Sunday, September 19, 2021

Christopher Saunders

AOL, Microsoft Kill the Messenger

Facing pressure to protect users from spam and virus attacks using the built-in Windows Messenger Service, Microsoft and America Online each are taking new steps to safeguard...

Managing IM … It’s Electrifying!

Spurred to action by guidelines issued by organizations like the National Association of Securities Dealers and the Securities and Exchange Commission, Wall Street firms have taken the...

Microsoft Goes ‘Live’ with ‘Greenwich’

It's finally here: Microsoft's long-awaited, hotly anticipated, and frequently renamed enterprise instant messaging platform/solution, Office Live Communications Server 2003. Known as "Greenwich" during development, the product...

Conversation Elevation: IM, Web Conferencing, Multimedia

Far from being an end unto itself, instant messaging is proving to be just the starting point for real-time communications in the enterprise. That's the philosophy shared by...

MSN Next to Hook Up with Reuters

Continuing its efforts to interoperate with leading public and enterprise instant messaging providers, Reuters has signed an agreement to link its IM network with Microsoft's ...

Yahoo! Closes the Door on Third-Party IM

The deadline for switching to the latest version of its instant messaging software having come and gone, Yahoo! has booted users of third-party IM clients off...

Yahoo! Blocks Third-Party IM, Considers Trillian Clone

In the wake of Microsoft's efforts to block unauthorized instant messaging clients from its .NET Messenger network, rival Yahoo! is following suit -- while also...

Microsoft Outlines Live Meeting-IM Integration

Microsoft today unveiled its new Web conferencing service, Office Live Meeting, while also outlining plans for combining the service with instant messaging. Live Meeting, a service built...

Big Blue’s New Experiments in Real-Time Communications

With established successes like Lotus Instant Messaging (formerly known as Sametime) and Lotus Notes in its product portfolio, IBM's position in the enterprise messaging and communications...

FCC to Lift AOL Video IM Ban

In a move that paves the way for America Online to launch videoconferencing and other next-generation applications of its instant messaging network, sources close to the Federal...

Bot Meets Portal

ActiveBuddy's instant messaging bots are finding their way out of the Buddy List and into the corporate portal. Bots, or interactive agents, are applications with which users interact...

AIM Enterprise Gateway Gets Makeover

Continuing efforts to make money from its instant messaging network, AOL Time Warner's America Online unit is taking the wraps off improvements to its IM enterprise...

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