FCC regulation & VoIP: What’s next?

Things have been heating up between the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the VoIP industry lately.

WebRTC makes Facebook and Skype competitors

The WebRTC faceoff: Skype vs. Facebook

Spare a thought for the telcos – they’ve had a hard couple of years fighting off VoIP vendors like Skype. Now a new player has arrived, and it’s going to challenge both the telcos and the VoIP vendors. It’s called WebRTC.

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Inventor of Google Voice now reinventing conference calls

Craig Walker, the inventor of both Google Voice and DialPad, is now reinventing conference calls with his latest venture, UberConference. Teleconferences notoriously suck, but UberConference thinks it’s fixed that, claiming to have created “the best conference calling service ever.”

Verified Call lets you talk one-on-one with former porn star Bree Olson

Bree Olson made hundreds of porn movies in her career until she got mixed up with Charlie Sheen and retired from the business last year. But she still has 360,000 Twitter followers and fans galore. Now she is going to be able to charge those fans money to have one-on-one conversations with her, thanks to internet voice technology from Verified Call.

5 tips for setting up an effective video conferencing policy

Don’t be afraid of embracing video. You may already have a video conferencing system in the office. You know you should probably get around to actually, you know, using it but much like the exercise equipment you received for Christmas, it is still in the box…

How to attract users to your app and go platinum

If you are a struggling artist or developer working on the next great mobile app, you need a strategy for drawing in users. Keep in mind that buying traffic to convert to users doesn’t always add up. Developing for the mobile platform is vastly different from e-commerce, where the potential average revenue per user (ARPU) is considerably smaller, and in many cases non-existent. At the same time, there’s a limited amount of advertising inventory, and discoverability remains poor…