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Displaying items by tag: Instant messaging

Instant messaging service Snapchat has started testing a feature, known as Spotlight Replies, to allow comments on the app's Spotlight feature, the company says.

Published in Apps

Communications and collaboration software market spending in Australia is forecast to grow 20% year-on-year in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 crisis, bucking the trend of a decline in spending on most of the country’s ICT solutions.

Published in Business Software

Global instant messaging users are forecast to reach reach 4.3 billion in 2020, rising from 3.9 billion in 2019, according to a new research report.

Published in Market

Satellite communications provider Sky and Space Global has completed the critical design review of the Pearls satellite, which now allows immediate assembly and integration of its nanosatellite network.

Published in Space

New Zealand telco Spark is offering Spark Cloud Phone powered by Broadsoft’s BroadCloud calling platform to small and medium businesses throughout New Zealand.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Indonesia has moved to limit access to the messaging app Telegram and also threatened a complete ban on the use of the app in the country.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australian mobile engagement company Tuned Global, which uses music as key content, has inked an agreement with Japan’s leading music streaming service Line Music, to beef up its music catalogue in a short timeframe.

Published in Apps

ChatSim Unlimited has arrived nearly a year after the original ChatSim was introduced, billed as ‘the solution to your roaming problems’ for all instant messaging apps.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

New research says 438 billion messages will be sent per day by 2019 for a total of 160 trillion messages per annum up from 94.2 trillion per year in 2015.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ChatSim, a Zeromobile start-up, has become an independent company with Angelsim acquiring a share, selling over 100,000 SIMs in months and targeting 1 million SIMs by 2016.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 02 December 2013 06:08

WhatsApp now ahead of Facebook messaging

Facebook is still booming, but comparative newcomer WhatsApp is now the instant messaging leader, according to new research.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:26

BBM comes to iOS, Android in fruity move

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has shocked the smartphone world, announcing instant messaging system BBM would be coming to iPhone and Android users, for free.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 03 May 2013 08:41

Podio gains instant messaging, video chat

Podio, the cloud-based collaboration system from Citrix, is being extended with the addition of instant messaging and video and audio chat facilities.

Published in Cloud Services
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 18:26

Good Technology adds secure IM and doc sharing

Good Technology has expanded its portfolio of secure mobile collaboration products with Good Connect, a secure instant messaging application, and Good Share - an application that enables users of mobile devices to store documents in the corporate data centre, behind the firewall, and share those with others.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 12:21

Mobile instant messaging under threat

Mobile carriers are being advised to put their hands deeper into your pockets by setting up their own instant messaging service.

Published in Core Dump

Microsoft has patched a critical vulnerability in the Remote Desktop Protocol that could allow remote code execution. This issue calls for urgent attention, with a security expert describing it as a worm vector.

Published in Security

Ascensio System SIA adds CRM module to TeamLab, providing users with a range of possibilities on customer relationship management.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011 18:41

Mobile connectivity on fast growth path

Smartphone users are increasingly using their phones for instant messaging and accessing social networks, with a 60 percent growth in connection to the Internet from mobile phones in just 12 months by users worldwide.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 12:40

Australia on Yimfoca malware hit list

A security vendor has warned that Australia is on the list of countries specifically targeted by the latest variants of the Yimfoca malware.

Published in Security

Skype 5.0 for Windows arrived last month, but Mac users are still on version 2.8. Good news: Skype 5.0 for Mac is now in beta. Bad news: you may not like some of the changes.

Published in Software




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