MovableType Going Open Source

This is kind of a follow up to the WordPress post I made a couple of days ago. Well recently, MovableType (MT), another blogging/CMS application in direct competition with WordPress, announced a major new version (4.0) that would be completely open source. Note that WordPress is already open source as well. This is a departure […]

Broadband Competition is Good!

Okay so where I live, I basically only have 2 options for broadband Internet service – Verizon DSL or Road Runner cable. I’ve obviously opted for the higher speeds and better reliability and switched to RR (resold through Earthlink, slightly cheaper and doesn’t require cable TV service). Verizon FiOS is being deployed in Queens slowly […]

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality is a very important concept for anyone using the Internet or web-based services like VoIP phone service. Net Neutrality basically refers to the principle of letting users have equal access to any website or web service they want. Right now, companies like Verizon and AT&T, which own significant portions of the Internet network […]

VoIP Engines Are Revving

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is about to take off. This is one of the first times I had a business prediction that was right on the mark. Three years ago, few people knew what VoIP was. Those Kazaa guys were working on something called Skype and no one really took it seriously. At the […]