• Apple’s Steve Jobs 'Not Dying' After All
    Steve Jobs, the guru-like CEO of Apple Inc., is not dying after all, and will remain head of the ship at the iconic computing company. But he still has no plans to attend Macworld.Jobs, it turns out, is suffering from a hormonal imbalance that depletes proteins in the body, ...More
    January 5, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Bye, Bye Chad: Verizon to Complete Alltel Buy
    Chad’s time is coming to an end. Verizon Communications Inc.(VZ) said Friday it will complete its Alltel Corp. acquisition on Jan. 9. We fully expect to see cute, blond, smug Chad exit our televisions as Verizon makes the instant leap to No. 1 wireless provider. ...More
    January 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sign of the Times: First-Ever Microsoft Layoffs?
    Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) weathered rocky economies in the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. But this 21st century recession could be too much for the software giant.For the first time ever, it’s rumored Microsoft is planning layoffs – 15,000, to be ...More
    January 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • 19Marketplace Signs First Private-Label Partner
    SaaS aggregator 19Marketplace and Computer Troubleshooters (CT) have expanded their partnership, launching a CT-branded SaaS aggregation service. CT is an international network of more than 450 franchise owners providing a full range of onsite computer services to small ...More
    January 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • NetCarrier Rewards Channel Partners With Expo Trip
    NetCarrier Inc. held a fourth quarter sales contest where the top four channel partners received a three-day, two-night trip to the Channel Partners Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. Winners received roundtrip airfare, tickets to the expo hall, and a two-night stay at the ...More
    January 1, 2009 Posted in News
  • Tate Officially Exiting FCC
    Deborah Tate’s time at the FCC is almost up.The one-term Republican commissioner has made it official that she will resign in early January. It’s not known what she’ll do next, although she’ll probably land somewhere as a lobbyist or think-tank ...More
    December 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • S&P Expects To Raise Level 3 Corporate Credit Rating
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Service on Wednesday said it expects to raise part of Level 3 Communications Inc.’s (LVLT) corporate credit rating, two days after declaring the carrier’s financial situation as “tantamount to default.”Now that ...More
    December 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • Motorola Axes 400 More Jobs
    Motorola Inc. (MOT) said late Tuesday it’s cutting 400 more jobs in the fourth quarter than it had originally planned. The additional layoffs will cost the mobile phone maker $189 million more in charges for the quarter. Motorola said in a Securities and Exchange ...More
    December 31, 2008 Posted in News
  • TCA Announces Management Team, HQ
    The newly formed Technology Channel Association, which represents the communications industry’s indirect sales channel, announced its new management team and headquarters.The association will be based in Princeton, N.J., at 191 Clarksville Road and can be reached by ...More
    December 31, 2008 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • PHONE+ POLL: How Often Do You Proactively Contact Your Customers?
    How often do you proactively contact your customers? ( polls) ...More
    December 30, 2008 Posted in News