SMS Spam–A Sample (2004)

Outside North America, cellphone users make heavy use of texting. It’s like a very simple form of email. Spam’s quite rare, because senders are usually charged a few cents for each text. A typical user receives two or three a year. By way of illustration, here’s one I received a month ago: From: Winner Date: […]... read more »

PalmSource to Extend Leadership in Phone Software with Acquisition of China MobileSoft

PalmSource announced an agreement for the acquisition of China MobileSoft Limited (CMS), a Chinese mobile phone software company. PalmSource will issue approximately 1,570,000 shares of PalmSource common stock in exchange for the outstanding equity and rights to acquire equity in CMS. The transaction anticipated to close by February, 2005. read more »

TippingPoint and Symantec Collaborate to Provide Integrated Security to End Users

TippingPoint announced that security information from its UnityOne Intrusion Prevention Systems integrates with the Symantec Security Management System (SSMS), which correlates information across multiple security devices for reduced research and remediation time. read more »

Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g Provides First Integrated Software for Real-Time Collaboration and Content Management

Oracle announced Oracle Collaboration Suite 10g, its suite of collaboration services. Key enhancements: addition of presence awareness, IM and voice functionality to web conferencing capabilities; enable collaboration to be embedded into business application portals; and Oracle Files 10g content management, among others. read more »