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posted in January 2010
In agreeing to release its protocol to the public domain, Cisco joins Juniper Networks and Polycom in the growing trend toward collaboration among videoconferencing providers.
The company said it took a major hit from costs related to layoffs in its landline division, but saw growth in its wireless business.
The $1.92 million fine levied against Jammie Thomas-Rasset for illegally downloading music was cut to $54,000.
The stock sale will be executed over a period of five years and will result in Sergey Brin and Larry Page giving up their majority voting rights.
The company said its net profits dropped 92% from the previous year's quarter while revenues fell 13%.
The networking and equipment category recorded just a 5% decline in venture capital investment -- a relative bright spot in the technology sector.
This week the Federal Communications Commission also said it will work to tighten restrictions on "robocalls" by telemarketers.
The online auction company's 4Q income nearly quadrupled on the success of its PayPal operation and spin-off of Skype.
The carrier left the wireless industry trade group to protest the dominance of major wireless carriers like AT&T and Verizon.
The wireless carrier's CEO says its network is ready to handle the stress of an Apple tablet or other new mobile device.
The system delivers video and multimedia applications over wireless and wired networks.
The company is using its Aura SIP-based platform as an upgrade path for all existing Nortel voice and UC customers.
Vacating the spectrum will help accelerate the buildout of 4G wireless networks, the FCC says.
The company has been alternately working to spin off its home and networks mobility division and making efforts to reinvigorate it.
Remarks posted to the FCC's Web site range from trade associations criticizing proposed the rules to public interest groups supporting the rules to protect Net Neutrality.
Joe Nacchio's six-year sentence for illegal insider stock trading may be reduced, however, if a resentencing review is decided in his favor.
The VOIP provider and high-definition TV suppliers announce videoconferencing for home users.
The Department of Justice notes that the average monthly minutes of wireless use increased eight-fold in a span of 10 years.
Public interest groups claim that the broadband TV service violates antitrust laws by leaving out online video providers like Hulu.
Scrybe gesture technology streamlines TouchPad control, company says.