Network equipment giant buys "open standards" messaging company, not mentioning the open-source factor. Terms of the deal, likely a small purchase for Cisco, are undisclosed.
After launching with few features and very little developer support, the social network's internal IM client is already announcing future upgrades.
If you want to keep in touch with all your friends and coworkers, you don't have to jump around from one service to another.
My daily routine is fairly consistent: bike to a coffee shop, grab an americano, log on to the CNET CMS, open Messages, and begin story research. Today, Messages did not function properly.
Apple's end of its beta program means Lion users will have to upgrade to continue using the service.
Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."
The new app links together multiple devices so users can search and access files without sticking them in the cloud first.
Natasha discusses all the latest iPhone 5 rumours in this week's Phone News video.
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