RIM To Add Enterprise IM Software
Apr 19, 2005, 1:40 PM by (staff)
RIM has inked deals with Microsoft, Novell and IBM to enable communication between their enterprise IM clients for the PC and Blackberry devices. Microsoft and RIM are working on a client for Microsoft's Office Live Communication Server that includes secure IM. A client should be available by the end of the year. RIM is working with IBM to develop a Lotus Instant Messaging client that would combine presence features from the IM platform with additional features from Web Conferencing. RIM is also working with Novell to create a client for the Novell GoupWise Messenger to complete support for all corporate messaging systems.
Google to Strip SMS from Hangouts May 22
Google today outlined a number of changes to its various messaging services, including a dramatic shift for Hangouts. Starting May 22, Google Hangouts will no longer support SMS for text messaging between phones.
Microsoft Outs New Office Apps for iPhone, iPad, Androids
Microsoft today announced a major expansion of its core Office productivity suite across mobile devices. Microsoft is replacing the limited Office app for the iPhone with three brand new apps, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Apple Joins Forces with IBM to Bring iOS To Enterprise
Apple and IBM today announced a partnership that will see more business-oriented apps developed for iOS, and IBM selling iPhones and iPads directly to its large corporate customers. The two companies will jointly develop the apps, of which there will be about 100, targeted as various industries.
NextBit Offering Web Client Beta
Nextbit today said owners of the Robin smartphone can test a web-based client for accessing files that have been moved off the phone and stored in the cloud. The client lets people log into their Nextbit account from a computer and view photos and other content.
Not fooling around