Yahoo launches IM client with VoIP

Posted on Wednesday, May 18 2005 @ 13:46 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Yahoo yesterday launched a beta version of its new instant messaging software with support for Voice over IP (VoIP) and its Yahoo 360 social network. The new version will make it easier to call friends for free via PCs, send messages to mobile devices, share photos and post content to a personal weblog.
"E-mail was the killer application from the mid to late '90s, then instant chat came second, now VoIP is opening up the third chapter," Frazier Miller, director of Yahoo Messenger, said in an interview.
More info at CNET

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