Loose Lips Spill Tips
No doubt about it, communication is key in this ever-shrinking global village.No doubt about it, communication is key in this ever-shrinking global village. Folks may fuss over VOIP, Wi-Fi, or tin cans and string, but Spencer F. Katt knows nothing works better than COAP (Chatting over Alcohol Protocol). Downing sake martinis in San Francisco, the Lynx loosened the lips of a tattler who claimed HP Linux executives are mulling extending the companys offer to defend Linux users sued by The SCO Group to non-HP customers. HP has already said it will indemnify its own customers as long as they meet several conditions, including handing over their defense to HPs legal team. The tattler claimed if HP decides to play guardian angel to non-HP customers, the Bay area behemoth would ask the defendants to switch to HP gear. It reminded Spence of his childhood as a kitten when the toughest tabby on the block offered to protect him from a pack of vicious dogs in return for his lunch money.
Spence scarfed the olive, hailed a cab and was off to SFO for the red-eye to D.C. and the Charles Schwab Telecom Summit. In the Fairmont Hotels bar, the Katt tossed aside his phone jack in favor of a glass of Jack as he chatted up a smooth operator in the know about Nextel. It seems the recent defections at Nextel of cell phone pioneer Craig McCaw and Nextel founder Morgan OBrien have fueled speculation that the company is about to be sold or will acquire another carrier. But with other carriers getting heavily into push-to-talk, Nextels edge is dulling. Whats more, Nextels spectrum portfolio continues to be less than ideal, and oft- mentioned suitor MCI is still extricating itself from bankruptcy, the source summarized.