‘”The more things change, the more they remain the same” goes the old French saying. Today, the ongoing battle between enterprises and viruses offers a vivid example. Last year, Reuters reported that virus outbreaks cost businesses $55 billion in damages annually. While staggering, the truth is, if not for diligent work and careful planning by [...]
Archive for May, 2005
‘For Allison Pelletier, 15, and her friends, instant messaging — “IMing” — is usually harmless, meaningless conversation. But it’s conversation done in code, Portland television station WMTW reported.
Acronyms and shorthand such as “BBL” for “be back later” and “C U L8R” for “see you later” are quick and fun, but those aren’t the only reasons [...]
‘One of the major new features to MSN Messenger 7 is the “What I’m Listening To” feature that integrates with a users’ Personal Message. Thanks to some great detective work by noroom and the guys over at MSN Fanatic on some disabled items with MSN Messenger 7, I am able to tell you about some [...]
MSN Blog writes a great post answering the critiques of many that MSN Messenger 7 is bloated:
‘I’ve had countless people tell me they won’t move to MSN Messenger 7 Final and beyond because they don’t like the bloat of the new features that MSN Messenger 7 brings with it. In most cases I agree fully [...]
‘Microsoft Corp. has released an update to its enterprise instant messaging and presence servers for free, a move that makes good on its promise to interoperate with the three major IM networks.
The Redmond, Wash., software maker on Thursday shipped Service Pack 1 for its Office Live Communications Server 2005. One of its key features is [...]
On MSN Messenger 7.0.0803 from Messenger Blog:
‘This build introduces the MSN Mobile Messaging feature that utilises SMS technology to transmit short text messages to and from a mobile phone. With this feature, you can communicate with a “Mobile” friend by adding a mobile phone number to an existing contact or even if his/her mobile phone [...]
‘Texas Tech now offers a customized instant messaging service through the university’s secure network.
Kathy Austin Stalcup, director of technology support for information technology, said TTUNet Instant Messenger has been in use for about eight months through a pilot program. She said the Tech instant messenger is a form of Microsoft instant messenger that has been [...]