Google, Samsung team up to quash iMessage

Google, Samsung team up to quash iMessage

Google and Samsung each announced details today of a new partnership they’ve entered into to try and do something about the myriad advantages iMessage currently enjoys compared to the fragmented and overly complicated messaging situation that exists on Android.

Google product management director Sanaz Ahari explained in a company blog post that both companies are going to work together to offer users what amounts to an enhanced messaging experience.

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One that helps keep pushing the industry toward global Rich Communication Services coverage and interoperability.

“This collaboration,” she explains, “will ensure that Android Messages and Samsung Messages will work seamlessly together and with RCS messaging, enabling features like the ability to chat over Wi-Fi, create rich group chats, see typing indicators and read receipts, and share high-resolution photos and videos across platforms.”


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