Google to launch instant messenger?

Posted on Monday, Aug 15 2005 @ 10:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Slashdot writes about rumours Google may be the next for Google as they recently bought a company called Meetroduction, which is known for their instant messenger Meetro.
Technically speaking, Meetro is radius and proximity based software. Untechnically speaking, it finds like-minded people around you instantly. Wherever you are. So whether you’re in-town or out of town, Meetro gets you on the town with old friends or new acquaintances.

So, is it true? Is Google writing the check now? Well, after a chat with Paul Bragiel, CEO of Meetroduction, the word is not right now. He called the whole story “rumors.” These rumors have boosted the number of user to Meetro, but have never been conformed.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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Re: Google to launch instant messenger?
by Anonymous on Tuesday, Aug 16 2005 @ 01:57 CEST
Why is Slashdot reporting today, what we knew last week? Old news.