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Partners with Accenture for major system shake-up.
 
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iOS, Android service coming soon.
 
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Users urged to upgrade.
 
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VoiPing the floor with carrier revenue.
 
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EU to review data protection laws 
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Wants to be cloud-active.
 
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Buzz Insurance looks to the cloud for CRM 
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Deal with RightNow brings chat to insurance site.
 
Internode invests $500k in Cisco telepresence units 
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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 
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Microsoft expresses outrage at secret 'Cloud Manifesto' 
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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 
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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 
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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 
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Microsoft said that document interoperability efforts are steadily improving, and that a recent Document Interoperability Initiative (DII) event it held in Belgium has ...
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