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Microsoft celebrates Windows Live Messenger's 10th birthday

Microsoft celebrates Windows Live Messenger's 10th birthday

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What's now known as Microsoft Windows Live Messenger is celebrating its 10th birthday today. Launched on this day back in 1999 as MSN Messenger Service, Microsoft boasts that within 60 days of the debut, an impressive 2.4 million people had sent their... >>

Blogger seduces Castro's son via online chats

Blogger seduces Castro's son via online chats

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A Florida-based Cuban exile blogger called Luis Dominguez has managed to penetrate the tight security cordon around the Castro family by posing as a Columbian sports journalist. Dominguez says that he used Antonio Castro's alleged weakness for young women... >>

Facebook friend lists now work in chat

Facebook friend lists now work in chat

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Do you want to be online with your mates on Facebook, but appear offline with your work colleagues? You can now do that by using Facebook's "friend lists" to filter your connections in the social networking site's chat application. Apparently a much requested... >>

Adium announces Twitter support

Adium announces Twitter support

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Adium, the free instant messaging client for Mac OS X users, has announced it is working on Twitter support for its next update. The program currently provides users with a one stop shop for all their communication needs, with the ability to access services... >>

VIDEO: fring for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

VIDEO: fring for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

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fring has announced the launch of a new version of its "social community and communication service" for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. Particularly topical, considering the reported furore over the Nokia N97 getting the Skype VoIP app, the fring app will... >>

3 and Sony Ericsson to offer enhanced Cyber-shot C510

3 and Sony Ericsson to offer enhanced Cyber-shot C510

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3 and Sony Ericsson have announced a partnership to bring "enhanced" versions of Facebook, Windows Live Messenger and YouTube uploader tool to mobile internet users. with the claim of taking popular social networking applications and integrating them... >>

Nimbuzz announced for Toshiba TG01

Nimbuzz announced for Toshiba TG01

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Nimbuzz has announced that it is to develop an "optimised" version of its social messaging application for Toshiba's new TG01 smartphone. Nimbuzz's messaging application is said to "integrate effortlessly with an individual's sophisticated and 'hyper-connected'... >>

Vodafone comp to see "instant messaging millionaires"

Vodafone comp to see "instant messaging millionaires"

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Vodafone is offering its UK customers the chance to win the cash equivalent of one million instant messages. Vodafone says it is looking to make three customers "instant messaging millionaires" by the end of next month. Customers aged over 16 will be... >>

Virgin Mobile offers free Windows Live Messenger

Virgin Mobile offers free Windows Live Messenger

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Virgin Mobile has announced the launch of Windows Live Messenger service for their new and existing customers on selected handsets. Virgin Mobile will provide the service, either pre-loaded or downloadable, onto a customer’s mobile, and it will be free... >>

Sony Ericsson launches new Xperia panels

Sony Ericsson launches new Xperia panels

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Sony Ericsson has launched two new "panels" for the Xperia X1, teaming up with Facebook and Microsoft Windows Live. The new Facebook application built for Sony Ericsson uses the panel-based interface of the Xperia X1 to deliver an "intuitive" version... >>