Microsoft to retire Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype

TheVerge: Microsoft is working towards retiring its Windows Live Messenger client in favor of Skype. The Verge has learned through several sources that Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger service will be retired in the coming months and integrated into Skype. Microsoft has slowly been moving people over to the Messenger backend for Skype over the past few months, with around 80 percent of all IMs sent on Skype being handled by Messenger.

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.
sjaakiejj2055d ago

oh dear, and there I was thinking that Skype was a nice quiet place..