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Microsoft to launch Skype for browsers

Microsoft is expanding Skype by making it accessible via web browsers. The communication service is currently beta testing ‘Skype for web', which comes in the form of a plugin. However, the plugin version won't be required forever as Microsoft is hoping to launch a Web Real-Time Communication version as soon as …

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Windows Live Messenger to be retired by year’s end

For about as long as I can remember Windows Live Messenger has been my instant messaging service of choice but it looks like I will soon have to change. After more than a decade Microsoft's long-existing service is set to be retired, but the technology behind it is set to …

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