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Cisco attacks Microsoft's Lync service

Cisco declared war on Microsoft's unified communications platform, calling it incomplete.

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Skype launches limited video messaging trial

Skype soft-launched a video messaging service on Friday that allows its subscribers to deliver recorded clips to Skype contacts for playback when they come online.

802.11n Wi-Fi Routers: Tested to the Nth degree

We benchmark five of the best 802.11n routers available today. Don't you dare upgrade your Wi-Fi without first reading our results.

Groups raise questions about privacy on Skype

Skype owner Microsoft should release information about how much user data it gives to third parties, including government agencies, several organizations and individuals said in a letter to company officials.

Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

If you are using Skype for business, it is important to be able to refer back to your previous instant messaging conversations and SMS messages. Advansys RecollX makes light work of this by providing an easy-to-use searchable archive which plugs directly into your Skype app.

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BBM brings Wi-Fi calling to BlackBerry phones

RIM is rolling out BBM Voice, which allows phones running BlackBerry 6 OS or newer versions to chat over Wi-Fi with other subscribers.

Ekiga 4.0 offers a fresh, open source Skype alternative

A brand-new user interface tops the list of major new features in this latest release.

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RingCentral's new SMS feature keeps your number private

RingCentral's cloud business phone service will enable SMS texting to and from a business number--even on personal mobile devices.

Scam calls via Skype are declining, Microsoft reports

Skype has been battling wily adversaries who are abusing the Internet calling application to direct people to scam websites, but the Microsoft-owned service says the sham calls are decreasing.

Five reasons Microsoft Lync 2013 matters

Lync 2013 has some new tricks up its sleeve that make it a great communication and collaboration tool for businesses.