With such overwhelming evidence against China regarding cyberespionage, stronger action is needed from the U.S. government than the strategy released this week by the White House. The U.S. government should impose trade sanctions that have enough bite to make the Chinese government sit up and take notice.
Alcatel-Lucent plans to use the €1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) in bank financing it secured last week to fund its €1.25 billion ($1.6 billion) restructuring program as well as the restructuring of unprofitable managed services contracts and exiting of geographic markets.
Tadiran Telecom, an IP business telephony and communications supplier, has acquired EasyRun's VoIP contact center technology and intellectual property for an undisclosed consideration.
As patent wars continue in many telecom market sectors, it may be worth noting which companies in the enterprise communications market have a particular strength in patent holdings. Avaya announced it continues to see its ranking rise on the Intellectual Property Owners Association's list of "Top 300 Organizations Granted U.S. Patents in 2011."
VoIP-Pal.com has added five major VoIP patents to its intellectual property portfolio after reaching a deal to acquire Digifonica Gibraltar. The patents for the proprietary digital voice technologies
A Russian researcher who was intent on creating an open source version of the Skype VoIP client and managed to reverse engineer it is, not surprisingly, in big trouble with Skype. Efim Bushmanov
It looks like a serious bid to buy Skype from eBay is coming to the table from co-founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis. The duo have reportedly talked up several private equity firms to put