Sunday, February 10, 2008

IMS MMtel - does anyone apart from Ericsson care?

Microsoft TouchTab
Rumors are flying around about a special multitouch/touchscreen tablet coming from Microsoft in a year or two. This may sound surprising, considering Microsoft doesn't make hardware for Windows OS, but it seems like they are. I think this is due to the fact that most PC makers just don't understand how mobile computing should work. I think this is suppose to be a joint-project between multiple hardware companies with Microsoft - all expecting a share of the profits when it sells. TouchTab is su

British Telecom Drops Fusion Fixed-Mobile Convergence System; Is FMC DOA?
British Telecom Drops Fusion Fixed-Mobile Convergence System; Is FMC DOA? from the next-time-don't-be-so-optimistic dept British Telecom has pulled the plug on its Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) offering, Fusion. In 2005, the concept of Fixed Mobile Convergence was red hot. FMC involved using a Wi-Fi or Bluetooth radio in a cell phone to transfer calls back and forth between the cellular network, and a broadband-based network in the home of office. Ostensibly, this would be appealing to subscri

Google Buying Plaxo?
Another day, another Google purchase rumor. This time it is Plaxo, the company that stores online business contact details. This company recently launched something called Pulse which allows you to decide if someone is a business or personal contact. I can tell you from personal experience that I absolutely despise the frequent e-mails I get from the company asking me to connect with people. It isn't that I don't want to connect, it is just that getting dozens of e-mails I don't ask for in a


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