Canadian mobile technology company BlackBerry said it has laid off 200 workers from it Waterloo, Ont., head office as well from its manufacturing facility in Sunrise, Fla. The creator of the company’s popular Internet-based, instant messaging solution, the BlackBerry Messenger, has also left the company.
Bell is partnering with IBM to provide specialized cloud services for businesses and organizations in the public sector across Canada.
A new study released by Mindtree reveals that many companies are not investing in personalization initiatives that consumers say will increase their shopping experience.
Instant Messaging (IM) roots trace back to multi-user operating systems Multics and CTSS in the 1960s. In the 1980s, IM gained popularity in BBS culture, and many have fond memories of CompuServe’s CB simulator. Since the Internet revolution in the mid-1990s, IM has continued to evolve. Many individuals rely on it more than the telephone and corporations consider it a necessity.