Customer messaging and payments platform Podium has set up shop in Australia.
The proposed acquisition of Slack Technologies by Salesforce will not be opposed by the competition regulator the ACCC.
In what is a clever marketing ploy for the Viber messaging, voice and video calling app, its CEO is making an appeal to Australians to use its services, with Viber stating it cut all business ties with Facebook back in June 2020.
Westpac has announced new measures intended to reduce the use of online and mobile banking to send abusive messages.
An appeals court in the US has dismissed a request from the Department of Justice that it be allowed to institute an immediate ban on Apple and Google offering the WeChat app for download in their respective mobile app stores.
Designed for kids 4 years of age and up, the Tobi Robot Smartwatch is self contained, needing no phone app, but has a cool interactive robot, fun games with augmented reality, fitness features, two cameras and more - plus it tells the time!
Mobile business messaging traffic is forecast to reach 2.7 trillion this year, up from 2.5 trillion last year, driven primarily by growth in the retail sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global SMS business messaging traffic will reach 3.5 trillion messages in 2020, rising from 3.2 trillion in 2019 - representing a growth of 7%, despite the economic impacts of COVID-19, according to a new research report.
Smart watches have come of age, with the latest being a sub-$200 model called the MOVETIME Family Watch, letting parents stay in touch with 4G calls, video calls, photo sharing, messaging and GPS tracking.
Optus has introduced a digital messaging service for customers that allows them to interact with the telco via a 24/7 direct line of communication with its care teams.
Revenue opportunities for mobile operators, outside of voice, messaging and mobile data termination, will reach US$120 billion by 2024 - up from US$67 billion this year, according to a new report.
Telstra and cloud-based enterprise messaging solutions vendor Soprano Design have launched version 3.0 of Telstra’s Integrated Messaging solution.
Australian private cloud provider ITonCloud says it has become the country's first IT provider to offer the full functionality of Skype for Business, including voice, messaging and video capabilities, integrated into its virtual cloud desktop platform using Citrix.
Text messaging, rather than talking over the phone, is now preferred by many Australians, according to a new survey which found that 56% of Aussie adults avoid making phone calls, turning instead to messaging apps or even email.
Global security company Symantec has released a new solution — email threat isolation — designed to block advanced email attacks on end user devices by helping to protect users against spear phishing, credential theft, account takeover and ransomware attacks.
Online and mobile messaging solutions provider LivePerson has launched LiveEngage for Voice Assistants, billing the solution as the first conversational platform for the enterprise to deliver two key innovations for consumers.
If you're in business and want to deliver personalised yet automated customer service through Facebook Messenger and Web applications, then shipping, mailing, data and commerce experts Pitney Bowes want to send you a message.
Global revenues from Rich Communication Services messaging will exceed US$9 billion by 2022, up from an estimated $126 million in 2018.
The company behind encrypted messaging app Telegram has lost a bid in Russia's Supreme Court to prevent the state from gaining access to the encryption keys it uses.
Integration and analytics vendor Tibco is making its local and distributed messaging software available free of charge, and has introduced a new cloud-based messaging platform.
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