The XMPP Standards Foundation on Monday marked the first day that a large number of XMPP services will require encrypted connections by default.
You'll no longer have to switch between individual instant messages and text messages.
Skype knows it needs to do better with mobile, and it's starting with the basics: speedier run times and syncing that's less clunky as you move among devices.
A new online collaboration service combines group chat, content sharing, and calendaring
Citrix has added instant messaging to its Podio enterprise collaboration product so that employees can engage in one-to-one and group text chats while they work on tasks and projects.
Apple will challenge a November 2012 jury verdict that awarded $368 million in damages to Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX, a filing with U.S. regulators showed.
Apple's iMessage and Facetime messaging systems have been hit with a glitch that has taken the services offline for several hours.
Forget boring old smileys. This site lets you pepper your chats with bullet holes, Bob Marley, cute quotes, and lots more.
Telecommuting sounds like a dream come true, but it takes effort to stay productive and motivated. Here's how to work from home the right way.