• Will RIM help British police ID BlackBerry users who rioted, looted?

    Posted August 8, 2011 - 12:48 pm

    Well, this could pretty much rule out a marketing campaign touting BlackBerry as the smartphone of choice for rioters.
  • Facebook is killing your email system

    Posted November 11, 2010 - 6:42 pm

    Within five years the revolution that's going on in your living room will be complete and social networking's munge of email, chat and IM will have taken over much of the role of traditional business email, Gartner study predicts.
  • Unified Communications Promises Much, But Does It Deliver?

    Posted September 10, 2009 - 4:45 pm

    If you want to move forward with UC, early adopters have advice about planning projects and measuring returns.
  • Will Twitter kill IM?

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 10:46 am

    My Blackberry came pre-loaded with AOL Instant Messenger. I've had an account name since the late 90s. So why don't I use AIM on BlackBerry? One word: Twitter
  • The 10 Worst Microsoft Product Names of All Time

    Posted March 30, 2009 - 1:38 pm

    Some Microsoft names sound clunky; some are confusing; some are undignified or overambitious. More than any other company in technology, the Redmond powerhouse loves to change product names--often replacing one lackluster label with an equally uninspired one. Microsoft has also been known to mess up some names that are actually perfectly good, such as Windows and Word, by needlessly tampering with them. Herewith, in chronological order, are ten Microsoft names that could have been a lot better.
  • 12 ways porn has changed the Web (for good and evil)

    Posted December 22, 2008 - 3:28 pm

    The adult entertainment industry has helped shape the Internet as we know it today, even if it has also been at the forefront of a number of less savory innovations. Let's take a look at a not-entirely-dirty dozen.
  • Gen Y tech tools may not translate to the real world

    Posted October 20, 2008 - 10:41 am

    College graduates might be in for a rude awakening when they enter the workforce. Not only will the technology their companies provide be outdated compared to what they've used as consumers, they might be banned from using them in favor of dull and sometimes less efficient corporate technology. Experts say the problem could cause a rift between management and these Gen Y workerbees. Worse, it could hamper productivity as they butt heads over how best to utilize such technologies.
  • 16 e-mail and instant messaging boosters

    Posted October 13, 2008 - 1:35 pm

    These 16 great downloads will help you communicate better through e-mail and instant messaging. They'll help enhance the way you use e-mail (whether it's Web-based or handled in software on your PC), and they'll power up instant messaging chats, too. So if you want to be known as the Great Communicator, read on.
  • Cisco buys Jabber for IM

    Posted September 19, 2008 - 11:23 am

    Cisco said Friday it plans to buy IM platform vendor Jabber, a move that could heighten its battle with Microsoft over the collaboration and office communications market.
  • RIM launches free instant messenger apps for BlackBerry

    Posted September 15, 2008 - 4:36 pm

    RIM on Wednesday announced free AIM and ICQ instant messenger applications for RIM smartphones, as well as AOL Mail on BlackBerry, at the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment event in San Francisco.
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