The EVE Online science-fiction MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) is using an XMPP service for in-game chats (also offering e-mail), on the eve-mail.net domain, with S2S (server-to-server) open for federation.
Interactive XMPP demos
The Google App Engine blog has listed a few interactive XMPP demos, like CrowdGuru,a crowdsourcing answers bot, and Multi-Chat, an IRC-like chatroom system.
Desktop Alert Inc. have released Jabcast XMPP, allowing public and private sector users of the Common Alerting Protocol to broadcast alerts using XMPP. More information is available at the press release.
PuSH Bot: PubSubHubbub to XMPP Gateway
A PubSubHubbub to XMPP gateway had already been mentionned in the previous Roundup, but PuSH Bot is a new such gateway running on http://push-bot.appspot.com/. The code is available under the Apache V2.0 license at the partychapp project (XMPP-based chatrooms for Google Talk).
Collecta's XMPP API
Collecta, the real-time search engine, has published a new XMPP API.
Tlen.pl XMPP federation
Tlen.pl, or oxygen in polish, is a slightly modified XMPP service. It features voice calls, SMS and video conference. Tlen.pl has been compatible since a long time with Gadu-gadu, the most used IM service in Poland (proprietary client, service, and protocol). Tlen.pl is now open to XMPP federation.
Prashant Thakkar has written that serves quotes of the day, words of the day, historical events of the day, horoscope of the day, joke of the day, as well as cricket scores. Just add email@example.com to your roster and send 'help' to get a list of commands.
Clisearch Jabber bot
Clisearch is a Jabber bot that will answer your queries, subscribe to RSS feeds and topics, manage your tasks and bookmarks, plus help you count with a calculator. Just add firstname.lastname@example.org to your roster and start by typing the usual 'help'. Clisearch is brought to you by Roman Kvasnyj from Russia and Anurag Bhatia from India.
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