News tagged with instant messaging

AOL integrates Facebook chat with AIM

(AP) -- As part of an ongoing effort to improve its user experience, Internet company AOL Inc. is letting users of its AIM instant-messaging service chat with friends on Facebook.

Feb 10, 2010
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Google buys online collaboration startup

Online collaboration startup AppJet said that Google is buying the San Francisco firm and merging its technology with an innovation Wave communication platform the Internet giant is creating.

Dec 05, 2009
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Nokia N900 now available in US

Nokia today announced that the highly anticipated Nokia N900 is now on sale in the United States and shipping to consumers who jumped on the opportunity to be among the first to pre-order the Maemo-powered ...

Nov 18, 2009
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Google wants businesses to ride Wave

Google pitched its fledgling Wave communications platform as a way for businesses to turn routine email into collaborative exchanges that ramp up productivity.

Nov 05, 2009
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Interoperability overdue for instant messaging

You would think it was crazy if your cell phone could call only people with phones on the same network. But we put up with that absurd situation when it comes to instant messaging -- and have for years. Worse, there's little ...

Oct 15, 2009
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Teens, texting and the sleep connection

Between their crazy schedules and upside-down circadian rhythms, teens always have been somewhat sleep-deprived. Now technology is making it worse. Teens are not just texting, instant-messaging and surfing Facebook all day; ...

Sep 23, 2009
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Tech gadgets can be addictive

I've been thinking I need to take a break from technology. Not an extended one, mind you. I'm not planning on becoming some latter-day Thoreau and retreating to my own Walden Pond sans laptop, TV and smart-phone.

Aug 28, 2009
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Yahoo! vows to fight Microsoft on new front

Yahoo! on Monday vowed to fight Microsoft on a new frontier, saying that having the software giant power its online searches won't stop it from battling for the devotion of Web surfers.

Aug 25, 2009
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Review: Need advice? Aardvark can sniff it out

(AP) -- I like to get advice from friends on all sorts of things, and love to give it even more. In the past few years, instant messaging, e-mail and Twitter have sped up the process, but there's still room ...

Jul 08, 2009
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Google hoping Web surfers will ride its 'Wave'

(AP) -- Google Inc. is hatching a new species of e-mail and instant messaging, but the Internet search leader first wants the hybrid service to evolve even more with the help of independent computer programmers.

May 28, 2009
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