BlackBerry considers spinoff of messaging service: report 
By Euan Rocha | Aug 28, 2013 | Comment Now 
iOS, Android service coming soon.
 
Cryptocat hole made conversations crackable 
By Darren Pauli | Jul 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Users urged to upgrade.
 
Users abandon telcos for international calls 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
VoiPing the floor with carrier revenue.
 
Skype fixes leaky instant message bug 
 
Atlassian buys HipChat IM software 
By Liam Tung | Mar 8, 2012 | Comment Now 
Aussie software firm snaps up US hosted IM suite.
 
Yahoo IM zero day patched 
By Darren Pauli | Dec 9, 2011 | Comment Now 
Status messages hijacked.
 
EU to review data protection laws 
By Liam Tung | May 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Wants to be cloud-active.
 
IEEE moves on Cerf's "Intercloud" 
By Liam Tung | Apr 6, 2011 | Comment Now 
Working on cloud portability standards.
 
Hackers target instant messaging applications 
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Security experts detect surge in malware targetting IM users.
 
Security experts emphasise social engineering risks 
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F-Secure and Sophos urge greater caution.
 
Buzz Insurance looks to the cloud for CRM 
By Munir Kotadia | Aug 24, 2009 | Comment Now 
Deal with RightNow brings chat to insurance site.
 
Internode invests $500k in Cisco telepresence units 
By Ben Grubb | Jul 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
Saves 12,000 trees, but interoperability goes begging.
 
Microsoft clamps down on IM spam 
By Phil Muncaster | Jul 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
Redmond files lawsuit against firm accused of spamming Windows Live Messenger customers.
 
MessageLabs launches IM security service 
By Phil Muncaster | Jun 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
Instant messaging security now available in the cloud.
 
Microsoft touts its open document credentials 
By David Neal | May 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has made a number of announcements today designed to boost its standing in the open document standards world.
 
Microsoft expresses outrage at secret 'Cloud Manifesto' 
By Sylvie Barak | Mar 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
Microsoft has criticised a secret 'Cloud Manifesto' penned by Amazon, Google, IBM and others, on the ground that it was not written through an "open process".
 
Phishers launch multi-platform IM attack 
By Phil Muncaster | Feb 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
Users of internet chat services such as Google Chat have been hit by a major phishing attack aimed at stealing account log-in details, security researchers have warned.
 
Skype expands per-minute access to Aussie hotspots 
By Ry Crozier | Jan 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
Aussie Mac owners can now use their Skype credit to pay for per-minute access to around 360 wireless hotspots nationwide.
 
Microsoft claims document interoperability improvements 
By David Neal | Dec 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft said that document interoperability efforts are steadily improving, and that a recent Document Interoperability Initiative (DII) event it held in Belgium has ...
 
Committee to ensure ODF apps conform to standard 
By Rosalie Marshall | Nov 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (Oasis), which fights for open standards for information, has formed a new committee to advance the ...
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