Developers are urged to remove the inactive Meebo code from their site before June comes around.
If you want to keep in touch with all your friends and coworkers, you don't have to jump around from one service to another.
Meebo -- the Web IM service turned advertising tool -- has been acquired by Google, and will work on the company's Google+ social network.
Google is looking to buy social-products company Meebo for about $100 million, according to a report in All Things Digital.
Buyout of five-person company appears to be geared toward beefing up the Web pioneer's engineering ranks rather than getting a hold of the startup's technology.
And some you have. On the chopping block: iGoogle, Google Video, Chatback, Google Mini, and the Symbian Search App.
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Popular mobile chat application IM+ has crossed the digital divide to desktop users in the form of a Web app that lets you plug into several IM networks at once. We give it a spin and compare it to ever-popular competitor Meebo.
Any programmer now can build software to tap into Windows Live Messenger's network. Perhaps in time IM will become less fragmented and more useful.
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