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Australian shoppers want real-time interaction with brands
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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retail
Twilio’s survey shows lagging adoption in conversational messaging, an untapped opportunity for brands in the Australian market.
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Zoom expands its platform by adding Zoom Team Chat feature
Wed, 14th Sep 2022
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contact centre
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wfh
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uc
Chat technology helps dispersed teams consolidate workflows, gain efficiencies, and enable people to work better together.
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Kaspersky uncovers malicious version of Whatsapp mod
Thu, 26th Aug 2021
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application security
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cybersecurity
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kaspersky
Malicious FMWhatsapp mod discovered spreading Triada mobile Trojan, leaving users vulnerable to illegal activity.
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Why Laminar Communications is all-a-chatter about messaging app LamChat
Thu, 29th Apr 2021
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apm
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app development
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low-code
Brisbane-based IT company, Laminar Communications, has developed LamChat, a free messaging system and app that prioritizes privacy and security.
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Messaging app used to control and distribute malware
Mon, 26th Apr 2021
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malware
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cybersecurity
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cios
Hackers are using instant messaging app Telegram for remote control and distribution of malware, according to Check Point Research.
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When good tech goes bad - the challenge of complexity
Fri, 9th Nov 2018
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im
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simplify work
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system complexity
Beautiful system tapestries have created confusing labyrinths that people have to navigate just to get their job done, wasting time and energy.
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NHS staff breaking data security policies every day with WhatsApp
Wed, 14th Mar 2018
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cybersecurity
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slack
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cios
The 'unsustainable' issue of NHS staff using consumer instant messaging services is actually much bigger than has been previously reported.
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Orcon to unveil instant messaging service
Wed, 19th Jun 2013
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orcon
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messaging
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Orcon is set to revolutionise how Kiwis communicate, launching an instant messaging service to rival the likes of Whatsapp and iMessage.
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Twenty years of texting for avid Kiwis
Thu, 6th Dec 2012
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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telecommunications
New Zealanders continue sending test messages despite a global decline.
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Presence is the new dial tone
Wed, 10th Oct 2012
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voip
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uc
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contact centre
Communications has traditionally been about a device with numeric identity; for many people there were multiple devices and numbers to consider.
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I want an iPhone
Wed, 1st Dec 2010
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cloud services
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smartphones
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apple
Going to work is like going back in time for a large proportion of Gen Y and Baby Boomer employees. Brett Hodgson, Managing Director, Unisys New Zealand discusses the benefits to be gained in deploying the latest and greatest technologies.
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New threats need new defences
Wed, 1st Sep 2010
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malware
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
Anti-virus software alone is not enough to protect against today’s sophisticated online threats.
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The perfect storm for teleworking
Sun, 1st Feb 2009
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it training
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us
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productivity
Now is the time to do what you’ve talked about for ages – take a look at your unsustainable travel policies and do the sums.
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Creating a flexible work environment
Thu, 1st Jan 2009
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voip
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uc
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contact centre
Unified communications technology is providing a new, flexible working environment and helping achieve work-life balance.