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News Buzz (Updated January 18, 2008)

Eventure releases Communicator Plus! Beta - Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 Add-in
Eventure Technologies [Announcement]
Eventure Technologies, today announced the release of Communicator Plus! Beta - Add-in for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, especially designed to ease client side archiving and adding capabilities like Quick Text, Auto-Responder, Custom Alerts, Desktop Contacts, Event Logging etc...  
Yahoo Says It Will Support Open ID 2.0
SDA India Magazine, January 18, 2008
In one of the most significant moves yet in the growing push toward service interoperability on the Web, Yahoo announced that it is supporting the OpenID 2.0 standard for a universal Internet login.
LIVECHAT Software SA Joins HostSearch.com’s Value Added Service to ...
HostSearch.com, January 18, 2008
The company offers a range of communication software based on the use of instant messaging protocols.
IBM Gearing up to tie together Collaboration Pieces
NetworkWorld.com, January 17, 2008
Experts say IBM's challenge will be not only to educate and entice Notes users but also to clarify its strategy in order to win over users beyond its traditional Notes user base now pegged at 135 million.
Avistar Adds Desktop Videoconferencing to IBM Lotus Sametime for ...
CNNMoney.com, January 17, 2008
Avistar Communications Corporation, has announced that Colgate-Palmolive Company, a multinational consumer products company, will deploy its desktop videoconferencing technology integrated with Lotus Sametime.
What is a Greynet?
Help Net Security, January 17, 2008
Internet communications have evolved from point-to-point, asynchronous channels like email to real-time, presence-oriented communications like IM, P2P file sharing, Skype, and web conferencing.
Nortel Takes the Risk and Complexity out of Unified Communications
CNNMoney.com, January 17, 2008
Nortel is broadening its global UC 1-2-3 program to include four new application-based starter kits that allow businesses of all types to easily migrate to a unified communications solution with several low-risk, low-cost options.
Avistar Lands Seven New Patents, Strengthens UC Technology Portfolio
TMCnet, January 17, 2008
Specifically relating to technology for video communications, VoIP and instant messaging, these patents will recognize and protect broad claims in areas of real-time communications over the wide area networks that are fundamental to unified communications (UC).
IBM Lotus Sametime Chat Window Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
FrSIRT, January 17, 2008
A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Lotus Sametime, which could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary scripting code.
AVG releases second beta edition of AVG 8.0
Computerworld Australia, January 17, 2008
AVG 8.0 offers a completely new multi-threaded scanning engine that combines anti-virus and anti-spyware while retaining the product’s signature small footprint and scanning efficiency.  
AOL Launches Real-Time Instant Messaging Targeted to Deaf and Hard ...
All American Patriots (press release), January 16, 2008
AOL today announced it is now testing the first real-time instant messaging (IM) feature targeted to deaf and hard of hearing users that also offers a natural flowing IM experience for everyone.
Jabber Gets Win At USMC
techrockies.com, January 16, 2008
Denver, Colorado-based instant messaging software firm Jabber Inc. said today that the firm's software hs been selected by the U.S. Marine corps.
Unified Communications Featured Article
TMC Net, January 16, 2008
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (News - Alert) shows that the unified messaging and communications market in South Africa offers significant potential for growth.
How Companies can determine policies for Instant Messaging
San Francisco Chronicle, January 16, 2008
Instant messaging has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a chat tool. It's now considered a full-featured business application.
Tokiva Launches Open Mobile Communications Platform
PR Newswire UK (press release), January 15, 2008
Today Tokiva announced the public beta launch of its Mobile Communications Platform that provides open and cost effective voice, messaging, and sharing services on Mobile, Web, and Instant Messaging systems.
IM Watch: New AIM Shows What You're Typing in Real-Time
Instant Messaging Planet, January 15, 2008
AOL has released the first AIM 6.8 Beta build, which includes new Real-Time IM feature (RTIM). This feature lets you and the person you are chatting with see what is being typed in real-time, as it is being typed.
PistolStar to Roll Out Strong Authentication Capabilities With ...
Earthtimes, January 15, 2008
Lotusphere 2008 attendees will be among the first to preview the release of PistolStar's Web Set Password 8, which the Company will exhibit at booth #627.
VOIP goes Open Source
ITWeb, January 15, 2008
Broadcom and Trolltech have formed a partnership to create a multimedia voice over IP (VOIP) development platform based on Linux, reports InformationWeek.
''Practice Makes Perfect:'' Clarus Systems Transforms IP Telephony ...
Business Wire (press release), January 15, 2008
The adoption of these strategies can enable the successful execution and completion of CUCM Deployment projects based on a hybrid approach that bridges Cisco’s PDIOO methodology with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) standards.
IT debuts new PRONTO Instant Messaging System
Current, January 15, 2008
MyGateway will be receiving new features, including PRONTO, a social networking tool that Marcel Bechtoldt, system administrator for Technology Services, said is "for the college community that integrates with course management tools like MyGateway.
CallWave Launches Premium Virtual Voicemail Suite for Mobile ...
TMC Net, January 14, 2008
CallWave, Inc. today announced the nationwide availability of CallWave Virtual Voicemail, a suite of premium mobile communications services on the CallWave Mobile Platform.
IBM Expanding Jazz ALM Access
InfoWorld, January 14, 2008
IBM is moving forward with its Jazz application lifecycle management platform Monday, expanding access to the Jazz.net community and touting Project Bluegrass, which seeks a virtual world for developer collaboration.
Trying to Fine-Tune Yahoo
New York Times, January 14, 2008
Analysts have been waiting for changes at Yahoo, and they have questioned whether Mr. Yang can lead Yahoo’s transformation quickly enough before competitors gain more ground and before investors become restless.

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