In what might be out final blog post of 2011, Verizon has decided to rescind the $2 payment fee it was going to implement in Jan. 2012. While this is a small victory, it is one none the less for consumers. Good to see what change public outrage can bring when channeled appropriately. More Slashgear
HAPPY NEW YEARS – 2012
Taleo, the saas based talent and recruitment software solutions firm, processed approximately 3.1 new hires in 2011, or about 15% of all new hires in the US. This is the second largest number of saas based transactions, behind only Salesforce.com.. The recent acquisitions of two of its competitors by Oracle and SAP leaves Taleo in a interesting position, does it try to go it alone, or find a partner to work with or look to sell the firm? 2012 will tell.
Taleo is working to move its recruitment software into the social media areas, more from TechCrunch
If you didn’t dislike your cellphone provider already, here is a new reason why you might. A leaked Verizon memo indicated they will begin charging a $2 fee for paying your bill via phone or Verizon’s website. No problem that fee will match the $2 I am charging Verizon for “service interruptions” in the last month! engadget
The in depth user reviews of the new Galaxy Nexus are beginning to appear. I published one over the Christmas weekend.
Droid Life is one of the top Android blogs, I have read it since before buying my Original Droid two plus years ago, it provides great information on all things Android. Their hands on review of the Galaxy Nexus is Here
Our apologies for the error this morning. The Morning Dump and Nightcap are taking a holiday break and will return in 2012. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL
Christmas was very very good for those involved with mobile. A record 6.8 million iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day a 140% increase over 2010. Mobile shopping also set a record as did downloaded app. More – paidContent
Peter Csathy, CEO at Sorenson media has made five predictions for online video in 2012. Since these predictions are free they are usually worth what you paid for them, which is not a comment on Mr Csathy’s knowledge.
I am skeptical that Apple’s iTV will be the revolution in TV that the iPad was for tablets. TVs have become a commodity business and yes iTV will sell well with the Apple faithful and yes, Steve Jobs was a genius. He also create NeXT and to continue his string of successes posthumously with iTV, I think is too much to ask.
More – TechCrunch