Two Deals Return IM to Spotlight


Reuters and Bloomberg have both announced partnership deals for their respective instant messaging (IM) services, putting the communication technology back into the spotlight.

Reuters has signed a deal with AOL to allow Reuters Messaging (RM) users to directly communicate with AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) users. In addition, AIM users will be able to add RM users to their "buddy" lists, says David Gurle, executive vice president of collaboration services at Reuters. Both capabilities should be

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