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Facebook 'Gmail Killer' Due Monday

Social network to reveal 'full-fledged webmail client,' say sources

(Newser) - In its latest step toward world domination, Facebook will unveil the web email service its staff calls “the Gmail killer” on Monday, sources tell TechCrunch . It’s more than just an update to Facebook messaging: Project Titan, as it’s known, is “a full-fledged webmail client” with loads... More »

Gmail Adds Voice, Video Chat

Google becomes first of email's big 3 to integrate audio, video

(Newser) - Users of Google's Gmail service can now see and hear each other, the San Jose Mercury News reports. The company rolled out video and voice additions to the chat function in its Gmail interface yesterday, putting the world's third-biggest free email provider a step ahead of rivals Microsoft and Yahoo... More »

Mozilla Invests Millions to Amp Up Thunderbird

App might take off like Firefox, unless users prefer webmail

(Newser) - The makers of Firefox are spending $3 million to amp up their old email program, Thunderbird, CNET reports. Mozilla Foundation hopes to repeat the success it had with Firefox, a browser that nabbed a notable market share. Yet Thunderbird may have a tough flight ahead of it: Many users prefer... More »

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