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News Buzz (Updated September 21, 2007)

Media Alert: Check Point Offers Superior Protection for Enterprise ...
Business Wire, September 21, 2007
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that its enterprise security gateways now have the unique ability to block Skype v3.5, the latest version of the popular consumer VoIP application.
IBM tackles Microsoft on all Fronts
ZDNet UK, September 21, 2007
This week the company re-launched Lotus Symphony, which was a serious competitor to Microsoft Office, dating back to before IBM's purchase of Lotus. This time around, Symphony is based on the open-source OpenOffice software — and IBM has joined the OpenOffice movement with a promise to contribute software.
Yellowjacket and Seccas to Offer Integrated Communications Solutions
HedgeWeek, September 21, 2007
Along with trading tools and market data capabilities, YJ Energy features instant communication and private negotiation tools that help traders aggregate and consolidate fragmented communications.
3D Messaging Comes to China
BusinessWeek, September 20, 2007
With 3G licensing on the horizon in China, 3G.CN hopes that its services will be well-positioned when 3G comes to the largest mobile market in the world.
EyeWonder Rollout Adds Rich Media Ads To IM
MediaPost Publications, September 20, 2007
EYEING INSTANT MESSAGING AS AN untapped ad platform, rich media shop EyeWonder has launched a new service for advertisers to run video and rich media campaigns across major IM clients.
AOL Launches Internet Portal for Spain Free Web Tools, Such as ...
PR Web, September 19, 2007
AOL Europe today announced the launch of AOL.es, a new dedicated portal service for Spain. AOL.es will be free to anyone using the Web and will offer email, instant messaging, photo and video services, in addition to exciting tailored content including local sports, entertainment and celebrity news.
Yahoo Messenger Hit with Ninth Zero-Day Exploit
PC World, September 19, 2007
Attack code that targets Yahoo Messenger has been published on the Internet, a security researcher warned Wednesday, marking the ninth exploit aimed at the popular instant messaging software so far this year.
Nortel Placed in Leaders Quadrant in 2007 Unified Communications ...
CNNMoney.com, September 19, 2007
Nortel has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in the '2007 Unified Communications Magic Quadrant' report.
IBM Unveils Next Generation Collaboration Software Suite
HULIQ, September 19, 2007
IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an expansion of its collaboration software portfolio, introducing new products and features to help customers improve productivity, business networking and knowledge sharing.
Microsoft Honored for the Most Significant Swiss Technology Investment
openPR, September 19, 2007
On September 20, 2007, the Greater Zurich Area’s Microsoft (Schweiz) AG will be presented with a Tell Award for most significant Swiss technology investment in 2006.
IM+ All-in-One Mobile Messenger v3.0 Released
Palm Infocenter, September 18, 2007
Shape Services have released a new version of their Palm OS multi-service instant messaging application. IM+ All-in-One Mobile Messenger now combines six IM service providers in one application.
Mozilla lets Thunderbird Fly
PC Pro, UK, September 18, 2007
Mozilla is creating a subsidiary company dedicated to Thunderbird, which it hopes will help elevate the mail program to the same level of prominence as Firefox. 
Symphony: IBM's new Microsoft (MSFT) Office killer
BloggingStocks, September 18, 2007
IBM hopes that the free software application will help it sell more recent versions of Notes, which includes e-mail and instant messaging.
Movial Announces Linux Support for Mobile Internet Devices
Business Wire, September 18, 2007
Movial today announced Linux support for Intel-based Mobile Internet devices (MIDs). The company already supports these devices with converged IP communications capabilities, such as video telephony, presence, instant messaging and video sharing, through its software platform, Communicator.
Howard Weil, Inc. Selects Cypress Communications for Hosted VoIP ...
Emediawire, September 18, 2007
Cypress provides advanced IP phones and hosted VoIP services with cutting edge multimedia desktop applications like Microsoft Outlook integration; unified messaging; video calling and audio, video and Web conferencing.
Elisa Launches Messenger
Unstrung, September 17, 2007
Elisa, a leading Finnish communications service company, has announced the launch of its Windows Live Messenger mobile service provided by Colibria. The service enables over 2.2m subscribers to chat instantly with friends and colleagues whether via mobile handset or PC.
Skype's the Limit
ITWeb, September 17, 2007
The W32/Pykse-C worm (also known as Ramex, Skipi or Pykspa) is spreading via Skype's chat system in a variety of languages, including English, Russian and Lithuanian, says Brett Myroff, CEO of Netxactics.
Parco Launches BuyNow eCommerce Site for RFID and RTLS Sales
Emediawire, September 17, 2007
The Parco BuyNow website features Parco products and third party manufacturers. Products include hardware and software solutions required to support successful implementations of locating and tracking systems.
Ensim Announces General Availability of Unify Enterprise Edition
Earthtimes.org, September 17, 2007
Ensim Corporation, the leading provider of management software for unified communications infrastructure, today announced the general availability of Unify Enterprise Edition, a comprehensive system management software solution.
LivePerson Delivers Expanded Product Reach and Intelligence With ...
CNNMoney.com, September 17, 2007
LivePerson, Inc. , a provider of online conversion solutions, today announced the release of Timpani 8.0. The latest version of the company's hosted enterprise platform supplies extended features, including integrated active analytics, enhanced flexibility and broader voice capabilities.

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