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July 30, 2012
by sjvn01
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Google adds Google+ Hangout style video-conferencing to Gmail

Fred Brewin, a Google product manager, has just announced that Google is upgrading its Gmail and its closely allied Google Talk  instant-messaging, VoIP, and video-chat service to to “a more modern video calling technology — Google+ Hangouts.” Google+ Hangouts enables … Continue reading

July 19, 2012
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu adds WebApps to its Linux desktop

Portland, OR: At OSCon, Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company announced that it’s adding a new feature to its Ubuntu desktop: the ability to use popular Internet services and Websites, such as Google’s GMail and Facebook as … Continue reading