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News Buzz (Updated September 28, 2007)

Instant LAN Messaging Software - LAN Messenger
PR-GB.com (press release), September 28, 2007
Some Land messenger includes many features like auto-reply text, file transfers, multi-user chat, online status, alert messages to all users and more.
Google Buys Mobile-Social Site Zingku
Search Engine Land, September 28, 2007
Google Operating System reports (and confirms) that Google has acquired a mobile service called Zingku, which had been in private beta.
AltiGen Communications and Multi-Tech Systems Team Up to Deliver a ...
CNNMoney.com, September 28, 2007
AltiGen(R) Communications, Inc. , a pioneering manufacturer of VoIP business phone systems and call center solutions, and Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of products that connect voice and data over IP networks, are teaming up to deliver a complete mobile communications solution.
Microsoft Aims Unified Communications at Telcos
Inquirer.net, September 28, 2007
Microsoft is eyeing telecommunications companies in the region as a major market for its soon-to-be launched unified communications software.
Veeker 2.0 Launches Simple, Quick Video and Picture Messaging Via ...
Earthtimes.org, September 27, 2007
Veeker announced today the launch of Veeker 2.0, a multimedia messaging service delivering simple and quick video and picture messaging for everyone.
Indian Hotmail Users Invited to Express Themselves
InfoWorld, September 27, 2007
Microsoft unveiled over 250 custom domain names on Thursday that will allow Indian users of Windows Live Hotmail to choose personalized e-mail addresses that reflect the name of their favorite town in India, their favorite sport, movie and sports celebrities, and even their personality.
Zipit Wireless Inc. Launches the Zipit Wireless Messenger 2
Web Services Journal, September 27, 2007
The new Zipit is a sleek portable, Wi-Fi instant messaging (IM) device that provides teens convenient access to IM without tying up, or being tied to, the family computer.
CommuniGate Upgrades Unified Communications Client
Enterprise VoIP Planet, September 26, 2007
Based on these considerations—plus the fact that Flash was inherently built to work with multimedia—CommuniGate went to work building its unified communications client "framework"—Pronto!—around Flex2.
BT Launches New Hosted IP Telephony Service
TMCnet, September 26, 2007
BT has launched a highly secure and resilient hosted IP telephony service that affords organizations significant cost savings. The service is based on the Nortel (News - Alert) Communication Server 2000 IP telephony switch and has been granted Communications Electronics Security Group (CESG) approval.
Core Security Discloses AIM Vulnerability
SC Magazine US, September 26, 2007
Millions of computers with registered copies of AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) are at risk to a variety of attacks via a vulnerability in AIM 6.1, AIM beta 6.2, AIM Pro and AIM Lite, according to researchers at Core Security.
Nortel Completes World's First Demonstration of Unified ...
CNNMoney.com, September 26, 2007
The demonstration highlights the future possibilities for wireless carriers to deliver hosted unified communications solutions to their small and medium business (SMB) and enterprise customers.
Verizon Business Announces Availability of Managed IP PBX Service ...
BourSonews, September 26, 2007
Verizon Managed IP PBX enables customers to outsource the design, implementation and management of their premises-based IP telephony systems to Verizon Business.
EQO Launches Free Mobile Messaging Services Worldwide
SourceWire (press release), September 26, 2007
EQO Communications today announced the launch of its free mobile messaging software worldwide. For the first time, EQO is offering free text and IM services in every country in the world including: India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Russia.
Interwise Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of Unified ...
SkyNewswire.com (press release), September 25, 2007
Interwise offers a fully-converged voice, web and video conferencing product that can scale to the needs of large enterprises. Expanded UC functions linking Interwise Connect, the company’s flagship conferencing product, with presence, IM and VoIP phone calls are in development.
Metrogas Chile Deploys Unified Communications Solution with Nortel ...
CNNMoney.com, September 25, 2007
With this upgrade to unified communications, Metrogas will now benefit from incorporating IP technology with desktop applications to facilitate instant collaboration among its employees that furthers productivity and efficiency.
Palo Alto Networks Application Alert: Meebo Adds File Transfer
Business Wire (press release), September 25, 2007
Palo Alto Networks’ Application Research Center (ARC) today issued an application alert on Meebo, the popular instant messaging (IM) portal which recently announced file transfer capabilities.
Microsoft & GN Launch Integrated Unified Communications Solutions
India PRwire (Press Release), September 25, 2007
GN, the global industry leader in headset solutions, announced today that it is working with Microsoft to provide unified communications solutions to customers across the region.
Global Mobile Technologies Launches Push-It Alert, the First Real ...
PR Newswire (press release), September 24, 2007
At DEMOfall 07, Global Mobile Technologies today announced the launch of Push-It Alert, an open system that is the first to deliver rich Internet content in real-time to any data-enabled mobile screen.
Report: Microsoft Plans to Invest in, not acquire, Facebook
CNet News.com, September 24, 2007
In addition to further collaboration on advertising technology, Microsoft could also get a boost in its battle with Google, if Facebook were willing to integrate into its product more of Microsoft's Windows Live services, such as its Windows Live Messenger instant-messaging or Windows Live Mail e-mail programs.
E-mail Eclipses Phone, but IM could be Trouble
Boston Globe, September 24, 2007
More than 70 percent of those surveyed said e-mail had a positive impact on their productivity, compared with 53 percent and 52 percent respectively for conventional phones and mobile telephony, Dimension Data said.
Laszlo and CounterPath Solutions Join Forces to Bring VoIP ...
Web 2.0 Journal, September 24, 2007
Laszlo Systems and CounterPath Solutions have announced a strategic relationship to bring standards-based voice communications to Laszlo Webtop, The Web 2.0 Desktop.
Prolify Launches Email Collaboration and Data Integration Solution ...
PR Newswire, September 24, 2007
Prolify enables users to assign, coordinate and track everything from ad hoc activities to
multi- department projects right from Microsoft Office Outlook(R).
MySpace Launches Free Mobile Web Service
Business Wire (press release), September 24, 2007
Fox Interactive Media (FIM), a division of News Corporation, today announced that MySpace, the world’s leading social networking platform, and several of the company’s other leading Web brands will launch a series of new, ad-supported mobile Web sites that will be completely free to users on mobile devices.
Alcatel-Lucent placed in Leaders Quadrant for enterprise Unified ...
Financial News USA (press release), September 24, 2007
Alcatel-Lucent placed in Leaders Quadrant for enterprise Unified Communications and Verizon Wireless Teams up with the New York Yankees to Combat Domestic Violence

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