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May, 2010

  • 21 May

    Benefits of Your Own XMPP Server

    Instant messaging is a fast and inexpensive method of communication that has been part of the Internet since the early days. While most are familiar with proprietary instant messaging protocols like AOL Instant Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger, some may not be familiar with XMPP, even if they use it. It …

April, 2010

  • 28 April

    AOL sells ICQ for $187.5 million.

    Do you use ICQ? Probably not, and neither do I. It makes sense then that AOL announced the sale of the service today to Digital Sky Technologies for $187.5 million– a fraction of the $407 million the firm originally paid for it in 1998. ICQ was created by Israeli company …

December, 2009

  • 21 December

    AOL wins domain dispute

    American web media giant and ISP AOL has won a dispute at the National Arbitration Forum over the domain 4ngadget.com. AOL claimed the name violated the trademark of its gadget blog Engadget. At first glance, but two may not seem confusingly similar, but because “4” is located right next to …