Category Archives: Technology

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For submitting the content to get your company/business listed on MyOrbit.biz, please use the following template and guidelines for maximum benefit.

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1. ABOUT
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Introduce your company briefly – your background, location, key objectives and strengths, etc. (50-100 words)

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2. PRODUCTS & SERVICES
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What exactly do you offer as products and services, and what are the benefits? The more specific you are, the higher the chance of a company/person coming to you for more information. Diagrams and videos can fit well here. MyOrbit can suggest the points for you (50 – 250 words)

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3. KEY PEOPLE
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Very Important. Who are the people behind this company, and what is their background/experience? Where are they located? Photos and videos can fit well here. MyOrbit can suggest key points here (50 – 250 words)

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4. TESTIMONIALS
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Often the most overlooked part in a company’s message. Do you have customers who like what you do? This is the perfect place to share a few client quotes/testimonials. You can remove the client specifics if you want. The aim is to see if there are customers who are willing to speak for you. (50 – 250 words)

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5. CONTACT INFO
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In addition to your website, it will help you to give the following: Name, phone (complete with international dialing code), email, and/or a contact form link. MyOrbit can help you in this. We can also put a contact form for you here, so that when someone likes what you are offering, they can contact you from here.

SunRocket crashes

SunRocket’s suddent demise has left it’s 200,000 customers with many questions and few answers. Most are trying to get money back for the annual fee they paid, and in parallel, calling Vonage for a new account. Recent layoffs had indicated that SunRocket was not doing well, but on Monday morning, when subscribers couldn’t make calls, it was clear that SunRocket went down from it’s position as the #2 Internet VOIP provider in the US. Lets will see what SunRocket’s sudden demise means for VoIP market and customers. One thing is for sure, Vonage will gain from this, and will further consolidate it’s top spot.

Microsoft Yahoo Merger??

There is strong rumor that Microsoft and Yahoo are talking on a deal – they did engage in talks a year back but nothing came out. But in the same one last one year, Google has made a few big moves, which can easily make these two ‘other giants’ rethink their original positions. Yahoo has continued to struggle while Microsoft has seen an increasing threat in the form of Google and both companies have seen major reorganizations in their top management.

So some form of teaming might make more sense now and The Wall Street Journal is reporting that “executives at Microsoft and Yahoo are taking a fresh look at a merger of the two companies or some kind of match-up that would pair their companies’ respective strengths.” While talks are reputedly in the early stages, Microsoft is certainly feeling a sense of urgency due to the Google threat. “Short of a wholesale merger, Microsoft could spin its online group into a separately-run Yahoo, in return for a Yahoo stake. Continue reading

Michael Dell CEO ver 2.0

Michael Dell reclaims Dell CEO throne, Dell 2.0 begins by ZDNet’s Larry Dignan — Michael Dell is CEO again of his namesake company. Kevin Rollins is out. Why? The company is going to have another earnings miss. Dell said it “expects its fourth quarter fiscal year 2007 results to be below the average of First Call estimates for both revenue and earnings per share.” According to Thomson Financial, Dell is projected to report fourth quarter revenue of $15.3 billion and earnings of 32 cents a share. For the year, Dell is expected to report revenue of $58 billion and earnings of $1.17 a share.

Dell’s biggest issue is that its manufacturing prowess isn’t the edge it used to be. And Dell doesn’t spend enough on research and development to truly innovate. As a result, Dell is mired in a commodity hardware game. That game plan was fine when rivals were inefficient, but HP can now squeeze Dell on price. What should Dell do? That’s the topic for a subsequent post on this blog.