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News Buzz (Updated August 18, 2007)

Lotus Notes 8 brings unified collaboration to mashupable clients
ZDNet.com, August 18, 2007
At the same time, IBM announced Expeditor 6.1.1, an Eclipse-based mashups tool that forms the underpinings of Notes/Domino 8 and thereby allows mashups via managed clients to reach desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.
Skype Services Back Partially, Company Insists Site Was Not Hacked
AHN, August 17, 2007
It has been almost 36 hours that the extremely popular Internet telephony and instant messaging service has been hindered by a software problem affecting millions of Skype users worldwide. The latest update was posted midnight GMT Friday on Skype's Heartbeat blog.
Trinity Debuts IP Video Phone Software For TI DaVinci Chips
IQ Online, August 17, 2007
Trinity Convergence, a member of the ARM Connected Community, has confirmed the availability of IP video Software for the DaVinci range of processors from Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TI) stable.
Jaiku Launches Always-on app for Nokia Phones
CNET Crave, August 17, 2007
Once installed, it lets you keep track of your Jaiku buddies without having to resort to your phone's Web browser.
Parlano Gives Insight on Impact of Google, Apple and Microsoft on ...
TMCnet, August 17, 2007
Seemless integration of persistent group chat with Microsoft’s (News - Alert) unified communications platform. MindAlign 2007 was the first step,…
IBM Introduces New Lotus Notes Software, Challenging Microsoft
Bloomberg, August 17, 2007
International Business Machines Corp., the world's second-biggest software maker, introduced a new version of its Lotus Notes software in a bid to keep corporate e-mail users from defecting to Microsoft Corp.
Skype IM+ For Palm, WM, Mobiles And iPhone
Digital-Lifestyles.Info, August 17, 2007
According to Shape, the iPhone app has been designed especially for the iPhone’s touchscreen interface and offers Skype voice calls and instant messaging.
McAfee warns of Yahoo Messenger Webcam bug
Secure Computing, August 17, 2007
McAfee said it notified Yahoo’s security team about the issue, and advised users to decline webcam invites from untrusted sources and block outgoing traffic on TCP port 5100 until the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based web giant releases a patch.
illumiCell Corporation Announces Name Change to Multiplied Media ...
CNW Telbec (Communiqués de presse), August 16, 2007
illumiCell Corporation, a Calgary-based provider of multimedia local search services, today announced its name change to Multiplied Media Corporation. Effective immediately, the Company is trading under the symbol TSX-V: MMC.
ESPRE Solutions' LSVX CODEC to Be Used in Oracle Communicator ...
Market Wire, August 16, 2007
Oracle plans to incorporate the GIPS VoiceEngine Multimedia LSVX Video CODEC into Oracle™ Communicator, a SIP/SIMPLE-based PC softphone client that allows communications service providers to set up sessions including voice and video calling, presence status and instant messaging.
Meebo IM Client for iPhone
Mac Rumors, August 16, 2007
Meebo has launched their web-based instant messaging client for the iPhone tonight. iPhone users can simply browse to Meebo.com and will automatically be directed to the iPhone-formatted site.
Zero-Day Bug in Yahoo Messenger pops up
iT News, August 16, 2007
Researchers at eEye Digital Security had reported that there actually were multiple flaws in version 8 of Yahoo's instant messaging client software. Those flaws could enable a remote hacker to take control of a user's system.
New Yahoo! Telemundo Messenger for the Web Empowers Spanish ...
Hispanic PR Wire, August 15, 2007
The service is ideal for travelers on the move, office workers with firewall constraints, and people in countries where personal PCs are not readily accessible.
Skype Hits iPhone Via IM+
eFluxMedia, August 15, 2007
The famous instant messaging application Skype has been announced by Shape Services to become available also for the iPhone’s users.
PandaLabs Reports on the Danger behind IM Applications
Networking News, August 15, 2007
Programs like MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, etc, are more and more used as a means of communication among users. However, these programs can pose a threat to users due to the possibility of sharing files, folders, or even entire disk drives.
Attunity Provides Immediate Impact on Businesses' Collaborative ...
CNNMoney.com, August 15, 2007
Online presence and Instant Messaging (IM) - InFocus 2.2 introduces the visibility of the online presence of other team members within the workplace application. Now users can easily see who else is available and engage in instant, real-time discussion via IM.
Thru Announces Release of Thru® Desktop for Lotus Notes for ...
PR Web, August 15, 2007
Powered by Thru's all-in-one technology platform for secure messaging, file transfer and information management, Thru Desktop for Lotus Notes empowers organizations to take full control of their Lotus Notes messaging environment to achieve greater value and efficiency.
Postini Releases Online IM and Email Archiving Service
IDM.net.au, August 14, 2007
Aimed at businesses of all sizes, Postini claims its new Message Discovery capabilities address a wide range of requirements, including optimisation of mailbox storage management, e-discovery and litigation case management.
Oracle To Bolster Its PC Softphone With VoiceEngine
InformationWeek, August 13, 2007
Oracle on Monday disclosed plans to incorporate a video codec from IP communications provider Global IP Solutions (GIPS) into its PC softphone client to deliver high-quality video to communications service providers.
PeerMe Launches Mobile Instant Messaging
Business Wire, August 13, 2007
Mobile Voice communications technology company PeerMe today introduced its mobile browser based instant messaging (IM) application. PeerMe users can now IM from any mobile phone with an internet connection.
Adium X 1.1 Improves Interface, More
The Mac Observer, August 13, 2007
The new version also better handles file transfers, displays user names in the chat transcript viewer, improved compatibility with several online chat services, fixed a memory leak, and more.
Got a Unified Communications Strategy?
Destination CRM, August 13, 2007
Unifying communications involves converging, both technically and conceptually, all the various communication and collaboration modes in the typical organization, including voice, video, email, web conferencing, chat and document sharing.
Fonality Launches Free Business Phone System with Free Worldwide ...
Business Wire, August 13, 2007
In addition to traditional PSTN dialing and PBX features, trixbox Pro also includes conference calling, unified messaging between voicemail and email, employee presence management, embedded corporate chat server, and the ability to integrate with Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce.com and SugarCRM.
iAnywhere: Collaboration on Symbian Devices
SymbianOne, August 12, 2007
The updated Collaboration Suite adds support for Instant Messaging (IM) to the existing support for email. Information Anywhere Mobile IM provides enterprise users with a single client for both their corporate and public IM.
How to Create a Real, Real-Time Experience with Enterprise Comet
Sys-Con Italia, August 12, 2007
Comet is an advanced technique to enable real-time messaging from a Web server to one or more browsers, even if some of those browsers are behind a firewall or proxy server.
 

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