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Google debuts Duo video chat app

Google nailed e-mail with the 2004 introduction of Gmail. But as traditional e-mail falls out of favour with a growing sliver of the population, Google has struggled to make its messaging tools relevant or introduce

Duncan McLeod
WhatsApp, WeChat in race for IM dominance

There’s an online land grab of the sort not seen since the dot-com bubble taking place in the global instant messaging (IM) market. WhatsApp Messenger, WeChat (partly owned by South Africa’s Naspers), Hangouts, Skype and BlackBerry Messenger, along with several smaller