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Review: Nimbuzz Messenger makes staying in touch a breeze

Nimbuzz Messenger for PC offers an easy way to make voice and video calls, and to chat with friends. If only it included support for AOL's AIM, too.

Is voicemail obsolete?

Data from Vonage suggests that voicemail is yesterday's news. Newer technologies like text messaging seem to be replacing the concept of leaving a message.

'Lazy' Employees Can Fix Your Social Woes, Says Yammer CTO

Companies that struggle with social media should pay closer attention to what their workers are using at home.

iPhone SMS Bug Remains Threat

Vulnerability in iOS allows an attacker to send a text message that appears to come from a trusted source, says a security researcher.

Apple Pushes iMessage to Avoid SMS Spoof

The Apple messaging technology that enables users to avoid an SMS spoofing bug is under a patent challenge.

Apple Warns Customers to be Cautious of SMS After 'Flaw' Cited

While SMS is a relatively mature technology, in recent years it has attracted the interest of security researchers as an attack vector for smartphones.


Google's Graveyard: 15 Products Google Has Killed

Missing your favorite Google app? Here are 15 products that Google has killed or has announced plans to kill.


Exchange Instant Messages in Your Browser with IM+

My beloved Meebo Messenger is shutting down, but Shape's cross-platform IM+ service fills the void.

Use Google Voice to Send Text Messages From a Tablet

Like using GV for messaging on the desktop? You'll like its free and easy companion app as well.


Facebook Messenger Gets More Transparent

Now you can see if someone has read your text message and it's easier to tell if someone is typing and where they're located.