Posts Tagged ‘instant-messaging’

Baby Bell’s Nightmare: Google

According to Google: Google believes that users should have a choice in what applications they use for communication. Built to support industry standards, Google Talk enables Google users to connect to the Google Talk service and exchange IMs using any client that does the same, including Trillian, Adium, iChat, GAIM, and Psi. The company is […]

It’s time for an international standard on Instant Messaging

Well, actually it’s well past time. Instant Messaging has all the earmarks to be the communications of the future, and it royally stinks. Problems today: Networks don’t communicate together, hence locking users in (MSN, AIM, Yahoo!) Phones don’t Text Message (same as IM essentially) across networks. Barely from net to phone. Each has proprietary ‘extras’ […]