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Thursday, 8 November 2012

Microsoft switch to Skype and dropping its instant-messaging program

  • Thursday, 8 November 2012
  • Harmeet Saini
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  • Microsoft is dropping its instant-messaging program  ( Windows Live Messenger) and  switch to Skype. Maintaining Windows Live Messenger made less sense after Microsoft Corp. bought Skype for $8.5 billion last year.
    A new version of Skype released a few weeks ago allows users to sign in with a Microsoft account. By merging the two services, people won't have to maintain two separate contact lists.

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