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Windows Live messenger is soon to be dead

Reports from Microsoft have confirmed that indeed the famous Windows Live messenger is coming to an end in favour of Skype. Skype already has a storming figure of 280 million users from Microsoft’s latest earning report. The news is that Microsoft will discontinue Windows Live messenger for good. Ah, we do hate endings don’t we? The feeling that I had when I heard the news can perfectly be painted by this quote. “The leaves of memory seemed to make a mournful rustling in the dark.” (The Fire of Driftwood) Tony Blates, the President of Microsoft, explained that in favour of its Skype division, and to ...

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