AOL Sells Instant Messaging Service ICQ To DST For $187.5 Million. Its done. AOL has officially sold instant messaging service ICQ to Russian investor DST for $187.5 million.
Is ICQ a Chinese app?
Chinese Messaging App Landscape In the late 90s, Pony Ma first encountered one of the internets earliest messaging apps, ICQ, created by an Israeli company way back in 1996. While popular around the world, the service had little to no Chinese chatting or presence in China. In 1999 Pony Ma launched OICQ (Open ICQ).
Is Zoom blocked in China 2020?
Zoom has confirmed that the zoom.us website is now accessible in China in addition to zoom.com. As such, local users in China should now be able to start and join Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars via the zoom.us website.