Gaim now Pidgin

Paul Stamatiou points out that Gaim, the open source and multi-protocol instant messaging client, is now going to be known as ‘Pidgin’. Sigh.

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Yahoo, Microsoft tie message knot

From the BBC: Users of the Yahoo and Microsoft instant messaging programs can now contact each other directly. The two firms have released software that ties the two networks into a huge community of 350 million users. The trial software allows people to swap text messages but will eventually let people talk to each other … Keep reading