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.

2009’s Real-Time vs. 2010’s Cloud Computing

Social Networks have existed ever since the beginning of the decade, varying from social blogging portals, such as Windows Live Spaces, to video-hosting networks, such as YouTube, to mere social networks, such as Hi5, Bebo, MySpace, and most importantly, Facebook.

What’s Happening? Twitter in German!

The short message platform Twitter is now available in 6 languages, among them German. All texts have been translated by volunteers. German is the last new language that Twitter is adding this year.

New Mobile Twitter Website Soon at Hand

The developers of the microblogging platform Twitter have renovated the mobile website technically and optically. If you’re interested, get a first glimpse of the work at

MS Talk: Audio Interview With Marcus Schmidt

Over the past one and a half years, Microsoft has engaged in social media. This has helped to get in touch with us as customers and created a positive buzz around Windows and Windows Live. Social communities like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube play an important role in this.

Hablamos español—but secure, please

Spanish is the first of currently 4 user-translated languages that are about to get added to Twitter. You can now switch the Twitter website to Spanish. And please check your OAuth permissions for unwanted applications. We show how.

Upcoming project releases at mynetx Creations

I thought it was about time to let you know what I am currently working on. While you can find the complete list at the Projects page, here is a summary of the most interesting bits. MPLCode A Messenger Plus! script for sending/receiving programming codes formatted instead of plain-text. WLMStatus