ICQ 7 Integrates Social Networks

ICQ has released version 7 of its messenger client for Windows. The combination of Instant Messaging and Social Networking results in “Social Messaging,” ICQ stated.

Russian Investor Interested in Buying ICQ

According to media reports, the Internet company Aol. is in discussions with a Russian investor about selling the instant messaging service ICQ. In November first rumors appeared that Aol. wants to get rid of ICQ.

New IM networks for Windows Live

In an internal message to developers, the Windows Live team has announced the long-awaited integration of several instant messaging networks to work together with Windows Live. Among these networks to be added are ICQ and Skype as well as AIM, Facebook Chat and Google Talk. “We are currently aiming to