April 30, 2017 9:48 AM ET


Company Overview of ICQ Ltd.

Company Overview

ICQ Ltd. provides online instant messaging software for desktop and mobile for advertisers. The company offers its solutions for iPhone, Android, Symbian, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Java, ad Bada messaging. It offers its communication tools to chat, make free video calls, make phone calls, for email notifications, and to chat with friends from Facebook, Google Talk, and other social networks and messengers. ICQ Ltd. was formerly known as Mirabilis Ltd. and changed its name to ICQ Ltd. in June 1998. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. ICQ Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of ICQ LLC.

Kiryat Atidim

Building 7

Tel Aviv,  61580


Founded in 1996


972 3 766 5555


972 3 766 5566

Key Executives for ICQ Ltd.

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ICQ Ltd. Key Developments

ICQ Launches New Live Chat Features

Mail.ru Group announced that its messenger ICQ has launched new types of live-chats with additional settings. It has become possible to launch live-chats which are available to read only, adding comments requires authorisation from the chat administrator.20 In addition, users can now set an age limit for chat users. The messenger has also introduced a search option to find chats around the world that may be of interest to join. The refreshed version of the company app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play.

ICQ Launches New Windows Version and Opens Source Code of the App

ICQ Launched New Windows Version and Opens Source Code of the App. The new version has been completely redesigned to support Windows 10 and the large screen resolutions of present-day monitors. In addition, ICQ has been significantly accelerated, which will be especially beneficial for power users. The app speed has increased by 8 times, which means that ICQ now launches instantly. The new ICQ also uses a lot less memory. The new versions users will focus on voice and video calls. Call quality is ensured by the updated VoIP engine offering optimized performance over slow Internet. The new ICQ for Windows also features chat history synchronization. The new ICQ version is built using the cross-platform library Qt. The developers will release versions for OS X and Linux based on this update. In addition, the source code of the new ICQ is available on GitHub for third-party developers. The version is now available on icq.com.

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