Tue 23 Aug 2005
After lots of hubbub and grinding on the rumor mill:
- NY Times: Google to Offer Instant Messaging and Voice Communications on the Web
- LA Times: Google to Deliver Instant Messages
- The Rumor Mill (a.k.a Exead): Meetro and Google
Google's new integrated IM/VOIP/EMail client, Google Talk, is online a few hours early. (Slashdot coverage)Note that in order to use it you must already have a GMail account. Is Google trying to centralize its namespace? Seems like it. I forsee JoeSmith4468893006.