2. History and Creator of Skype Founded by Swedish entrepreneurs Niklas Zennström and Dane Janus on 2003 Microsoft acquired all of the Skype technologies with the purchase of 8.5 billion $ The company was incorporated as a division of Microsoft from 13 October 2011 Skype has 663 million registered users as of September 2011
3. Purpose of Skype Make free video and voice calls Send instant messages Share files with other Skype users Make low-cost calls to landlines and mobiles
5. Gtalk Google Founder is Sergey Brin, Larry Page On March 14, 2007, Google released the Google Talk Gadget Google Talk is an instant messaging service that provides both text and voice communication. Google Talk is integrated into Gmail. Users can send instant messages to other Gmail users
6. YAHOO MESSENGER Yahoo! Inc. was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo Yahoo! Messenger was originally launched under the name Yahoo! Pager on March 9, 1998. Yahoo! Messenger is provided free of charge and can be downloaded and used with a generic "Yahoo! ID" which also allows access to other Yahoo! Services. Yahoo! Messenger is an advertisement-supported instant messaging client and associated protocol provided by Yahoo! Yahoo! added voicemail and file sending capabilities to their client. File-sharing of sizes up to 2GB was added to Yahoo messenger.
7. APPLE FACE TIME Face Time is a video calling software application and related protocol developed by Apple Inc. Face Time was announced by then Apple CEO Steve Jobs on June 7, 2010 On February 24, 2011, Face Time left beta and was listed in the Mac App Store for $0.99 (£0.69). Apple claims that it intended to provide the application free of charge FaceTime works by connecting an iPhone 4 or newer iPhone, a fourth generation iPod touch, a second generation iPad or newer iPad, or a computer with Mac OS X to another similar device
8. VERIBU Veribu was founded in 2009 Veribu is an innovative web-based communication platform that allows its users to engage in video chats, phone calls, and text messages. Veribu is referred to as a web-based multi-media communications utility platform. Open a web browser - any web browser. Veribu operates through any browser and OS Communicate! Veribu makes it easier than ever to communicate with your friends in real- time with voice, video, and text!