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Google, Skype Race Toward Next IM Frontier

Greedy bastards steal IM technology and use it for "corporations."

News Analysis: Enterprise instant messaging may be the future of the field, judging by upcoming projects from major vendors.

This week may well be the pivotal point in the emergence of instant messaging as a tool for the enterprise, as well as for consumers, according to experts.

Instant messaging plans were unveiled this week by Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Luxembourg-based Skype Technologies S.A, joining the IM offerings of Yahoo Inc. and other leading computer industry players. By Gene Koprowski

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