Can Cisco be a consumer tech company?

Things aren’t looking great for Cisco’s consumer tech sector, where product orders dropped 15 percent in the most recent operating quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Who is Cisco fooling? Launches Umi living room webcam for $600

Would you pay $600 (and an extra $25 a month) to have a video conferencing option for your living room television? Cisco, traditionally a supplier of enterprise video conferencing and networking hardware, is hoping you’ll say yes and pick up its newest toy.