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Google today announced a major update to Meet, its video-meeting service, which brings several user interface tweaks for desktop users, as well as quite a bit of new functionality, including…

Google Meet gets a refreshed UI, multipinning, autozoom and more

Google today announced a major revamp of its travel planning tools on the web. After launching a similar set of tools on mobile last year, the company today announced that…

Google makes travel planning easier

Google announced two small but useful updates for Gmail on Android today: rich text formatting and instant RSVPs. Rich text formatting has long been available for Gmail on the web,…

Gmail For Android Gets Rich Text Formatting And Instant RSVPs

During its earnings call, Google today announced that Gmail now has more than 1 billion monthly active users. That’s up from 900 million the company announced during its I/O developer…

Gmail Now Has More Than 1B Monthly Active Users

A number of sources, including tipsters reporting directly to TechCrunch, as well as Google support forum posters and individuals on Twitter are reporting that Google’s Hangouts service is having some…

Google Hangouts And Google Talk Bug Resulting In Messages Going Out To The Wrong Recipients

Here is something you probably didn’t see coming: Outlook.com just enabled chat interoperability with Google Talk. This new feature, which is rolling out worldwide over the next few days, allows…

Outlook.com Users Can Now Chat With Their Google Friends

It’s not just you. GTalk is down worldwide. Google first recognized the issue and started investigating at 6:40 AM EDT. While Google Talk appears to be up at first glance,…

Google Talk Is Down: Worldwide Outage Since 6:50 AM EDT (It’s Back Up For Some)

Remember back in the early days on instant messaging when people figured out that they could set up chatbots that users would interact with? Yeah, they were fun for like…

Google has announced an iPhone version of Google Talk which is simply an iPhone-ized browser-based version of the Google’s text chat application. This means you can’t talk over the Interwebs…

Google has announced an iPhone version of Google Talk which is simply an iPhone-ized browser-formatted version of the Google’s text chat application. This means you can’t talk over the Interwebs…

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Google Talk does on-the-fly translations

6:00 pm PST • December 19, 2007

A couple years ago, I became a member of a crowdsourcing outfit called Cambrian House just as it was getting started. The premise of the site is basically that you…

Hardware

iPhone Edition of 'mundu' handles IM with ease

11:45 am PST • November 8, 2007

Previously available by invite only, mundu is now available to the rest of us. It allows you to use your Yahoo!, Google, MSN, and AIM accounts with ease. Emphasis on…

Google Talk Swings Back

2:21 am PDT • July 28, 2006

There’s lots of instant messaging news today. Google isn’t letting the fact that it has less than 1% market share and only 44,000 people used its Google Talk client last…

Gmail Chat to Launch Tomorrow

10:15 pm PST • February 6, 2006

The NYT is reporting that Google will be blending Google Talk directly into the Gmail website tomorrow for a limited number of users. The new product will be called “Gmail…