Vonage's Mobile App Embraces Facebook

Vonage today released an application for Facebook on iPhone and Android that provides free voice calls between Facebook friends over Wi-Fi or a 3G wireless network. With past struggles to stay viable as a VoIP provider, this app might give Vonage a new lease on life.…

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Jive Software Wants to Be Facebook for the Enterprise

Jive Software today launched what it hopes will become a Facebook-style social networking platform for businesses, complete with an activity stream, an open API and an application store. But whether Jive's new offering can make social networking more palatable to business users remains to be seen.…

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Why Vonage Mobile Is Too Little, Too Late

Vonage today announced a line of apps for the iPhone, iPod touch and BlackBerry. Once a pioneer of VoIP, the company has fallen out of favor over the past few years and the release of its apps, collectively dubbed Vonage Mobile, is being viewed as a chance for Vonage to regain its luster. Unfortunately, it's too little, too late.…

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Making VoIP Work For You

VoIP has some major advantages over traditional landline phones. First, typically you can call phones in the US and Canada for one monthly flat rate. Also, international calls can be made very cheaply. Included services with your flat rate service include: call waiting, call forwarding, online enabled voice mail, CallerID, and many more. Whereas conventional phone companies charge you individually for each of these services, VoIP providers give them to you for one flat rate. Where do you begin if you'd like to use your broadband connection to lower your phone bill dramatically? Lets walk through some of the options.…

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