The IETF, or the Internet Engineering Task Force, has recently made a breakthrough in their research on geographic linking. Now, the first question that you may ask is, “How will ‘geographic linking’ apply to my everyday life?”. However, let’s start with what exactly geographic linkingRead More
Pundits will probably look back on 2003 — at best — as a year of very conservative growth for the instant messaging industry.
But those in the trenches this year deserve a good deal of congratulations. Despite long sales cycles and continued strain on IT
Eventually, cooperation and well-meaning openness can cost a company. After a long time of allowing third party IM systems to integrate with its IM software, Yahoo is closing the door on third-party IM systems within its network, while at the same time, considering a Trillian-styleRead More
In spite of the hard-core technical and Internet-centric ethos typically associated with the Linux community, the open-source OS isn’t known for having particularly good instant messaging clients.
That could be changing, however. As Linux is steadily winning favor in the workplace, a crowd of up-and-coming
America Online has asked the Federal Communications Commission to drop a two-year-old restriction on the media conglomerate’s development of broadband-based video instant messaging and other advanced services.
While signing off on the America Online-Time Warner merger in 2001, the FCC had decided that the combined