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Encrypted messaging app aims to hide metadata

Researchers are working on an instant messaging application that will obscure metadata and other information generated through IM conversations between...

July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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BlackBerry trying four ways to cash in on BBM

BlackBerry Ltd. has four new plans to make some money from BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), its flagship instant messaging platform. And while...

March 25th, 2014 Candice So

RIM may allow India to monitor instant messenger service

RIM may allow India to monitor instant messenger service

Research In Motion Inc. has offered India some access to BlackBerry instant messages, according to media reports citing government officials....

August 17th, 2010 John Ribeiro

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter boost regulatory woes

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter boost regulatory woes

Popular social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, are causing a stir in the financial services community as...

May 10th, 2010 Lucas Mearian

IBM social tools not meant to replace IM, Twitter

IBM social tools not meant to replace IM, Twitter

ORLANDO—IBM Corp. doesn’t expect that its collaboration software offerings will outright replace popular user-driven social networking tools like instant messaging and Twitter,...

January 19th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

E-mail overload (or status emailicus)

E-mail overload (or status emailicus)

My day is spent running meetings -- staff meetings, steering committee meetings and meetings of various kinds of national/regional/local governance...

December 17th, 2009 John D. Halamka

E-mail to become extinct in 10 years?

E-mail to become extinct in 10 years?

Email could die-out in the next ten years in favour of instant messaging, says TalkTalk. According to research by the...

November 17th, 2009 Carrie-Ann Skinner

Instant messaging accelerates data theft

Instant messaging accelerates data theft

One of the more sophisticated pieces of malware in circulation has been given an upgrade that lets cybercriminals act even...

September 2nd, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Chalk up another purchase for RIM

Chalk up another purchase for RIM

In an effort to own more of its core business apps, Research In Motion Ltd. has purchased Vancouver-based Chalk Media...

December 10th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo