News tagged with messaging

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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Explainer: What is geoblocking?

So you sit down in front of your computer to catch the latest episode of Doctor Who directly from BBC's iPlayer, and you are greeted by an error message informing you that the program will play only in the ...

Apr 19, 2013
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US safety board probes case of texting pilot

(AP)—The pilot of a medical helicopter that ran out of fuel and crashed, killing four people, was distracted by text messages when he should have been conducting pre-flight checks, U.S. accident investigators ...

Apr 09, 2013
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US drivers talk and text as much as ever

Americans are using cellphones and other gadgets behind the wheel as much as ever, despite widespread awareness of the risks involved, a federal government agency said Friday.

Apr 05, 2013
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ICT plays an increasing part in criminal activities

The influence of ICT on traditional crimes such as burglary, robbery, intimidation and fraud is on the rise. Researchers from the University of Twente examined a large number of crimes in the east of the Netherlands on behalf ...

Apr 04, 2013
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