ICQ


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ICQ

n
(Communications & Information) trademark an instant messaging computer program that enables internet users to locate and communicate with one another online
[approximate abbreviation of I seek you]
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ICQ Global performs electrical, chemical, physical, flammability, microbiological and other performance tests of a wide variety of products, including toys, promotional products, textiles and cosmetics, to certify that they meet national and international consumer standards.
Digital Sky Technologies (DST), an Internet company operating in the Russian-speaking and Eastern European markets, is to acquire the instant messaging service ICQ from US web services provider AOL Inc (NYSE:AOL), the two companies said on Wednesday.
By the time the popular America Online bought Mirabilis for $287 million in cash in 1998, ICQ boasted 12 million registered users, with a million more joining every 22 days.
One can simply provide one IP address, domain name, email address, or just select one person from his/her ICQ contact list (only one of these items is needed).
A THE basic ICQ messaging service is free (ICQ's charging policy is shown at the bottom of its web page at www.
By extending its CNN Interactive content offerings to the 25 million registered users of Netcenter and the more than 50 million registered users of ICQ, Time Warner will increase the reach of CNN's extremely popular news brand, and America Online will gain world-class news content for its popular Web-based properties.
The partnership will allow the close to 50 million users of ICQ, Spinner and Winamp to discover and purchase great downloadable music from EMusic.
With CDNetworks Web Performance Suite, ICQ will ensure the high-end performance of its website and accelerate the delivery of its website content and applications to its end users worldwide.
According to the paper, Yandex's rivals in the race for ICQ include Russian investor Digital Sky Technologies, or DST, Chinese Internet and mobile services company Tencent Holdings Limited (HKG:0700), South African media company Naspers (JNB:NPN) and Czech Seznam.
The programme will enable the company to provide handset manufacturers with a Wireless Village IMPS-based instant messaging client encompassing a branded, full colour version of AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ services.
To make it more effective the worm uses two data transmission channels simultaneously: e-mail and ICQ, the popular Internet-paging software.
Aside from changing its software to thwart Microsoft, AOL also announced that it would soon launch the ICQ Mail service, a customized, free, web-based email service developed in collaboration with Critical Path Inc.