Google Talk is now live. You're looking at it on the right.
It's a straight IM program, tied in with Gmail, and with no voice capability except to and from other Google Talk users.
But only for now.
It's going to have softphone capability.
When I clicked thru to the Google Talk Developer Page I found something very interesting.
Here's what I learned:
Q. When will federation with EarthLink and Sipphone be available?
Look out, Skype.