SIP Not Plug-and-Play

The SIP market is developing more slowly than people thought. A major reason is that there’s poor interoperability between different products. For example, many people are trying to implement an IP PBX. Then they want to make SIP phones and soft phones such as X-Lite work together. It’s not plain sailing, and today customers end […]... read more »

Four steps to battling botnets

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QuickStudy: Botnets

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High Availability Not the Same as Disaster Recovery

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Mobileplay Launches eXpress It! Social Networking Service for Cell Phone Users

Mobileplay launched eXpress It!, its social networking service for cell phone users. Allows users to create and share personal mobile web pages as easily as sending an email. Available immediately.... read more »

More Evidence of US as Malware Capital

Article discussing how new research supports the growing perception that the United States is producing greater volumes of malware code than any other region of the planet.... read more »

Smith Micro Announces Launch of QuickLink Media – An Intuitive, All-In-One Multimedia Manager For Mobile Phones

Smith Micro Software announced QuickLink Media, its PC-based multimedia manager for mobile devices. Manages music, photos and videos to simplify sending content to a mobile device.... read more »

VeriSign Announces Quarterly North America Mobile Messaging Index

VeriSign announced the North America Mobile Messaging Index, its quarterly report that will provide key statistics detailing the growth and user trends pertaining to all categories of mobile messaging in North America. Based upon trends VeriSign has already witnessed this quarter, the report is expected to show that the overall volume of messages is increasing more than two-fold year over year, as a broader base of the population embraces the convenience of messaging. Available April 2007.... read more »

Smith Micro Previews StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition At CTIA Wireless 2007

Smith Micro Software announced StuffIt Wireless Windows Mobile Edition, its compression utility for Windows Mobile 5.0 Smart Phones and PDAs. Key features: ability to compress JPEG images 20 to 30 percent, compress and send images via email or FTP from an internet enabled device, compress multiple images into a single archive, among others. Available 2Q2007.... read more »

LogicaCMG warns documents sent by traditional methods are not secure

LogicaCMG released the results of a survey on the security of traditional mail methods vs. secure email. Concludes that secure, encrypted email is the safest method of communicating confidential information with minimal risks, cost or measurable environmental impact. ... read more »

Agnitum unleashes new Spam Terrier

Agnitum released Spam Terrier, its anti-spam solution for Outlook and Outlook Express. Key features: built-in heuristics-based anti-spam tools, and self-training, among others. Available immediately. ... read more »

Openwave Mobile Widget Solution to Drive Increased Personalization and Service Adoption

Openwave Systems announced Openwave Mobile Widget, its solution that allows mobile widgets to be integrated directly into the mobile device’s idle screen and run on diverse mobile platforms. Key features: includes optional, customizable components which facilitate access to Internet-based services, including search, sports, stocks, weather, RSS reader, quick launch bar, widget manager and theme manager; each component can be integrated with the device’s idle screen and can be pushed or pulled onto devices by either the mobile operator or the consumer; and includes the Openwave Mobile AJAX Software SDK; among others.... read more »

Motorola Unveils New Framework to Support Location-Enabled Services

Motorola announced Location Services Framework, its platform designed to support location-enabled applications and services on Motorola devices. Links location-enabled services to other applications and tools on mobile devices and facilitates actionable connections between content and the locations associated with them. The framework will be optimized for Motorola’s Linux+Java handset platform, and will be integrated into other core product platforms supported by Motorola.... read more »

AOL Announces Updates to AIM Service

AOL announced an updated version of AOL Web Mail, version 6.1 of AIM and AOL Toolbar 5.0. AOL Web Mail will include expanded integration of the AIM service that will enable users to access AIM and their Buddy List feature, and conduct AIM conversations without leaving the web mail experience. AIM key enhancements: Windows Vista support, allow mobile users to send either an offline IM or an SMS message when a buddy logs off of AIM and restrict those who can send an IM to their cell phone, and buddy list docking, among others. AOL Toolbar 5.0 provides an opt-in AIM feature that lets users open a new instant message window or preview their email right from the toolbar on their Internet Explorer browser.... read more »

The Benchmark Internet Group Launches Bulk Email Dedicated Server Program

Benchmark Internet Group launched Bulk Email Dedicated Server Program, its email service for permission-based, high-volume email senders. Gives clients their own IP address and server space and helps them foster goodwill with ISPs. Available immediately.... read more »

IFModules Business Email Solutions Produces Email Management Blog

IFModules launched www.emailmanagement.blogspot.com, its email management blog. Provide users with tips and tricks on how to use the eMail Manager application as well as being a source for finding links to related blogs and important news on managing email and other information on the web.... read more »

The future of GroupWise

Article discussing the future of GroupWise with Novell’s primary interest appearing to be SUSE Linux and a variety of other products and technologies, not GroupWise.... read more »

RIM Opens New BlackBerry API’s to Support Growth in Mobile Applications

RIM announced it is adding additional APIs to the BlackBerry Java Development Environment to enable the next wave in mobile application development. New APIs: mobile multi-media API for Java allowing developers to embed custom audio and video content into applications, camera APIs that allow developers to invoke the camera application and access pictures taken with the camera, and XML and web Services support, among others.... read more »

O3SIS Opens Push Mail to Broad Consumer Market with Support for Virtually Any Mobile Device

O3SIS released Multi Channel Push Mail, its consumer-oriented push mail solution. Key features: support for multiple client technologies, including MMS, OMA-DS, OMA-EMN, P-IMAP, POP3, and IMAP4, no client software to install, and server automatically configures a new user’s phone over the mobile network, among others. Available immediately.... read more »