All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Windows Live Messenger’

Windows Live Messenger Users Should Start Preparing For Skype Assimilation

Microsoft announced last month that Messenger would be merging into Skype on March 15. That’s not exactly the case anymore as Microsoft has extended the deadline by a month. That being said, Microsoft really thinks you should start moving to Skype now. In a post on the Skype Big Blog today, Microsoft says that it will start to upgrade Messenger …

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You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype

Beginning late last year, Microsoft started to merge its legacy Messenger service into Skype. It didn’t make sense for Microsoft to have two communication platforms, and Skype is a better brand for the company to invest in. Still, Microsoft gave its Messenger users a few months to make their peace and move, and now we know the exact date of …

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Microsoft Really Is Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype

A rumor started going around yesterday that said Microsoft would be retiring its 13-year-old Windows Live Messenger client. All Messenger users would be shepherded into Skype so Microsoft could unite its IM clients under one brand. Microsoft wouldn’t comment on rumors yesterday, but it outright confirmed the news today. On the Skype Big Blog, Tony Bates, President of the Skype …

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Microsoft Rumored To Be Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype

Windows Live Messenger has been Microsoft’s IM client for the past 13 years. It has served the company well, but it might a little redundant now that Microsoft also owns Skype. It appears that Microsoft is thinking the same thing. Speaking to multiple sources, The Verge reports that Microsoft is axing its old Windows Live Messenger client in favor of …

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Microsoft Kills Windows Live Branding

With Windows 8 just around the corner, Microsoft is re-thinking where its cloud services will fit into the mix. As a result, Microsoft has decided to kill the “live” branding it places around those services. In its place will be the new, simply named, Microsoft Account. Yesterday on the Microsoft Deveveloper Network “Building Windows 8″ blog, Steven Sinofsky, president of …

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The Pirate Bay Blocked By Windows Live Messenger

The Pirate Bay has been attacked repeatedly in the past few months by various countries and ISPs attempting to block access to them. The site may even be blocked by the UK in the very near future. The tracker is even expecting a raid on their headquarters in the near future.The current blockage is different, however, as it’s being enforced …

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