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News Archive - March 2011

What Is Amazon Cloud Drive?
March 29, 2011
Amazon's taken a leap into the cloud, and they're taking your music with them. But what exactly is Amazon Cloud Drive? And more importantly: how do you use it?
Polycom extends videoconferencing to Xoom tablet
March 23, 2011
Unified communications vendor Polycom is bringing its consumer and enterprise videoconferencing platforms to the Motorola Xoom tablet.
AT&T to acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 billion
March 20, 2011
In a blockbuster mobile deal, AT&T announced today it had agreed to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion.
Google to kill Gizmo5 VoIP on April 3
March 9, 2011
Google will shut down the standalone Gizmo5 VoIP service on April 3, 16 months after acquiring Gizmo5 and rolling the start-up's engineers into its Google Voice team.
Android leaps beyond RIM to take top spot in U.S. market
March 8, 2011
Android is the now most popular mobile platform for smartphones in the United States. According to the ComScore survey, Google's OS powered nearly a third (31.2%) of all smartphones during the three-month period ending January 2011.
Cisco cuts pricing on HD home video conferencing
March 7, 2011
Cisco said that it will cut the price of its consumer videoconferencing product called Umi. The product will now come in two versions. The original product, which transmits video in 1080p resolution, will cost $499 instead of $599. And the company will offer a $399 version that offers 720p video resolution. There will also be a free software client available for PCs and Macs later this year.
Cisco Jabber Takes Unified Communications and Collaboration to New Heights for PC, Mac, Tablets and Smart Phones
March 1, 2011
Cisco announced the release of Cisco Jabber, a unified communications application that brings together presence, instant messaging, voice and video, voice messaging, desktop sharing and conferencing into a single consistent experience across PCs, Macs, tablets and smart phones.