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Microsoft Targeting End-of-year For Skype Demise?

Making a PC-to-phone call from one’s PC will be integrated into MSN Messenger by year’s end.

MSN Purchases VoIP Capabilities

There are a number of ways to inform the public of your business. Two of the more popular ways being used by Internet-related companies deals with either a large online and offline marketing campaign, which is usually astronomically expensive. The second, and seemingly more preferred method uses more of a viral approach.

Microsoft Chats Up MSN Messenger

Version 7.5 of MSN Messenger quietly debuted recently, with support for text, voice, and video chat.

Yahoo Messenger Calls On Voice Feature
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A few updates to the Sunnyvale company’s messenger client adds support for voice calls and other features.

Microsoft Messenger For Mac: New & Improved

The Redmond based software monolith, Microsoft, announced they are expanding their MAC instant messaging software. The new tab viewing display will allow users to access both corporate and personal Messenger accounts and set a unique status for each user.

MSNBC.com Adding Video To MSN Messenger

The online presence for the MSNBC cable channel drew nearly 23.8 million visitors in June.

The Onslaught Begins: Yahoo and MSN Messenger Begin the Assault on Skype!

Many of you have probably already read some of the many articles about the latest release of Yahoo messenger which incorporates VoIP..

An Inside Look At Yahoo! Messenger

I attended a pre-launch briefing for the new Yahoo Messenger. I have to hand it to the folks at Yahoo for having people like me …

Instan-t Messenger 4.5 With New Video Chat Powered by Macromedia

Interactive Networks Inc., announces the latest release of Instan-t 4.5 freeware, a mayor update to the public instant messaging service it offers. New features include voice and video chat compatible with AOL, MSN, ICQ & Yahoo Messengers.

Microsoft Issues A Number Of Security Updates

A day after the SP2 block expired, Microsoft released a number of updates addressing security issues affecting Windows, Office, Messenger, and Exchange. Of the eight updates (five for Windows), five are considered to be critical.

More Skype and more MSN

Internet phone service provider Skype has released a new update to version 1.2 of its desktop application for Windows.

MSN Messenger Features Video, Voice, Personalization Breakthroughs

MSN has begun rolling out the latest versions of MSN Messenger and MSN Spaces in markets around the world.

Launch Of MSN Messenger 7.0, Spaces Presents Advertising Opportunities

With new or improved web communication properties comes new advertising potential. At least, that’s the way Microsoft is approaching yesterday’s launch of MSN Spaces and the release of MSN Messenger 7.0.

MSN Officially Launches MSN Messenger 7.0 And MSN Spaces

Today, Microsoft raised the curtain on two services, the first being an update to the popular MSN Messenger, which has been updated to 7.0.

Yahoo Messenger Phishing Target

A Yahoo spokesperson has confirmed that Yahoo Messenger is the target of a phishing attack.

Yahoo Messenger for BlackBerry

Yahoo and Research In Motion (RIM) announced a new relationship to provide Yahoo Messenger service to BlackBerry users around the world.

AOL’s TOS Change Sparks PR Crisis
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UPDATE: AOL PR is listening and they chime in via comments to this post. Click the link below to read their comments.

MSN Messenger Targeted By Malicious Worms

Microsoft’s MSN Messenger is the latest in a long line of applications to be targeted by virus writers.

MSN Messenger Faces Bropia Worm Threat

A variant of the Bropia worm is targeting MSN Messenger, disguising itself as photo of a roasted chicken with a bikini tan line.

BlowSearch Launches Secured Unified Messenger

BlowSearch, a leading provider of Internet search tools, has launched the BlowSearch Secured Messenger, a Windows-based messaging program that encrypts information for secure online conversations.

Bropia Worm Uses MSN Messenger

A mischievous worm has been making the rounds, with help, in part, from Microsoft’s instant messenger client. Called the Bropia worm, the virus uses MSN Messenger buddy lists to propagate itself.