Terms of the deal for the VoIP software company were undisclosed, but Google's second acquisition of the week will be used to help Google Voice.
A desktop version of Google Voice would allow users of the service to treat their PC or Mac like a phone, and compete with existing services such as Skype.
Google on December 31 will shut down site for GrandCentral, which it acquired and reworked into Google Voice. Users should back up old messages now.
How to use your computer as a phone.
Gmail users could soon be able to place and receive voice calls from within their Gmail in-boxes as part of a new service integrated into Google Chat.
Robertson has made a career out of attacking the music industry, first with MP3.com, and more recently with radio recording service DAR.fm. CNET digital media reporter Greg Sandoval also joins us.
Heads up, Skype: By acquiring Global IP Solutions for about $68 million, Google expects to improve its audio and video communication abilities.
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Turns out when we blew up the moon a few weeks ago, we found water! Yay! The bottled water companies are presumably planning their trips now. THIS is how we motivate us to get back to the moon!
New voice over Internet Protocol service doesn't require a software client, which means that users can get started making calls with just a click of their mouse.