Atlassian buys HipChat IM software 
By Liam Tung | Mar 8, 2012 | Comment Now 
Aussie software firm snaps up US hosted IM suite.
RIM asks developers to embed BBM chat 
By Alastair Sharp | Jul 29, 2011 | Comment Now 
Seeks integration in third-party apps.
Facebook launches video chat with Skype 
By Alexei Oreskovic | Jul 7, 2011 | Comment Now 
Turns up the heat on battle with Google.
Opinion: Google+ lacks integration, API 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 1, 2011 | Comment Now 
Twitter, Facebook and Buzz went into a bar...
VoIP in Chrome hits early milestone 
By Liam Tung | Jun 22, 2011 | Comment Now 
Google open source project to spawn Skype-like web apps.
Facebook flaw exposes private information 
By Dan Worth | May 6, 2010 | Comment Now 
Social site admits to privacy settings 'bug'. wants a chat 
By Rosalie Marshall | Aug 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
Trials instant online communications
Suncorp embarks on teleworking pilot 
By Ry Crozier | Sep 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
Suncorp is said to be trialling teleworking at its 1,000 seat contact centre on the back of increased interest in ‘virtual’ business models.
Cyber-crooks target chat platforms 
By Clement James | Jan 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
More than 1,000 unique threat incidents were reported over instant messaging, P2P and chat vectors in 2007, according to research from FaceTime Communications..
Symantec fixes Norton chat hole 
By Dan Kaplan | Mar 3, 2006 | Comment Now 
Symantec has fixed a vulnerability in its Norton security products allowing hackers to type in a simple code word to knock users out of online chat rooms.
Police to guard chat rooms 
By Dan Ilett | Jun 9, 2004 | Comment Now 
British police are teaming up with international counterparts to spy on internet chat rooms to stop paedophiles grooming children online.
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