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VoIP coming to Google Voice Cloud Computing in 2010

Google plans to implements, VoIP into Google Voice cloud computing service in 2010. Google acquired Gizmo5, a maker of softphone software that’ll enable Google Voice to operate like Skype by letting users place calls via Web from one PC to another or from a PC to a landline or mobile phone. Bradley Horowitz, declined to outline specifics for how Google is implementing Gizmo5 with Google Voice. “What we’re trying to do with telephony is give people a seamless experience that frees up their telephony communication from the silos where it’s lived for the last decade. Voicemail, my contacts, all of those things have been segregated from the rest of my Web experience. We have big plans to do a better job. Voicemail transcription, inbox integration and threaded SMS are fantastic features, but we’re really just scratching the surface. Gizmo5 gives us talent and talent technology. They’ve specific tech and skills in further integrating telephony with devices and desktop and Web-based computing. We want to make sure you’re communication is available to you irrespective of where you’re at, what device you’ve in your pocket, etc,” Horowitz said.

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