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News Buzz (Updated July 12, 2007)

Advancing Peer-to-peer Short Messaging towards Mobile IM
PRMinds, July 12, 2007
Advanced mobile IM functionality will make use of many of the features that are readily available on mobile networks to maximize service capabilities and provide the same functionality as exists for IM now.
MadCap Software Debuts Web 2.0-Enabled On-Demand Feedback Service ...
Earthtimes.org, July 12, 2007
MadCap Software, the leader in multi-channel content authoring and a Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 showcase company, today announced the debut of the Web 2.0-enabled MadCap Feedback Service in conjunction with the launch of MadCap Flare 3.0.
ComBOTS now Compatible with all the Major Instant Messenger Networks
Verivox, July 12, 2007
ComBOTS now offers next-generation instant messaging: Rich Media Chat with documents, photos, audio, video, voice messages and emotions is enhanced by the reliable handling of several stationary or mobile terminal devices.
Ericsson: Mobile 2.0 to Supersede Web 2.0
TelecomTV, July 12, 2007
Ericsson quotes an Ovum analyst saying “Increasingly, people are accessing Internet services from their mobile phones for search, email and instant messaging.
ipoque to Make Inaugural Showing at GITEX
Business Intelligence Middle East, July 12, 2007
These include file sharing in peer-to-peer networks (P2P), instant messaging (IM) and Voice over IP (VoIP) including the popular Skype.
Why Google Needed to Buy Postini
Blogging Stocks, July 11, 2007
To ensure that those web applications are as secure as possible, Google plans to buy Postini for $625 million. Postini offers a complete suite of security tools to help protect email, instant messaging and other web-based applications.
Microsoft Expands Partner Opportunities for Information Worker Business
CNNMoney, July 10, 2007
Microsoft Corp. today kicked off its Worldwide Partner Conference 2007 (WPC), showcasing the growth of partner opportunities across the company along with an announcement by Corporate Vice President Chris Capossela about a set of new and updated programs and opportunities for partners that team up with Microsoft to deliver Information Worker solutions. Partner opportunities span solutions built on the 2007 Microsoft(R) Office system platform and extend to new products and programs in areas such as unified communications (UC)...
U.S. Research Survey: Enterprise Communications Fall Short of Strategic Corporate Goals of More Productivity, Greater Competitiveness and Lower Costs
BusinessWire, July 10, 2007
Can U.S. firms cut costs while boosting knowledge worker productivity and competitiveness? Not today, according to a recent in-depth survey of 100 U.S. companies with more than 5,000 employees commissioned by Siemens Communications, Inc. (NYSE:SI) and conducted by IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice. Nearly 80 percent conceded they lack the communications capabilities needed in working environments that they recognize are increasingly distributed, mobile and virtual.
Adium Updated to Version 1.0.5
PowerPage, July 10, 2007
Adium, the open-source instant messaging client with support for multiple programs (including AOL Instant Messenger, ICQ, Jabber, MSN, Yahoo! Google Talk, Bonjour, etc.) has just been updated to version 1.0.5. Adium 1.0.5 requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later to run and is available for free.
JiveTalk for iPhone allows multi-platform IM
MyITablet, July 10, 2007
It looks like a number of developers are stepping up to the iPhone IM challenge, and after the middling attempts of meebo, eBuddy and Trillian last week it’s the turn of beejive with their free open-alpha release of JiveTalk for iPhone. Already behind a number of IM clients for BlackBerry and other platforms, beejive’s latest allows you to sign in to AIM, iChat, MSN, Yahoo!, Google Talk, ICQ and Jabber simultaneously.
Octro - Mobile Instant Messaging
MobilitySite, July 10, 2007
Looking for an application that will allow you to use your MSN, AIM, ICQ, Yahoo and Google Talk all at once? Then OctroTalk - Mobile Instant Messaging with full voice integration just may be what you want … and it’s FREE. Only VOIP product that works on Treo 700w (300 MHz processor).
Parlano to Demonstrate Persistent Group Chat With Integrated Video Calls at The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
SYS-CON Media, July 9, 2007
Parlano, Inc. will continue to paint the future of how Unified Communications can improve team effectiveness this week by demonstrating integration of persistent group chat and video calls from the Parlano MindAlign(TM) 2007 application. The demo is being held at the Partner Solutions Showcase in conjunction with the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2007, July 10-12 here in Denver.
Mitel Brings Unified Communications to Small Business Market
TMCnet, July 9, 2007
So what’s a small business to do? Recently, IP telephony and IP presence solutions provider Mitel (News - Alert) took a hard look at that question and began developing a solution designed to bring unified communications within reach of smaller companies. This new solution, Mitel Applications Suite, will be generally available starting in July. Mitel NuPoint Messenger IP...

 

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