Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Google Gets GAIM Guy

Filed under
OSS

It shouldn't be surprising that Google aggressively goes after the best talent in the business. Google's nascent IM business is apparently no exception.

To that end, Google has hired the lead developer of the GAIM instant messaging project, one of the most popular open source projects on the planet, to help its IM development.

Sean Egan publicly broke the news on the GAIM Web site this week, revealing that he has been working in Google's Seattle office for a month and a half on the company's GoogleTalk IM application.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Linux Mint KDE Review: Easy And Beautiful Rianne Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 8:33am
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:14am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:13am
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:12am
Story Games and CrossOver Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:11am
Story Red Hat and Fedora Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:09am
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:08am
Story Leftovers: OSS and Sharing Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:07am
Story Security Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 25/03/2017 - 12:05am
Story Damage control by Microsoft Roy Schestowitz 24/03/2017 - 11:19pm