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04.10.12
ICQ seeks comeback with mobile app update, new iPad version
04.10.12

ICQ seeks comeback with mobile app update, new iPad version

ICQ, the resilient David Hasselhoff of instant messaging, is updating its app for Android and iOS,...

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04.04.12
WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much
04.04.12

WhatsApp founder says he doesn't want to hurt carriers, much

Given how much the world has already noticed that instant messaging can be cheaper than SMS, it's s...

By S. Sakr,   04.04.12
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03.05.12
Facebook Messenger for Windows app now officially official
03.05.12

Facebook Messenger for Windows app now officially official

The fact that Facebook had a dedicated messaging app up its sleeve for Windows will go down as one...

By T. O'Brien,   03.05.12
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02.16.12
Messages Beta now available for Mac OS X Lion
02.16.12

Messages Beta now available for Mac OS X Lion

If you've read our OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion preview you know that the new Messages app is one of the...

By T. Stevens,   02.16.12
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12.15.11
Microsoft Lync arrives on Windows Phone and Android, other mobile OSs still waiting in the queue
12.15.11

Microsoft Lync arrives on Windows Phone and Android, other mobile OSs still waiting in the queue

Microsoft can't release apps quick enough. Bolstering the cross-platform likes of SkyDrive, One...

By M. Smith,   12.15.11
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12.05.11
PingChat! becomes Touch, delivers real-time social collaboration to Android, BlackBerry and iOS (video)
12.05.11

PingChat! becomes Touch, delivers real-time social collaboration to Android, BlackBerry and iOS (video)

13 million PingChat! users will soon find their cross-platform instant messaging companion taking...

By Z. Lutz,   12.05.11
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12.01.11
CEO bans email, encourages social networking
12.01.11

CEO bans email, encourages social networking

Who needs email when you have text messaging, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and a menagerie of alt...

By J. Tucker,   12.01.11
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11.25.11
Crapgadget: BFF Gemz dilute the notion of a best friend (video)
11.25.11

Crapgadget: BFF Gemz dilute the notion of a best friend (video)

If you want a charm that hangs 'round your neck and glows whenever your friend Missy tells you...

By D. Cooper,   11.25.11
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11.25.11
Microsoft Lync coming to Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Windows Phone next month
11.25.11

Microsoft Lync coming to Android, BlackBerry, iOS and Windows Phone next month

Heads up, corporateers. Just like the company previously hinted, Microsoft Lync will soon make it...

By Z. Lutz,   11.25.11
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