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The Perfect VoIP Softphone and IM client

With more softphones on the market than you can shake a stick at, each with their own "island" of users that cannot bridge to other islands, I've become a bit disillussioned with the VoIP softphone market. Sure, there is talk...

Fark.com links to my story on T-Mobile blocking VoIP and IM

Fark.com's tech page shows a story link to my 3-week old post on T-Mobile banning VoIP and IM. While I'm flattered to be on Fark.com's website, which I myself visit from time-to-time, why link to a three-week old story? Sheesh....

Agile Messenger for Windows Mobile 5.0 speaks MSN, AOL,Yahoo,Google Talk

AgileMobile.com. has announced the release of Agile Messenger for Windows Mobile 5.0, an instant messaging client for mobile phones and handheld computers which communications with the popular instant messaging networks of MSN, AOL, Yahoo!, ICQ, Google Talk or any other...

Lycos Phone blows away Skype and Yahoo Messenger?

Lycos Phone is launching on Monday the Internet's first-ever "virtually" free VoIP integrated communications platform, combining IM, video chat, real-time video on demand streaming content (including IPTV channels), and an MP3 player. That first sentence certainly sounded marketing-speak didn't...

Yahoo Messenger launches U.S. Phone In and Phone Out

A new public beta of Yahoo! Messenger with Voice is launching today, which you can download here. messenger.yahoo.com Yahoo launched the international roll-out of Yahoo Phone In and Yahoo Phone Out back in December, and now today they are...

eqo's Mobile-to-Skype buddy list solution

eqo (pronounced same as 'echo') came to TMC to pre-brief me on their mobile-to-Skype buddy list peer-to-peer (P2P) solution. Essentially, eqo acts as the "glue" betwen online communities such as LinkedIn, MySpaces, orkut, or Skype with mobile carriers such as...

Zoep VoIP client with Firefox plugin and Jabber support

VoIPSter has announced the formation of The OpenZoep Foundation and the release of OpenZoep communications engine. The OpenZoep communication protocol is based on the XMPP Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol, an open, XML-based protocol for near-real-time, extensible instant messaging and...

Tello a near term solution?

Tello was launched today by Pulver with some help from Craig McCaw, telecom banker Michael Price and former Apple CEO John Sculley. What is Tello? Tello enables enterprise users to see the presence of the person they are trying...

AOL and IBM Sametime IM clients federate

Looks like my prediction that in 2006 that IM clients will interoperate is coming true. AOL today announced that it has formed a relationship with IBM to connect their instant messaging communities. The popular enterprise IM client, IBM Lotus Sametime...

Google Talk now federates

As of yesterday, Google Talk now federates with other XMPP services. Google announced "open federation" for the Google Talk service allowing people on different IM/VoIP clients to "talk" to each other. Google Talk currently support open federation with any service...

Pangean's Push-to-Talk VoIP and IM client

I've been testing Pangean Technologies' insta-REACT! VoIP/IM software for awhile now and I thought I'd give my blog readers a "sneak peak" at the review which will be published in the January 2006 issue of Internet Telephony Magazine. The software...

GAIM 2.0 coming

Erik had an interview with Sean Egan of GAIM about the impending launch of GAIM 2.0, its new features, and Sean's thoughts on IM & VoIP interoperability. Erik writes, "He had some very interesting things to say about Voice Interop...

AOL IM and VoIP Survey

Some interesting survey stats to share from AOL's IM survey that also includes some VoIP statistics. Interestingly, 20 percent say they currently enjoy, or would like to try, making live voice calls to other computers, landlines and cell phones directly...

Profit from IM and VoIP?

FaceBridge Research announced a plug-and-play solution for IM/VoIP networks and portals to profit from IM/VoIP service. According to FaceBridge, "What's been missing is the ability of any individual user to bill for their time while communicating with one or more...

Yahoo and MSN Messenger IM clients interoperate

Hell has finally frozen over and the IM interoperability wars are nearing an end. The MSN and Yahoo instant messaging clients now interoperate. Both MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger will support using a single ID to contact/IM people located on...

Chril Pirillo on GoogleTalk, eBay/Skype and other IM stuff

Eric Lagerway, formerly of Xten emailed me with an interesting podcast/interview he had with Chris Pirillo.Eric writes: I wanted to get Chris Pirillo's feedback on some recent events including GoogleTalk, eBay/Skype and the proprietary IM scene. We had some great...

ICQ 5 Launched

ICQ 5 is out with some VoIP features..But it's just push-to-talk walkie-talkie-style half-duplex 1990's technology. Ho hum.. boring!!! I thought we were beyond this half-duplex nonsense?The only time I want to see half-duplex is on a walkie talkie or one...
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