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Yahoo Planning App To Compete With Apple's FaceTime on iPhone

   
5:38 pm on Oct 8, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Yahoo Planning App To Compete With Apple's FaceTime on iPhone [blogs.reuters.com]
Apple has based a great deal of its iPhone 4 marketing blitz around its so-called FaceTime video calling technology.

But Yahoo is about to challenge Apple for the mobile video calling crown, with plans to brings video chat to iPhones and Android-based phones via its popular Yahoo Messenger instant messaging service.

During a briefing with Reuters on Thursday, David Katz, Yahoo’s VP of Mobile for the Americas region, let it slip that the company will soon be offering mobile app versions of Yahoo Messenger with built-in video calling capabilities.