More Thoughts on 8×8’s Free Video Meetings

The other day, long time gadget blogger, and VoIP fan, Jason Harris of Techcraver and I had a call using the new 8×8 Free Meetings app. At first blush it reminded me of many other WebRTC based video calling services. But the more I look under the hood, the more I am seeing how disruptive … Read more

Turn iPod touch Into a Mobile Phone

freedompop (Photo credit: sam_churchill) Data MVNO FreedomPop, the carrier that rides on top of Clearwire's mobile WiMax network has released their $99 sleeve that works the iPod touch 4th Generation.  Basically, the sleeve lets you turn the iPod touch into an iPhone, so calls can be made over the FreedomPop network using softphones like CounterPath's … Read more

The Stories to Read About VoIP, Video and Collaboration

You may not be old enough to remember the movie "The British Are Coming," but longtime client Truphone has established an office in Raleigh-Durham's Research Triangle Park, with mobile and technology sales champion Gary Cohen at the helm, reports the Raleigh-Durham NewsObserver's Gloria Lloyd, WRAL TechWire's Rick Smith with two posts in a week and the Triangle … Read more

8×8 Celebrates 25 Years

8×8 has a birthday. They're now 25 years old. The company has had a lot of transitions, but the core to their business is a patent portfolio that puts things inside real time communications hardware and software.  Here's a list of their milestones: 8×8 Highlights and Milestones: 1987 – 8×8 founded under the name Integrated … Read more

Changes at the Top of 8×8

8×8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), today announced it has some changes at both their board and management level. Mansour Salame was named to its Board of Directors, effective January 2, 2012. The Company also announced the resignation of Donn Wilson from its Board of Directors, effective the same date. But the really big news is that that … Read more