Play 'no matter what device' you have.
Builds heavily on Neon concept browser.
Google's IM package now features real-time translation to and from multiple languages. Next step: a small fish you slip into your ear?
We all know what you've been wanting on your Xbox 360 - a way to IM people. After all, it's not like you're busy gaming!
Users of the two messaging systems are now able to chat to each other as Microsoft and Yahoo get their love on.
Fed up of having separate accounts and programmes for IM, email, Skype, calendar, todo list, and all the rest? Microsoft might have the answer.
The giant from Redmond wants you to 'Stop typing, start talking' on MSN messenger. Presumably 'Stop typing, start taking your clothes off' isn't such a good tagline.
Users with MSN Messenger can now chat with those using Yahoo Messenger. Trillian users, go back to bed.
Microsoft looks to be ramping up it's involvement in the VoIP arena after purchasing Internet Telephony outfit Teleo.
Google, the search engine giant, continue their expansion into new areas with the launch of their instant messaging service, Google Talk.
Having set up shop in a new flat, Wil muses on the benefits of latter-day communication.
Delve into my future of communication and it isn't Voice Over IP.