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Microsoft Throws in the Towel in the Instant Messaging Wars
REDMOND, Wash. (Bloomberg) - Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, has stopped linking its instant messaging system with America Online Inc.'s

instant messeging  the Towel in the Instant Messaging Wars Event Summary REDMOND, Wash. (Bloomberg) - Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, has stopped linking its instant messaging system with America Online Inc.'s instant electronic-mail program, the companies said. Market Impact Microsoft has been striving for an open standard for Instant Messaging with AOL that would allow MSN and AOL users to Instant Message or IM one another without hindrance. Microsoft developers have been trying to link the two

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