INTERNET WEEK -- Oct 19 -- LiveJournal (10 million users) on Tuesday rolled out Internet telephony and instant messaging services from SIPphone as a free download. The Gizmo Project for provides PC-to-PC calls, as well as calls to landline and mobile phones.
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Mark Brooks: Internet dating companies must consider telephony options now. The time is ripe. Technology is available. Users are sophisticated enough to handle it. Users want connections. Real world connections. Women like to gage a guy by the sound of his voice and what he has to say. Let's give the ladies what they want. Voice connections before the coffee date.