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Parents experience FOMO on Internet speak

If you tell your mum she's fleek, she probably won't get the compliment—social media is driving a rapid evolution of the English language that is leaving parents baffled, a study suggested Friday.

dateMay 01, 2015 in Internet
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Battle of ideas pits tech talent in London docks

The clicking of keyboards fills the hall at a former London dockyard hosting a 24-hour "hackathon" to design applications ranging from the whimsical to the practical and even the potentially life-saving.

dateApr 29, 2015 in Business
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Japan's mobile app Line reviving IPO plans

Line, the popular messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's earthquake and tsunami, is set for an initial public offering as early as this year, a report said Thursday, after shelving plans for a ...

dateApr 02, 2015 in Business
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Reuters websites blocked in China

Reuters news websites were inaccessible in China on Friday, the latest Western news organisation to be blocked in a country where censors keep a tight grip over information.

dateMar 20, 2015 in Internet
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WhatsApp adds messaging from Web

The popular mobile messaging application WhatsApp, acquired by Facebook last year for nearly $22 billion, unveiled a new service Wednesday for sending messages from a Web browser.

dateJan 21, 2015 in Software
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