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Episode 25 – The Story of OnForce Part 2

This week we will continue our discussion with Jeffrey Leventhal, an entrepreneur who founded the OnForce platform and learn how he started the company. Part 2 of a two part series.

TechPodcasts Promo Tag :10
Intro 1:17
Billboard :43

News and Comment segment 4:51
Mozilla announced the winners of the Extend Firefox 3 contest. The competition, held between March and July, was intended to encourage developers to create add-ons for the new Firefox 3 web browser released June 17. You can find the details of the contest and list of winners at http://blog.mozilla.com/extendfirefox.

System Management News reports that recent outages in Amazon’s S3 online data storage services and Apple’s MobileMe, have raised concerns about the stability of cloud computing.

You can read the article in the August 15 issue of System Management News. A single issue of System Management News is $9.95 but a subscription is free to professionals who qualify. if you are an IT professional and would like a free subscription to System Management News you can subscribe at http://theforcefield.tradepub.com/free/smns or simply click on the link in the show notes in the RSS feed for this episode.

Microsoft has signed on comedian Jerry Seinfeld to star in a series of commercials beginning September 4. Redmond reportedly signed Seinfeld to a contract worth $10 million to appear with Bill Gates in a campaign to sell Windows Vista.

Commercial Break 1:00
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Intro to Interview 1:48
This week we’re going to continue our discussion with Jeff and hear more about the early days of OnForce, Inc. We’ll discuss the OnForce forums and how they helped influence the direction of platform after it was launched, learn why he decided to step down as CEO and find out where he thinks OnForce ranks among his accomplishments as an entrepreneur. Part two of a two part story.

Jeff Leventhal Interview 19:05

Wrap up and Close :46

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Episode 24 – The Story of OnForce Part 1

This week we’re going to talk to Jeffrey Leventhal, an entrepreneur who founded the OnForce platform and learn how he started the company. Part 1 of a two part series.

TechPodcasts Promo Tag :10
Intro 1:17
Billboard 1:52

News and Comment segment 4:51
Microsoft has announced the release of SQL Server 2008. The RTM is now available for download at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/default.aspx.

System Management News reports that IT jobs are alive, well and growing strong, according to a new survey by the American Electronics Association.

You can read the article in the August 1 issue of System Management News. A single issue of System Management News is $9.95 but a subscription is free to professionals who qualify. if you are an IT professional and would like a free subscription to System Management News you can subscribe at http://theforcefield.tradepub.com/free/smns or simply click on the link in the show notes in the RSS feed for this episode.

Late last month a Superior Court Judge in Alameda County ruled that cell phone carriers that charged customers early termination fees for canceling their contracts did so in violation of state law.

Commercial Break 1:00
Alternageek Podcast Promo :30

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Intro to Interview 2:53
This week we’re going to talk with entrepreneur Jeffrey Leventhal, founder and first CEO of OnForce, Inc. We will learn how he came up with the idea for OnForce, find out how long it took him and his team to develop the platform and hear how it first went live. Part one of a two part story.

Jeff Leventhal Interview 15:40

Wrap up and Close 1:14

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