Microsoft and Yahoo to collaborate IM services July 13, 2006Posted by rjdohnert in Uncategorized.
Consumers worldwide from Microsoft and Yahoo! will be able to take advantage of IM interoperability and join the limited public beta program. They will be among the first to exchange instant messages across the free services as well as see their friends’ online presence, view personal status messages, share select emoticons, view offline messages and add new contacts from either service at no cost.Yahoo! and Microsoft plan to make the interoperability between their respective IM services broadly available to consumers in the coming months.
My Take; A long time coming and I cannot wait. The only question then is which client to use