Stories about MSN messenger

I was 16 when I was forced to marry a stranger and move to Canada

When I was a kid, my only goal was to get a good education. I dreamt of attending Harvard or Stanford, and planned to become a doctor one day. I was the eldest of four daughters in a Pakistani Muslim family. We lived in Ruwais, a small town in the United Arab Emirates, where my father worked in an oil plant and my mother was a teacher. At school, I always stood out among the girls in my class—I was brash, clever, outspoken. I took pride in acing every test. When I brought home top marks, my father would ...

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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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