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News Buzz (Updated April 4, 2008)

Twitter system takes Messaging to the masses
TheNewsTribune.com, April 4, 2008
Twitter, however, is text messaging – or “tweeting” – to the masses. A single tweet goes to anyone on a preapproved friends list, which can number in the thousands.
BitWine Detaches Itself from Skype, Pursues Partnership Strategy
TechCrunch, April 3, 2008
The company has since realized that not everyone in its target market, the United States, has installed Skype or even owns a microphone. So it has taken steps to liberate itself from Skype while still providing the Skype plugin as an option.
Colibria supports Emerging Markets with Instant Messaging client ...
Developing Telecoms (press release), April 3, 2008
Colibria, the leading new generation provider of mobile instant messaging (MIM) and Presence-enabled solutions, recently announced availability of its Colibria Lite client to support low cost Java based handset growth in emerging markets...
Paltel launches Carrier-Class VoIP Service
ITP.net, April 3, 2008
The carrier-class service has been made possible through Paltel’s agreement with telecom and network specialist Nortel, to supply technology that supports international VoIP and hosted SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) services.
Nortel Steps Up Collaboration on Unified Communications for SMBs
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung), April 3, 2008
Nortel is accelerating the development of unifiedcommunications solutions for small to medium businesses (SMB) byadding its IP telephony application to IBM's new generation of PowerSystems processors.
Rumors hint of Google eyeing Expedia, Skype acquisition?
TechSpot, April 2, 2008
It would definitely pose a challenge to create further value on the well established travel business, but that's not the only rumor surrounding the search giant.
iSkoot, Skype launch 3 Skypephone
CIOL, April 2, 2008
US-based iSkoot, enabler of mobile Internet voice and chat services has announced a partnership with Skype, to launch 3 Skypephone, the first ever mass-market Skype-enabled mobile handset.
New Avaya intelligent Customer Service Solutions enhance cost ...
AME Info (press release), April 2, 2008
Avaya, a global leader in business communications applications, systems and services, have announced the launch of its new contact center solutions.
OpenReferent - a New Open Source Challenge to Microsoft Desktop ...
PR Web (press release), April 2, 2008
VDEL, a Services Distribution company headquartered in Vienna, Austria, announced general availability of the OpenReferent Desktop Solution based on IBM Lotus Software and the Red Hat linux platform.
3Com Trims UC Price For SMBs
VoIP News Australia, April 2, 2008
VCX Connect also provides company, departmental and personal auto attendant features and supports mobility so users and administrators can access the Web-based telephony application from any location.
AOL Launches AOL MyMobile All-In-One Application for Wireless Devices
Business Wire (press release), April 1, 2008
AOL today announced the availability of a beta version of AOL MyMobile, a new application designed to give users easy access to popular AOL services through their mobile devices.
Enterprise Application Vendors to add presence and unified ...
Unified Communications News, April 1, 2008
Enterprise application vendors are poised to add unified communications capabilities such as presence to their products this year.
SMBs Can Get WebMessenger IM/VoIP Integration Directly
VoIP-News, March 31, 2008
The announcement introduced a new product that integrates WebMessenger's mobile IM (instant messaging) platform with BroadWorks.
Small Businesses Succeed With Avaya: Independent Report from ...
SourceWire (press release), March 31, 2008
The Unified Communications (UC) report from Canalys[1] represents lines shipped to small businesses in 2007. Canalys specialises in delivering market data, analysis and advice to the world’s leading technology vendors.
UCStrategies.com Announces Fixed Mobile Convergence White Paper ...
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), March 31, 2008
UCStrategies.com announced the availability of a new white paper titled Fixed Mobile Convergence Options for the Enterprise, by Michael F. Finneran of dBrn Associates, Inc., one of the leading analysts in wireless.
IBM pumps its Unified Comms Strategy
Techworld.com, March 31, 2008
In a follow-up interview, we learned how IBM will invest up to $1 billion to help meet the changing business communications requirements.
Vivaty offers Instant Messaging in 3D for any web site
The Industry Standard, March 30, 2008
Presumably it also lets you chat with your friends across IM protocols such as AIM and Yahoo Messenger, like what you can already do on large online IM services like Meebo and eBuddy.
Why enterprise IM?
Information World Review, March 30, 2008
Facebook, that Web 2.0 phenomenon and favourite web site of the socially inept and the self obsessed, recently announced that it will launch a new instant messaging service for its users.

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