the users to make calls and surf the web.
The company did not give a good reason for discontinuing this product.

Verizon said: “We look at our products and we rotate them in and out. This isn’t anything other than business [...]

AT&T and their Seth, the Blogger guy!

Here is the video from AT&T which features their representative in a casual attire.
He talks about the company and the usual problems faced by their customers (Apple iPhone owners).

Vonage now offering unlimited international calls in cheaper plans

Vonage now offering unlimited international calls in cheaper plans
Vonage Holdings has been struggling to survive in the US VoIP market which has become very competitive in the recent times.
The company is trying to expand their customer base with a newly launched package that offers unlimited international calls to more than 60 countries in a new [...]

Google Voice Feature Description Video

Google Voice Feature Description Video
Google has been inviting lots of new users to their Google Voice service.
The company is expected to launch it for public later this year.
However, reviews are already coming in and they are mostly good.
The service is designed to enable you to have a single contact number that can be [...]

Verizon Hub VoIP based home phone launched

Verizon Hub VoIP based home phone launched
Verizon Wireless has launched a new home phone which uses VoIP technology to make calls.
This new product has been named Verizon Hub. It plugs into the internet line available in the house.
Verizon claims that this product can work as a family calendar, messaging center and even a digital [...]

Best Buy now selling Apple iPhone 3G in USA

Best Buy now selling Apple iPhone 3G in USA
US based retailing chain Best Buy has now started selling Apple iPhone 3G in their stores.
With this, they have now become the first third party retailing chain to sell the iPhone.
Till now, Apple iPhone has only been available through Apple and AT&T.
AT&T is the sole service provider [...]

China now has 600 million plus mobile users

China now has 600 million plus mobile users
China is the world’s largest mobile user market with more than 600 million users.
Mobile telephony continues to increase its popularity over landline services in this market.
The Chinese Ministry of Information Industry said in a report that the country had 601 million mobile users at the end of [...]

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