News tagged with messaging

Making sense of patterns in the Twitterverse

If you think keeping up with what's happening via Twitter, Facebook and other social media is like drinking from a fire hose, multiply that by 7 billion – and you'll have a sense of what Court Corley wakes up to every morning.

Jun 07, 2013
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Research finds new channels to trigger mobile malware

(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered new hard-to-detect methods that criminals may use to trigger mobile device malware that could eventually lead to targeted ...

May 16, 2013
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Google challenger in Vietnam redirecting queries

(AP)—A Russian-financed search engine seeking to challenge Google's dominance in Vietnam is redirecting queries for some politically sensitive terms to the American company's search engine, apparently as a way of avoiding ...

May 16, 2013
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Microsoft embraces a Google service for a change

Microsoft's disdain for Google doesn't extend to all of its rival's products. In a rare bit of cooperation, Microsoft's Outlook.com is giving users of its free email service the option of logging into Google Chat to exchange ...

May 14, 2013
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Report: Bloomberg private messages leaked online

(AP)—A published report says financial data and news service Bloomberg accidently leaked online more than 10,000 private messages containing sensitive pricing data exchanged by users of Bloomberg's financial information ...

May 13, 2013
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WhatsApp storms to lead in online-messaging race

Its chief executive claims it has more users than Twitter. It's rumored to have just rebuffed a $1 billion buyout offer from Google. So what's up with WhatsApp? And how has a San Francisco startup that many Americans still ...

May 08, 2013
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Sore thumbs? US text messaging declines

Americans are saying goodbye to text messaging, a wireless industry group says, as Internet-based applications such as Apple's Messages are starting to taking over from what was once a cash cow for phone companies.

May 02, 2013
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